St. Helen is a very small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,614 people and two constituent neighborhoods, St. Helen is the 305th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some towns, St. Helen isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in St. Helen are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Helen is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Helen who work in sales jobs (18.87%), office and administrative support (13.62%), and healthcare (9.79%).
Another notable thing is that St. Helen is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) St. Helen has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. St. Helen has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in St. Helen than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, St. Helen may be for you.
The population of St. Helen has a very low overall level of education: only 7.48% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in St. Helen in 2010 was $15,487, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,948 for a family of four.
The people who call St. Helen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Helen residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in St. Helen include Irish, English, French Canadian, and French .
The most common language spoken in St. Helen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.