Webster Groves, MO
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Living in Webster Groves


Webster Groves is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 24,010 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Webster Groves is the 28th largest community in Missouri. Webster Groves has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Webster Groves real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Webster Groves house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Webster Groves is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.22% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Webster Groves is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Webster Groves who work in management occupations (15.37%), teaching (11.96%), and sales jobs (10.39%).

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

Of important note, Webster Groves is also a city of artists. Webster Groves has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Webster Groves’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.61% 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.

Because of many things, Webster Groves is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Webster Groves a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Webster Groves has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Webster Groves’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Webster Groves, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Webster Groves is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 67.55% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Webster Groves in 2018 was $50,297, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $201,188 for a family of four.

Webster Groves is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Webster Groves home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Webster Groves residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Webster Groves include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Webster Groves is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.