Saint Johnsbury is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 7,157 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, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Saint Johnsbury who work in sales jobs (12.57%), office and administrative support (11.08%), and teaching (9.83%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Saint Johnsbury has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Saint Johnsbury has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Saint Johnsbury than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Saint Johnsbury may be for you.
The percentage of people in Saint Johnsbury who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.99% of adults in Saint Johnsbury have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Saint Johnsbury in 2018 was $23,844, which is low income relative to Vermont, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,376 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 English, Irish, French, German, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Saint Johnsbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.