High Ridge is a very small town located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 4,372 people and two constituent neighborhoods, High Ridge is the 156th largest community in Missouri.
High Ridge real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although High Ridge house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, High Ridge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, High Ridge is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in High Ridge who work in office and administrative support (15.11%), management occupations (10.22%), and sales jobs (8.04%).
In High Ridge, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.69 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, High Ridge doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in High Ridge who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.77% of the adults in High Ridge have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in High Ridge in 2010 was $23,422, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,688 for a family of four. However, High Ridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call High Ridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of High Ridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in High Ridge include Irish, Italian, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in High Ridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.