Pevely is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 5,652 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pevely is the 124th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pevely is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pevely is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pevely who work in office and administrative support (12.45%), food service (9.86%), and maintenance occupations (9.57%).
Also of interest is that Pevely has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Pevely is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Pevely with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.38% of adults in Pevely have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pevely in 2010 was $21,072, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,288 for a family of four. However, Pevely contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Pevely home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pevely residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pevely include Irish, French , Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Pevely is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Spanish.