St. Marys is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 8,267 people and four constituent neighborhoods, St. Marys is the 196th largest community in Ohio.
St. Marys is a blue-collar town, with 38.05% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, St. Marys is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Marys who work in office and administrative support (12.01%), sales jobs (7.58%), and food service (6.28%).
One of the benefits of St. Marys is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.84 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of people in St. Marys with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.59% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in St. Marys in 2010 was $22,181, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,724 for a family of four. However, St. Marys contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call St. Marys home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Marys residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in St. Marys include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in St. Marys is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Chinese.