Fenton, MO


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Fenton is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 4,052 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Fenton is the 165th 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.

Fenton is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fenton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fenton who work in sales jobs (14.79%), office and administrative support (13.45%), and management occupations (11.51%).

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: 40.36% 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 2010 was $36,377, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,508 for a family of four. However, Fenton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Fenton include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

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