St. Maries is a very small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 2,325 people and two constituent neighborhoods, St. Maries is the 55th largest community in Idaho.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, St. Maries is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 46.01% of the St. Maries workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, St. Maries is a city of transportation and shipping workers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Maries who work in office and administrative support (9.48%), healthcare (8.90%), and sales jobs (5.78%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of St. Maries spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.62 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, St. Maries doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in St. Maries with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.29% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in St. Maries in 2010 was $19,818, which is upper middle income relative to Idaho, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,272 for a family of four.
The people who call St. Maries home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Maries residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in St. Maries include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in St. Maries is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.