Pevely has the 3360th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Pevely is part of the St. Louis metro area. Unemployment in the St. Louis area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. St. Louis has the 21st largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Pevely is below average at $47,200, and the median cost of a home in Pevely is $115,000, which is below the national average. 17% of workers in Pevely hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 83% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Pevely. 85% of Pevely workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 4% walk. People in Pevely spend an average of 29 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.