St. Helena, CA


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St. Helena is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 6,088 people and three constituent neighborhoods, St. Helena is the 490th largest community in California.

St. Helena home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but St. Helena real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some cities, St. Helena isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in St. Helena are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Helena is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Helena who work in management occupations (20.63%), sales jobs (11.30%), and office and administrative support (10.60%).

A relatively large number of people in St. Helena telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.02% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 citizens of St. Helena are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.63% of adults in St. Helena have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in St. Helena in 2010 was $47,794, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $191,176 for a family of four. However, St. Helena contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

St. Helena is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. Helena home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Helena residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. St. Helena also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.43% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in St. Helena include German, Italian, Irish, and French .

In addition, St. Helena has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.48%).

The most common language spoken in St. Helena is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.

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