Willard is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 5,426 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Willard is the 129th largest community in Missouri. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Willard, 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 Willard, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Willard’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Willard does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $54,540.00.
Willard is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Willard is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Willard who work in office and administrative support (12.51%), management occupations (7.97%), and teaching (6.93%).
Of important note, Willard is also a city of artists. Willard has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Willard’s character.
Also of interest is that Willard has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Willard 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, Willard’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, Willard does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Willard citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.21% of adults in Willard have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Willard in 2010 was $25,582, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,328 for a family of four. However, Willard contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Willard home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Willard residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Willard include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Willard is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.