St. James, NC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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St. James, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
5,889
Unemployment
2.5%
Poverty
3.2%
Median Home
$455,500
Median Income
$110,814
Median Rent
$1,867

St. James SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
4
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
10
Commute
2

St. James, NC Cost Of Living

137
St. James's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense St. James North Carolina National Average
Overall 137 95 100
Services 104 102 100
Groceries 97 100 100
Health 107 108 100
Housing 220 87 100
Transportation 108 96 100
Utilities 104 98 100

Rankings for St. James in North Carolina

Map Of St. James, NC

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Population over time in St. James

Year Population % Change
2020 5,889 14.7%
2019 5,133 8.1%
2018 4,747 7.0%
2017 4,438 9.6%
2016 4,050 9.3%
2015 3,704 7.6%
2014 3,442 7.4%
2013 3,206 8.1%
2012 2,967 6.3%
2011 2,790 -

Race / Ethnicity in St. James

White
95.7% (5,636)
African American
0.0% (0)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.6% (34)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.0% (56)
Hispanic
2.8% (163)
Race St. James NC USA
White 95.7% 62.6% 60.1%
African American 0.0% 21.0% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 1.0% 0.6%
Asian 0.6% 2.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.0% 2.5% 2.8%
Hispanic 2.8% 9.5% 18.2%

Gender in St. James

Female
52.0% (3,060)
Male
48.0% (2,829)
Gender St. James NC USA
Female 52.0% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in St. James for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (58)
High School / GED
8.0% (471)
Some College
15.0% (883)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (588)
Bachelor's Degree
38.0% (2,237)
Master's Degree
22.0% (1,295)
Professional Degree
3.0% (176)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (176)
Education St. James NC USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 8.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 38.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 22.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For St. James, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
0.6% (3,664)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.6% (21,373)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.2% (24,630)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.6% (27,277)
$35,000 to $49,999
4.9% (28,905)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.7% (80,813)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.3% (78,167)
$100,000 to $149,999
24.0% (141,067)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.0% (70,838)
$200,000 or more
19.0% (112,161)
Income St. James NC USA
Less than $10,000 0.6% 6.2% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.6% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.2% 9.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.6% 10.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 4.9% 13.6% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.7% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.3% 12.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 24.0% 13.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.0% 5.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 19.0% 6.0% 8.3%

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