Wentzville, MO
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Living in Wentzville


Wentzville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 44,372 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Wentzville is the 15th largest community in Missouri. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Wentzville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Wentzville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Wentzville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Wentzville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $93,602.00.

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 management occupations (13.15%), office and administrative support (12.99%), and sales jobs (10.80%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.24% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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, Wentzville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Wentzville 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, Wentzville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Wentzville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The city of Wentzville is a decent size, but despite this, it doesn't have a viable public transit system that people can use to get to work.

The education level of Wentzville citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.98% of adults in Wentzville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wentzville in 2018 was $35,631, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,524 for a family of four.

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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

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