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Barnhart, MO

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Overview


Barnhart is a somewhat small town located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 5,832 people and just one neighborhood, Barnhart is the 122nd largest community in Missouri.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Barnhart isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Barnhart are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Barnhart is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Barnhart who work in office and administrative support (13.33%), healthcare (9.81%), and business and financial occupations (8.80%).

Also of interest is that Barnhart 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: 9.63% 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

In Barnhart, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.84 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Barnhart does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The citizens of Barnhart are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.31% of adults in Barnhart having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Barnhart in 2022 was $43,220, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $172,880 for a family of four. However, Barnhart contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Barnhart home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Barnhart residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Barnhart include German, Irish, Italian, English, and French.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Barnhart, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

The neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.9% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 97.4% of all neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more German and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 37.8% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 1.0% have Croatian ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Barnhart are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.4% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 63.3% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 42.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 23.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.3%), and 13.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.4% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Barnhart, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (37.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.7%), and residents who report Italian roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.3%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (80.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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