Sullivan is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 7,135 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sullivan is the 106th largest community in Missouri.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Sullivan is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.22% of the Sullivan workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Sullivan is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sullivan who work in management occupations (11.91%), office and administrative support (11.47%), and sales jobs (8.07%).
The rate of college-level education in Sullivan is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.73% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sullivan in 2010 was $17,615, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,460 for a family of four.
The people who call Sullivan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sullivan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sullivan include Irish, English, French , and Greek.
The most common language spoken in Sullivan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.