Weldon Spring is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 5,304 people and just one neighborhood, Weldon Spring is the 129th largest community in Missouri.
Weldon Spring home prices are not only among the most expensive in Missouri, but Weldon Spring real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Weldon Spring is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.29% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Weldon Spring is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Weldon Spring who work in management occupations (23.46%), sales jobs (14.69%), and healthcare (9.98%).
Also of interest is that Weldon Spring 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: 21.23% 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.
Weldon Spring is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Weldon Spring’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, Weldon Spring does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Weldon Spring, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Weldon Spring is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.29% 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 Weldon Spring in 2018 was $64,905, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $259,620 for a family of four.
The people who call Weldon Spring home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Weldon Spring residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Weldon Spring include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Weldon Spring is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Vietnamese.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
If you are planning to retire in Missouri, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Missouri, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 98.8% of neighborhoods in MO. If a Missouri retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 97.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 46.8% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Weldon Spring are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 92.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 75.7% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 60.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.5%), and 7.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Weldon Spring, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (46.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.0%), and residents who report English roots (15.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.4%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.7%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (73.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.