Ste. Genevieve is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 4,472 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ste. Genevieve is the 153rd largest community in Missouri.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Ste. Genevieve is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.79% of the Ste. Genevieve workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Ste. Genevieve is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ste. Genevieve who work in office and administrative support (7.87%), healthcare suport services (7.51%), and food service (6.30%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Ste. Genevieve spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.70 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In Ste. Genevieve, just 12.37% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Ste. Genevieve in 2010 was $18,868, 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 $75,472 for a family of four.
The people who call Ste. Genevieve home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ste. Genevieve residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Ste. Genevieve include Irish, French , English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ste. Genevieve is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and German.