Lilbourn is a tiny city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 971 people and just one neighborhood, Lilbourn is the 357th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lilbourn is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lilbourn is a city of service providers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lilbourn who work in healthcare suport services (13.80%), food service (12.76%), and management occupations (7.55%).
Lilbourn’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Lilbourn doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Lilbourn with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.24% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lilbourn in 2018 was $19,244, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,976 for a family of four. However, Lilbourn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Lilbourn also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.33% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Lilbourn is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lilbourn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lilbourn residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lilbourn include Irish, German, English, European, and French.
The most common language spoken in Lilbourn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
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 Lilbourn, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 98.1% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 8 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 97.5% of America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
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 Lilbourn are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 89.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 35.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 85.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 23.7% 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 23.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (23.0%), and 22.5% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.7% of households.
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 Lilbourn, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (17.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.7%), and residents who report German roots (10.3%), and some of the residents are also of Native American ancestry (2.9%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (83.2%) 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 (6.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.