St. Helens is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 13,739 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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In St. Helens, the average commute to work is 32.62 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in St. Helens with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 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.