St. Albans, WV

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Living in St. Albans

St. Albans is a somewhat small city located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 10,069 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, St. Albans is the 12th largest community in West Virginia.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. Albans is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Albans is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Albans who work in office and administrative support (19.38%), healthcare (9.71%), and sales jobs (9.62%).

The population of St. Albans overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in St. Albans, 24.02% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in St. Albans in 2010 was $28,056, which is wealthy relative to West Virginia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,224 for a family of four. However, St. Albans contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call St. Albans home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Albans residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in St. Albans include Irish, English, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

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