St. John, IN

St. John profile

Living in St. John

St. John is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 18,796 people and four constituent neighborhoods, St. John is the 57th largest community in Indiana. St. John has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in St. John, where the median household income is $105,852.00.

St. John real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although St. John house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns, St. John isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in St. John are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. John is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. John who work in management occupations (13.33%), office and administrative support (13.23%), and healthcare (9.84%).

Also of interest is that St. John has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, St. John is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making St. John a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, St. John has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, St. John’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in St. John is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In St. John, the average commute to work is 34.87 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The population of St. John is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.32% of adults in St. John have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in St. John in 2018 was $45,427, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $181,708 for a family of four.

St. John is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call St. John home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. John residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in St. John include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in St. John is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.