Maryland Heights, MO

Maryland Heights profile

Living in Maryland Heights

Maryland Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 26,956 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Maryland Heights is the 24th largest community in Missouri.

Maryland Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.44% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 computer science and math (12.85%), office and administrative support (10.72%), and sales jobs (10.48%).

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.

Maryland Heights, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

The citizens of Maryland Heights are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.40% of adults in Maryland Heights have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Maryland Heights in 2018 was $36,094, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,376 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

Maryland Heights also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.17%.

The most common language spoken in Maryland Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Other Asian languages.