Pacific is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 7,161 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pacific is the 107th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pacific is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pacific is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pacific who work in sales jobs (21.68%), office and administrative support (10.94%), and healthcare (6.09%).
The rate of college-level education in Pacific is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.98% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pacific in 2010 was $22,067, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,268 for a family of four. However, Pacific contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Pacific home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pacific residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pacific include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Pacific is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.