Imperial is a very small town located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 4,782 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Imperial is the 143rd largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some towns, Imperial isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Imperial are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Imperial is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Imperial who work in office and administrative support (18.34%), management occupations (11.73%), and sales jobs (9.87%).
Also of interest is that Imperial has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Imperial is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Imperial, the average commute to work is 32.76 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Imperial citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.41% of adults 25 and older in Imperial have a college degree.
The per capita income in Imperial in 2018 was $28,865, 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 $115,460 for a family of four. However, Imperial contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Imperial home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Imperial residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Imperial include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Imperial is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.