St. Johns is a very small city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 3,483 people and two constituent neighborhoods, St. Johns is the 91st largest community in Arizona.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. Johns is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Johns is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Johns who work in sales jobs (14.75%), office and administrative support (14.43%), and management occupations (11.29%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.73% 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.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) St. Johns has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. St. Johns has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in St. Johns than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, St. Johns may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of St. Johns spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.29 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
St. Johns is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in St. Johns is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.04% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in St. Johns in 2010 was $20,657, which is middle income relative to Arizona, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,628 for a family of four. However, St. Johns contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
St. Johns is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. Johns home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Johns residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. St. Johns also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.79% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in St. Johns include German, Irish, Norwegian, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in St. Johns is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Navajo.