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Fenton, MO
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Fenton profile

Living in Fenton

Fenton is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 4,062 people and 11 associated 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.

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.78% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Fenton 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, Fenton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

As is often the case in a small city, Fenton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Fenton are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.76% 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 $47,761, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $191,044 for a family of four.

Fenton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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.