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St. Paul, OR

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Overview


St. Paul is a tiny city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 429 people and just one neighborhood, St. Paul is the 208th largest community in Oregon. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in St. Paul, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to St. Paul, and putting down their money on brand new construction. St. Paul’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. St. Paul does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $103,750.00.

St. Paul home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but St. Paul real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. Paul is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Paul is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Paul who work in sales jobs (18.10%), office and administrative support (12.67%), and management occupations (9.05%).

A relatively large number of people in St. Paul telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.57% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, St. Paul is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making St. Paul a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, St. Paul has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, St. Paul’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

St. Paul is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The citizens of St. Paul are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.24% of adults in St. Paul have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in St. Paul in 2018 was $40,215, which is wealthy relative to Oregon, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $160,860 for a family of four. However, St. Paul contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

St. Paul is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. Paul home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Paul residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. St. Paul also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.35% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in St. Paul include German, Greek, Irish, European, and English.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 99.7% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 31 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 92.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

People

The neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 7.8% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Oregon. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Greek and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 0.8% have Belgian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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. Paul are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 80.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 31.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 34.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is farming, forestry, or commercial fishing, with 21.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.9%), and 17.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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. Paul, OR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (30.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (20.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.0%), along with some Greek ancestry residents (2.7%), among others. In addition, 15.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

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 (38.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (69.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (9.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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