St. Matthews, KY
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St. Matthews profile

Living in St. Matthews

St. Matthews is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 17,437 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, St. Matthews is the 22nd 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.

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.

A relatively large number of people in St. Matthews telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.21% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

St. Matthews, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

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 56.33% 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 2018 was $49,127, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $196,508 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 Scottish.

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