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. Republic has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Republic, where 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Republic doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
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.