St. Marys is a somewhat small city located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 12,652 people and three constituent neighborhoods, St. Marys is the 82nd largest community in Pennsylvania.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, St. Marys is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.90% of the St. Marys workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, St. Marys is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Marys who work in office and administrative support (11.52%), sales jobs (7.03%), and management occupations (5.11%).
The city 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. Marys has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes St. Marys a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.55 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of adults in St. Marys with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.50% of adults in St. Marys have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in St. Marys in 2010 was $25,709, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,836 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in St. Marys include Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in St. Marys is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Indic languages.