Weatherby Lake is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 1,808 people and just one neighborhood, Weatherby Lake is the 273rd largest community in Missouri.
Real Estate Prices
Weatherby Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Weatherby Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Weatherby Lake is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.41% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Weatherby Lake is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Weatherby Lake who work in management occupations (20.86%), sales jobs (15.60%) and office and administrative support (9.48%).
Of important note, Weatherby Lake is also a city of artists. Weatherby Lake has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Weatherby Lake’s character.
Also of interest is that Weatherby Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 15.04% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Weatherby Lake is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Weatherby Lake is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Weatherby Lake really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Weatherby Lake perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.