Duquesne is a very small village located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 1,735 people and just one neighborhood, Duquesne is the 269th largest community in Missouri. Duquesne has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Duquesne, where the median household income is $42,386.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Duquesne is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Duquesne is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Duquesne who work in office and administrative support (14.27%), sales jobs (11.55%) and food service (8.61%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Duquesne, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Duquesne provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
One of the benefits of Duquesne is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.51 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Duquesne is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.