Wentzville, MO

Wentzville profile

Living in Wentzville

Wentzville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 41,784 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 $90,403.00.

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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wentzville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (14.87%), management occupations (13.63%), and sales jobs (10.56%).

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 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.

Even though Wentzville is not a small city, it doesn't have a public transportation system that anybody uses for their daily commute to work.

The citizens of Wentzville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.27% of adults in Wentzville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wentzville in 2018 was $34,133, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,532 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 German/Yiddish.