Frontenac is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 3,539 people and just one neighborhood, Frontenac is the 176th largest community in Missouri.
Real Estate Prices
Frontenac home prices are not only among the most expensive in Missouri, but Frontenac real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Frontenac is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.26% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Frontenac is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Frontenac who work in management occupations (16.65%), healthcare (14.94%) and sales jobs (14.70%).
Also of interest is that Frontenac has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Frontenac telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.84% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Frontenac is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Frontenac is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Frontenac really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Frontenac perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One of the benefits of Frontenac is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.74 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Frontenac doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.