St. James, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 5,514 (72% urban, 28% rural).
Population change since 2000: +585.8%
Males: 2,788  (50.6%)
Females: 2,726  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

69.3 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28461.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $115,830 (it was $92,656 in 2000)
St. James:

$115,830
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $62,360 (it was $50,567 in 2000)

St. James town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $495,521 (it was $297,200 in 2000)
St. James:

$495,521
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $274,012; detached houses: $321,304; townhouses or other attached units: $202,966; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,978; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,294; mobile homes: $110,030

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,875.

March 2019 cost of living index in St. James: 98.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.0%
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  • Races in St. James, NC (2010)
    • 3,07697.2%White alone
    • 311.0%Black alone
    • 270.9%Hispanic
    • 170.5%Asian alone
    • 110.3%Two or more races
    • 30.09%Other race alone

Races in St. James detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Irish (17.9%), German (13.6%), English (12.8%), Italian (9.8%), American (7.7%), European (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1999

Elevation: 13 feet

Land area: 3.47 square miles.

Population density: 1,587 people per square mile   (low).

St. James, North Carolina map

147 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This town:

2.9%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,451 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,513 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (22.4 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (133.5 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (449.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Oak Island, NC (1.5 miles ),
Midway, NC (1.6 miles ),
Caswell Beach, NC (1.9 miles ),
Southport, NC (2.2 miles ),
Boiling Spring Lakes, NC (2.7 miles ),
Varnamtown, NC (2.7 miles ),
Bald Head Island, NC (2.9 miles),
Bolivia, NC (3.0 miles)

Latitude: 33.94 N, Longitude: 78.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Distribution of median household income in St. James, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. James, NC in 2017
St. James satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $203,900
  • 2009: 60 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2010: 104 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2011: 147 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2012: 206 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2013: 293 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2014: 326 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2015: 244 buildings, average cost: $297,200
  • 2016: 199 buildings, average cost: $436,600
  • 2017: 216 buildings, average cost: $418,500
Number of permits per 10,000 St. James, NC residents
Average permit cost in St. James, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in St. James, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.7%)
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.3%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (30.3%)
  • Construction (23.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.9%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (8.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (21.6%)
  • Health care (19.3%)
  • Educational services (18.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (11.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (10.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.2%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
Most common occupations in St. James, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (14.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (10.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6.5%)
  • Construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (23.9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (10.6%)
  • Construction laborers (10.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.9%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (6.3%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5.6%)
  • Engineers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (20.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (18.2%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (11.4%)
  • Art and design workers (10.2%)
  • Media and communications workers (10.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (10.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.2%)

Average climate in St. James, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

St. James-area historical tornado activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/16/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.7 miles away from the St. James town center killed 8 people and injured 20 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 10/9/1950, a category F3 tornado 32.6 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. James-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.2 miles away from St. James center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 131.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 150.2 miles away from St. James center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 251.8 miles away from St. James center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 109.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 132.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brunswick County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 17, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. James topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. James:

  • SOUTHPORT DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SOUTHPORT, NC)
  • J ARTHUR DOSHER MEM HOSP (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SOUTHPORT, NC)
  • OCEAN TRAIL HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SOUTHPORT, NC)
  • OCEAN TRAIL CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SOUTHPORT, NC)
  • UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE / BRUNSWICK (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BOLIVIA, NC)
  • LIFE, INC LOCKWOOD STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SUPPLY, NC)
  • WELL CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)

Operable nuclear power plants near St. James:

  • 5 miles: Brunswick 1 and 2 in Southport, NC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. James:

  • Cape Fear Community College (about 23 miles; Wilmington, NC; Full-time enrollment: 8,372)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 24 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 24 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 53 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 54 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Robeson Community College (about 70 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 71 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)

Points of interest:

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaverdam Swamp (A), Polly Gully Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Brunswick County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

88.0%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in St. James:

Marital status in St. James, NC
  • Never married: 2.0%
  • Now married: 93.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 2.4%

For population 25 years and over in St. James:

  • High school or higher: 98.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. James, NC (based on Brunswick County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,122101
Mainline Protestant8,99524
Catholic5,7822
Black Protestant2,81219
Other1,5056
None69,215-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Brunswick County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Brunswick County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
This county:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 107
This county:

10.81 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Brunswick County:

27.5%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Brunswick County:

16.1%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
St. James:

51.7%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.8%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
St. James:

29.0
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
St. James:

27.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
St. James:

6.7%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
St. James:

39.6%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

53.6%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
St. James:

70.4%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of St. James, NC Residents

St. James government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $109,000 ($19.77)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.36)
  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $277,000 ($50.24)
    Police Protection: $247,000 ($44.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $238,000 ($43.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $203,000 ($36.82)
    Financial Administration: $191,000 ($34.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $185,000 ($33.55)
    Central Staff Services: $98,000 ($17.77)
    General Public Buildings: $56,000 ($10.16)
    Central Staff Services: $50,000 ($9.07)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($3.81)
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000 ($3.45)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $120,000 ($21.76)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $10,000 ($1.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $29,000 ($5.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($1.81)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($1.27)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($0.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,000 ($7.44)

St. James government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $139,000 ($25.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $62,000 ($11.24)
    General Revenue - Other: $38,000 ($6.89)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($1.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $302,000 ($54.77)
    General Support: $6,000 ($1.09)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $661,000 ($119.88)
    Property: $640,000 ($116.07)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000 ($3.08)
    Other: $10,000 ($1.81)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.36)

St. James government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000,000 ($544.07)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000,000 ($544.07)

St. James government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,606,000 ($653.97)
    Cash and Deposits: $413,000 ($74.90)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $850,000 ($154.15)

10.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($86,614 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.21%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Hanover County, NC  1.43% ($44,184 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.38% ($103,478)
from Horry County, SC  0.33% ($99,755)


6.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Hanover County, NC  1.46% ($47,612 average AGI)
to Horry County, SC  0.41% ($46,963)
to Wake County, NC  0.23% ($60,952)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. James:

  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMFD (630 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. James:

  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WAZO (98.3 FM; OAK ISLAND, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WSFM (107.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WWQQ-FM (101.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLTT (106.3 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WUIN (106.7 FM; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WRQR (104.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WKXS-FM (94.1 FM; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYNA (104.9 FM; CALABASH, NC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WBNU (103.7 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WDZD (93.5 FM; OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDVV (89.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL-FM (90.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WBNE (93.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around St. James:

  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W51CW (Channel 51; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WILM-LP (Channel 10; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILM, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$192,7309$332,63444$246,5401$115,52017$299,1651$45,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$237,7303$274,1400$01$498,0600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$240,12010$297,7150$04$385,8081$77,940
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$250,4457$277,2130$03$357,9300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$218,1102$336,7350$01$161,2300$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$126,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. James, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. James, NC - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in St. James, NC
  • 81.9%Electricity
  • 13.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in St. James, NC
  • 74.4%Electricity
  • 25.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


St. James compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

St. James on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 500+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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