Sunset Hills, MO


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Sunset Hills is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 8,539 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sunset Hills is the 89th largest community in Missouri.

Sunset Hills home prices are not only among the most expensive in Missouri, but Sunset Hills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Sunset Hills is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.11% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sunset Hills is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sunset Hills who work in management occupations (15.98%), sales jobs (15.47%), and office and administrative support (12.42%).

Also of interest is that Sunset Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.28% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Sunset Hills 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, Sunset Hills’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Sunset Hills is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.38% of adults in Sunset Hills have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Sunset Hills in 2010 was $54,638, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $218,552 for a family of four. However, Sunset Hills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Sunset Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sunset Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sunset Hills include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Sunset Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Hindi and Serbo-Croatian.

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