Dellwood, MO


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Dellwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 5,011 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dellwood is the 133rd largest community in Missouri.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dellwood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dellwood is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dellwood who work in office and administrative support (15.96%), healthcare suport services (10.39%), and sales jobs (9.55%).

Even though Dellwood is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The percentage of adults in Dellwood who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.41% of the adults in Dellwood have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dellwood in 2010 was $17,828, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,312 for a family of four. However, Dellwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Dellwood is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dellwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dellwood residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Dellwood include Irish, African, English, and French .

The most common language spoken in Dellwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and French.