Parkville, MO
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Parkville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 6,296 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Parkville is the 123rd largest community in Missouri.

Parkville real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Parkville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Parkville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.27% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Parkville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Parkville who work in office and administrative support (14.77%), management occupations (13.93%), and sales jobs (13.57%).

Also of interest is that Parkville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Parkville, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Parkville provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

Because of many things, Parkville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Parkville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Parkville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Parkville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

If knowledge is power, Parkville is a pretty powerful place. 58.05% of the adults in Parkville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Parkville in 2010 was $60,917, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $243,668 for a family of four. However, Parkville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Parkville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Serbo-Croatian and Chinese.