Gladstone is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 27,489 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Gladstone is the 26th largest community in Missouri.
Gladstone is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Gladstone is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gladstone who work in office and administrative support (16.06%), sales jobs (12.36%), and management occupations (8.06%).
Also of interest is that Gladstone has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Gladstone citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.22% of adults in Gladstone have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Gladstone in 2018 was $31,351, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,404 for a family of four. However, Gladstone contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Gladstone is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Gladstone home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gladstone residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gladstone include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Gladstone is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.