Jennings is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 14,819 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Jennings is the 49th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Jennings is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jennings is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jennings who work in office and administrative support (18.76%), sales jobs (13.02%), and personal care services (8.49%).
Jennings, even though it is a small city, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, city who have a need for low-cost transportation.
The rate of college-level education in Jennings is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.21% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jennings in 2010 was $15,783, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,132 for a family of four.
The people who call Jennings home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jennings residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Jennings include Irish, German, Italian, and Armenian.
The most common language spoken in Jennings is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.