Fenton, MO
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Living in Fenton

Fenton is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 3,968 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Fenton is the 171st largest community in Missouri.

Fenton real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Fenton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fenton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fenton is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fenton who work in healthcare (11.68%), office and administrative support (10.77%), and sales jobs (10.67%).

Also of interest is that Fenton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Fenton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Fenton 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, Fenton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Fenton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The citizens of Fenton are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.25% of adults in Fenton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fenton in 2018 was $45,018, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $180,072 for a family of four.

The people who call Fenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fenton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fenton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Fenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.