Ozark, MO

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Living in Ozark

Ozark is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 20,482 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Ozark is the 40th largest community in Missouri. Much of the housing stock in Ozark was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Ozark economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Ozark, where the median household income is $55,774.00.

Unlike some cities, Ozark isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ozark are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ozark is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ozark who work in office and administrative support (15.34%), sales jobs (13.50%), and food service (7.93%).

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

Being a small city, Ozark does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The overall education level of Ozark citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.91% of adults in Ozark have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Ozark in 2018 was $25,169, 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 $100,676 for a family of four. However, Ozark contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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