St. Louis is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 7,255 people and two constituent neighborhoods, St. Louis is the 153rd largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. Louis is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Louis is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Louis who work in office and administrative support (13.36%), management occupations (8.74%), and sales jobs (8.53%).
Of important note, St. Louis is also a city of artists. St. Louis has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape St. Louis’s character.
Being a small city, St. Louis does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of St. Louis have a very low rate of college education: just 7.10% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in St. Louis in 2010 was $9,123, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $36,492 for a family of four. However, St. Louis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
St. Louis is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. Louis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Louis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in St. Louis include English, Irish, Polish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in St. Louis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.