Caruthersville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 5,930 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Caruthersville is the 115th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities, Caruthersville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Caruthersville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Caruthersville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Caruthersville who work in management occupations (11.64%), teaching (10.35%), and sales jobs (9.92%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Caruthersville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.32 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Caruthersville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Caruthersville with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.61% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Caruthersville in 2010 was $16,510, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $66,040 for a family of four. Caruthersville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.31% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Caruthersville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Caruthersville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Caruthersville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Caruthersville include English, German, Scottish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Caruthersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.