New Melle is a tiny city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 487 people and just one neighborhood, New Melle is the 430th largest community in Missouri. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in New Melle, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to New Melle, and putting down their money on brand new construction. New Melle’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. New Melle does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $71,667.
Real Estate Prices
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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, New Melle isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Melle are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Melle is a city of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Melle who work in management occupations (15.65%), business and financial occupations (13.61%) and maintenance occupations (10.20%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, New Melle is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
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.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, New Melle is worth considering.
One downside of living in New Melle is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In New Melle, the average commute to work is 32.34 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, New Melle doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.