LIVING IN LAKE ST. LOUIS
Lake St. Louis is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 15,936 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lake St. Louis is the 50th largest community in Missouri.
Lake St. Louis real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Lake St. Louis 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, Lake St. Louis is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lake St. Louis is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake St. Louis who work in management occupations (18.70%), sales jobs (12.29%), and office and administrative support (11.13%).
Also of interest is that Lake St. Louis 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: 8.41% 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.
The education level of Lake St. Louis ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lake St. Louis, 43.06% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Lake St. Louis in 2010 was $42,583, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $170,332 for a family of four.
The people who call Lake St. Louis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake St. Louis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lake St. Louis include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Lake St. Louis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.