St. John is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 16,495 people and four constituent neighborhoods, St. John is the 57th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in St. John was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local St. John economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in St. John, where the median household income is $95,777.00.
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, St. John isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in St. John are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. John is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. John who work in sales jobs (13.61%), management occupations (12.43%), and office and administrative support (11.68%).
St. John is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, St. John’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In St. John, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.20 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
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: 37.60% of adults in St. John have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in St. John in 2010 was $37,438, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,752 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in St. John include Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in St. John is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.