St. Matthews is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 1,984 people and two constituent neighborhoods, St. Matthews is the 148th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns, St. Matthews isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in St. Matthews are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Matthews is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Matthews who work in office and administrative support (18.27%), teaching (10.68%), and sales jobs (9.60%).
The education level of St. Matthews citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.64% of adults 25 and older in St. Matthews have a college degree.
The per capita income in St. Matthews in 2010 was $19,107, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,428 for a family of four. However, St. Matthews contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
St. Matthews is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call St. Matthews home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Matthews residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in St. Matthews include German, English, French , and European.
The most common language spoken in St. Matthews is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.