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Leslie, MO

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Overview


Leslie is a tiny village located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 140 people and just one neighborhood, Leslie is the 531st largest community in Missouri.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages, Leslie isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Leslie are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Leslie is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Leslie who work in maintenance occupations (23.53%), office and administrative support (20.59%), and sales jobs (11.76%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Leslie’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Leslie is worth considering.

One downside of living in Leslie, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.05 minutes every day commuting to work.

Leslie is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The percentage of adults in Leslie with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.22% of adults in Leslie have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Leslie in 2018 was $20,840, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,360 for a family of four.

The people who call Leslie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leslie residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Leslie include German, English, French, Italian, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Leslie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Leslie, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Real estate in the neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

In addition, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 35 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 91.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 42.3% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 95.5% of American neighborhoods.

People

The neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 8.3% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Missouri. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more German and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 38.3% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 2.2% have Welsh ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Leslie are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 76.0% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 42.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.6%), and 7.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Leslie, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (38.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.4%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (3.4%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.9%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (82.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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