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, Maryland Heights isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Maryland Heights are a mix 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 (13.69%), sales jobs (10.72%), and management occupations (9.70%).
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 is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.03% of adults in Maryland Heights have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Maryland Heights in 2010 was $30,511, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,044 for a family of four. However, Maryland Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Maryland Heights is a very 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Maryland Heights include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
In addition, Maryland Heights has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.02%).
The most common language spoken in Maryland Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.