Republic is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 16,005 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Republic is the 48th largest community in Missouri. Much of the housing stock in Republic was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Republic economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Republic, where the median household income is $50,972.00.
Republic is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Republic is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Republic who work in office and administrative support (13.45%), sales jobs (12.54%), and healthcare (7.97%).
Also of interest is that Republic has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Republic does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Republic citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.85% of adults in Republic have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Republic in 2010 was $22,699, 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 $90,796 for a family of four. However, Republic contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Republic home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Republic residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Republic include Irish, English, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Republic is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.