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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Republic, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Republic, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Republic’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Republic does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $50,972.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Republic is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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.
Republic 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 citizens of Republic are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.85% of adults in Republic having a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.