Cameron is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 9,836 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cameron is the 80th largest community in Missouri.
Cameron is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cameron is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cameron who work in office and administrative support (15.72%), sales jobs (11.74%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (10.48%).
One of the benefits of Cameron is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.33 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In Cameron, just 11.72% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Cameron in 2010 was $13,151, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $52,604 for a family of four. However, Cameron contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cameron is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cameron home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cameron residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cameron include Irish, English, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Cameron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.