St. Peters is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 57,289 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, St. Peters is the tenth largest community in Missouri.
St. Peters real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although St. Peters house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. Peters is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Peters is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Peters who work in office and administrative support (15.02%), sales jobs (11.95%), and management occupations (11.47%).
Also of interest is that St. Peters has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
St. Peters is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, St. Peters’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in St. Peters use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of St. Peters‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The education level of St. Peters citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.64% of adults in St. Peters have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in St. Peters in 2010 was $33,994, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,976 for a family of four.
St. Peters is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. Peters home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Peters residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in St. Peters include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in St. Peters is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.