St. John is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 6,588 people and just one neighborhood, St. John is the 111th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. John is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. John is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in St. John who work in office and administrative support (17.58%), sales jobs (14.52%), and management occupations (6.95%).
Of important note, St. John is also a city of artists. St. John has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape St. John’s character.
The education level of St. John citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.60% of adults 25 and older in St. John have a college degree.
The per capita income in St. John in 2018 was $30,169, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,676 for a family of four. However, St. John contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
St. John is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. John home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. John residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. St. John also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.83% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in St. John include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in St. John is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in St. John, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 88.1% of the neighborhoods in MO. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in St. John are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 4.3% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 67.4% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 26.9% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.2%), and 23.0% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (14.5%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in St. John, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (11.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.3%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (4.1%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (72.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (16.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.