Saint Johnsbury is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 7,442 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Saint Johnsbury is the 15th largest community in Vermont. Much of the housing stock in Saint Johnsbury was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Saint Johnsbury is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Saint Johnsbury is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Saint Johnsbury who work in teaching (11.69%), office and administrative support (11.25%), and management occupations (8.07%).
The town 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, Saint Johnsbury has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Saint Johnsbury a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In terms of college education, Saint Johnsbury is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.54% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Saint Johnsbury in 2010 was $23,422, which is low income relative to Vermont, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,688 for a family of four. However, Saint Johnsbury contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Saint Johnsbury home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Saint Johnsbury residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Saint Johnsbury include Irish, German, French Canadian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Saint Johnsbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.