St. Pauls is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,420 people and two constituent neighborhoods, St. Pauls is the 306th largest community in North Carolina.
When you are in St. Pauls, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.54% of St. Pauls’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, St. Pauls is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Pauls who work in office and administrative support (14.08%), sales jobs (9.53%), and healthcare suport services (6.97%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, St. Pauls has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes St. Pauls a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, St. Pauls does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In St. Pauls, just 7.71% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in St. Pauls in 2010 was $14,885, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,540 for a family of four. St. Pauls also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.62% of its population below the federal poverty line.
St. Pauls is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call St. Pauls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Pauls residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. St. Pauls also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.28% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in St. Pauls include English, Scots-Irish, German, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in St. Pauls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.