St. Johns is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 7,908 people and four constituent neighborhoods, St. Johns is the 146th largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in St. Johns was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. Johns is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Johns is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Johns who work in office and administrative support (20.01%), sales jobs (12.49%), and teaching (7.05%).
The education level of St. Johns citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.80% of adults 25 and older in St. Johns have a college degree.
The per capita income in St. Johns in 2010 was $23,423, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,692 for a family of four. However, St. Johns contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call St. Johns home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Johns residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in St. Johns include English, Irish, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in St. Johns is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.