Trenton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 5,896 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Trenton is the 116th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Trenton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Trenton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Trenton who work in sales jobs (11.66%), teaching (10.40%), and office and administrative support (9.61%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.51 minutes getting to work every day.
In terms of college education, Trenton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.39% of adults 25 and older in Trenton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Trenton in 2010 was $17,924, 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 $71,696 for a family of four.
The people who call Trenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Trenton residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Trenton include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Trenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.