Clever is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 2,434 people and just one neighborhood, Clever is the 239th largest community in Missouri. Clever has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Clever, where the median household income is $49,485.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Clever isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Clever are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clever is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clever who work in office and administrative support (17.46%), sales jobs (9.58%) and teaching (8.45%).
Also of interest is that Clever has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Clever 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, Clever’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Clever, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.54 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Clever does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.