St. Matthews is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 18,105 people and five constituent neighborhoods, St. Matthews is the 23rd largest community in Kentucky.
St. Matthews real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although St. Matthews house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
St. Matthews is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.70% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, St. Matthews is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Matthews who work in management occupations (13.02%), office and administrative support (11.77%), and sales jobs (10.09%).
Also of interest is that St. Matthews has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
St. Matthews, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
If knowledge is power, St. Matthews is a pretty powerful place. 51.37% of the adults in St. Matthews have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in St. Matthews in 2018 was $41,695, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $166,780 for a family of four. However, St. Matthews contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
St. Matthews is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. Matthews home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Matthews residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in St. Matthews include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in St. Matthews is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.