Wentzville, MO
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Wentzville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 35,603 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Wentzville is the 22nd largest community in Missouri. Much of the housing stock in Wentzville was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Wentzville economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Wentzville, where the median household income is $73,253.00.

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

Unlike some cities, Wentzville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wentzville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wentzville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wentzville who work in office and administrative support (13.83%), sales jobs (12.92%), and management occupations (12.78%).

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

Because of many things, Wentzville 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, Wentzville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Wentzville 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.

The overall education level of Wentzville is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.74% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Wentzville in 2010 was $28,541, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,164 for a family of four. However, Wentzville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Wentzville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.