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.
Trenton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.62%), office and administrative support (10.02%), and teaching (8.57%).
One of the benefits of Trenton is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.08 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, Trenton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.06% of adults 25 and older in Trenton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Trenton in 2010 was $17,875, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,500 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Trenton include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Trenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.