Cuba is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 3,374 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Cuba is the 179th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cuba is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cuba is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cuba who work in food service (9.58%), office and administrative support (9.33%), and personal care services (7.99%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.54 minutes getting to work every day.
Cuba 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 rate of college-level education in Cuba is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.78% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cuba in 2010 was $14,745, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,980 for a family of four. Cuba also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.33% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Cuba home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cuba residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cuba include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Cuba is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.