Dardenne Prairie is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 13,348 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dardenne Prairie is the 68th largest community in Missouri. Much of the housing stock in Dardenne Prairie was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Dardenne Prairie economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Dardenne Prairie, where the median household income is $132,192.00.
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 87.43% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Dardenne Prairie is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dardenne Prairie who work in management occupations (18.35%), sales jobs (14.55%), and business and financial occupations (7.74%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.82% 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, Dardenne Prairie is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Dardenne Prairie 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, Dardenne Prairie has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Dardenne Prairie’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Dardenne Prairie, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Dardenne Prairie is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.88% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Dardenne Prairie in 2018 was $51,241, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $204,964 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Dardenne Prairie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.