New Melle is a tiny city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 538 people and just one neighborhood, New Melle is the 407th largest community in Missouri. Much of the housing stock in New Melle was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local New Melle economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in New Melle, where the median household income is $82,188.00.
New Melle home prices are not only among the most expensive in Missouri, but New Melle real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
New Melle is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.19% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, New Melle is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in New Melle who work in office and administrative support (19.14%), management occupations (15.43%), and healthcare (12.35%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.11% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
New Melle is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, New Melle’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small city, New Melle doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of New Melle is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.33% of adults in New Melle have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in New Melle in 2018 was $54,330, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $217,320 for a family of four.
The people who call New Melle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Melle residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in New Melle include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in New Melle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Missouri. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.3% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Missouri. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees, college students and highly educated executives.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 37.9% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Owner-occupied real estate dominates the neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.0% of neighborhoods in America.
Significantly, 10.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in New Melle are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 87.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 77.1% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 42.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 21.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.5%), and 15.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.7% of households. Some people also speak Italian (10.2%).
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 New Melle, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report English roots (8.9%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.4%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (80.1%) 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 (9.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.