St. Matthews, KY
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St. Matthews is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 18,025 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 90.18% 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 office and administrative support (12.87%), sales jobs (12.70%), and management occupations (12.06%).

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.

Of important note, St. Matthews is also a city of artists. St. Matthews has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape St. Matthews’s character.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to St. Matthews, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. St. Matthews is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 51.76% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in St. Matthews in 2010 was $35,466, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,864 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in St. Matthews is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.