Dardenne Prairie is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 12,890 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dardenne Prairie is the 68th largest community in Missouri. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Dardenne Prairie, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Dardenne Prairie, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Dardenne Prairie’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Dardenne Prairie does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $112,663.00.
Dardenne Prairie real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Dardenne Prairie house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Dardenne Prairie is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Dardenne Prairie is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dardenne Prairie who work in management occupations (20.25%), sales jobs (15.49%), and office and administrative support (11.70%).
Also of interest is that Dardenne Prairie has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Dardenne Prairie telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.82% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
In addition, Dardenne Prairie is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Dardenne Prairie 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, Dardenne Prairie’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The education level of Dardenne Prairie ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Dardenne Prairie, 47.64% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Dardenne Prairie in 2010 was $43,077, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $172,308 for a family of four.
The people who call Dardenne Prairie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dardenne Prairie residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dardenne Prairie include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Dardenne Prairie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.