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.
Caruthersville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Caruthersville is a city of service providers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Caruthersville who work in management occupations (10.85%), teaching (8.97%), and healthcare suport services (8.33%).
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 14.63 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Caruthersville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Caruthersville, just 12.23% 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 Caruthersville in 2010 was $17,240, 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 $68,960 for a family of four. Caruthersville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.89% 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, Polish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Caruthersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.