St. John, IN

St. John profile

Living in St. John

St. John is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 18,796 people and four constituent neighborhoods, St. John is the 57th largest community in Indiana. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in St. John, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to St. John, and putting down their money on brand new construction. St. John’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. St. John does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $105,852.00.

St. John real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although St. John house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. John is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. John is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. John who work in management occupations (13.33%), office and administrative support (13.23%), and healthcare (9.84%).

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

Because of many things, St. John is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, St. John really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is St. John perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in St. John, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.87 minutes every day commuting to work.

The population of St. John is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.32% of adults in St. John have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in St. John in 2018 was $45,427, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $181,708 for a family of four.

St. John is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call St. John home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. John residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in St. John include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in St. John is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.