Maryland Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 27,389 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Maryland Heights is the 24th largest community in Missouri.
Maryland Heights real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Maryland Heights 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, Maryland Heights is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Maryland Heights is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Maryland Heights who work in office and administrative support (12.90%), sales jobs (12.14%), and computer science and math (8.95%).
Also of interest is that Maryland Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Maryland Heights ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Maryland Heights, 42.03% 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 Maryland Heights in 2010 was $31,644, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,576 for a family of four. However, Maryland Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Maryland Heights is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Maryland Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Maryland Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Maryland Heights include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
Maryland Heights also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.28%.
The most common language spoken in Maryland Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Spanish.