Normandy is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 4,978 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Normandy is the 134th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Normandy is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Normandy is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Normandy who work in office and administrative support (14.88%), teaching (10.43%), and sales jobs (9.00%).
Also of interest is that Normandy has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Normandy is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Normandy enrolled in college, Normandy has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Normandy, even though it is a small city, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, city who have a need for low-cost transportation.
The population of Normandy overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Normandy, 21.06% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Normandy in 2010 was $16,403, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $65,612 for a family of four. However, Normandy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Normandy also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.94% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Normandy is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Normandy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Normandy residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Normandy include Irish, Polish, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Normandy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.