St. Helens, OR

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Living in St. Helens

St. Helens is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 13,817 people and three constituent neighborhoods, St. Helens is the 41st largest community in Oregon.

Unlike some cities, St. Helens isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in St. Helens are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Helens is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Helens who work in office and administrative support (14.20%), sales jobs (7.79%), and management occupations (7.02%).

Also of interest is that St. Helens has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in St. Helens, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.62 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of St. Helens are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.80% of adults in St. Helens have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in St. Helens in 2018 was $26,421, which is middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,684 for a family of four. However, St. Helens contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

St. Helens is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. Helens home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Helens residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in St. Helens include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in St. Helens is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

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