Ballwin, MO
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Living in Ballwin

Ballwin is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 30,870 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Ballwin is the 20th largest community in Missouri.

Ballwin real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Ballwin house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Ballwin is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.76% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ballwin is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ballwin who work in office and administrative support (13.25%), management occupations (12.60%), and sales jobs (11.81%).

Also of interest is that Ballwin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.79% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Ballwin is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Ballwin’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

If knowledge is power, Ballwin is a pretty powerful place. 59.39% of the adults in Ballwin have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Ballwin in 2018 was $49,370, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $197,480 for a family of four.

Ballwin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ballwin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ballwin residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ballwin include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Ballwin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Spanish.