Crestwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 11,966 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Crestwood is the 63rd largest community in Missouri.
Crestwood real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Crestwood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Crestwood is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.74% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Crestwood is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crestwood who work in office and administrative support (13.39%), sales jobs (12.39%), and healthcare (9.50%).
Also of interest is that Crestwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.75% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Because of many things, Crestwood is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Crestwood a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Crestwood has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Crestwood’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The citizens of Crestwood are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.89% of adults in Crestwood have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Crestwood in 2010 was $33,687, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,748 for a family of four.
The people who call Crestwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crestwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Crestwood include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Crestwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.