Valley Park is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 6,974 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Valley Park is the 108th largest community in Missouri.
Valley Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Valley Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Valley Park is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.86% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Valley Park is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Valley Park who work in office and administrative support (13.46%), sales jobs (12.09%), and food service (9.12%).
Also of interest is that Valley Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The population of Valley Park is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.43% of adults in Valley Park have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Valley Park in 2010 was $33,868, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,472 for a family of four. However, Valley Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Valley Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Valley Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Valley Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Valley Park include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Valley Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Indic languages.