Mexico, MO


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Living in Mexico

Mexico is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 11,660 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Mexico is the 67th largest community in Missouri.

Unlike some cities, Mexico isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mexico are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mexico is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mexico who work in office and administrative support (12.32%), sales jobs (9.22%), and management occupations (7.13%).

One of the benefits of Mexico is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.65 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Mexico rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.66% of adults 25 and older in Mexico have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Mexico in 2010 was $20,250, which is middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,000 for a family of four.

The people who call Mexico home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mexico residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mexico include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Mexico is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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