Lake St. Louis is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 15,375 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lake St. Louis is the 50th largest community in Missouri.
Lake St. Louis real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Lake St. Louis house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lake St. Louis is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lake St. Louis is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake St. Louis who work in sales jobs (13.19%), management occupations (12.29%), and office and administrative support (10.54%).
Also of interest is that Lake St. Louis has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Lake St. Louis ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lake St. Louis, 41.71% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Lake St. Louis in 2010 was $37,949, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $151,796 for a family of four. However, Lake St. Louis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lake St. Louis is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lake St. Louis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake St. Louis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lake St. Louis include Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Lake St. Louis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.