Republic is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 16,294 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 $50,333.00.
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 (18.92%), sales jobs (9.65%), and healthcare (8.17%).
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 population of Republic overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Republic, 22.01% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Republic in 2010 was $22,084, which is middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,336 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Republic include German, Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Republic is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.