Ladue is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 8,576 people and just one neighborhood, Ladue is the 88th largest community in Missouri.
Real Estate Prices
Ladue home prices are not only among the most expensive in Missouri, but Ladue real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Ladue is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 97.71% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ladue is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ladue who work in management occupations (21.68%), sales jobs (15.92%) and healthcare (11.62%).
Of important note, Ladue is also a city of artists. Ladue has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Ladue’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Ladue is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Ladue is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Ladue a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Ladue has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Ladue’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.