St. Marys, PA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
30,886
0.487% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
48.2
0.208% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.96%
3.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$61,672
7.16% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$121,900
14% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, St. Marys, PA had a population of 30.9k people with a median age of 48.2 and a median household income of $61,672. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of St. Marys, PA declined from 31,037 to 30,886, a −0.487% decrease and its median household income grew from $57,551 to $61,672, a 7.16% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Marys, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.41%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.712%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.414%), and White (Hispanic) (0.408%).

None of the households in St. Marys, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.7% of the residents in St. Marys, PA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in St. Marys, PA was $121,900, and the homeownership rate was 79.1%.

Most people in St. Marys, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.7 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Marys, PA was 2 cars per household.

St. Marys, PA borders Bradford, PA, DuBois, PA, and Warren, PA.

Population & Diversity

St. Marys, PA is home to a population of 30.9k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.91% of St. Marys, PA residents were born outside of the country (281 people).

In 2022, there were 39.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.5k people) in St. Marys, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 744 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 220 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of St. Marys, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in St. Marys, PA was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Marys, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    29.5k ± 277
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    744 ± 292
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    220 ± 72
0.839%
Hispanic Population
259 people

In 2022, there were 39.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.5k people) in St. Marys, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 744 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 220 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.839% of the people in St. Marys, PA are hispanic (259 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in St. Marys, PA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.91%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
281 people
0.838%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
260 people

As of 2022, 0.91% of St. Marys, PA residents (281 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in St. Marys, PA was 0.838%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    848 ± 136
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    266 ± 115
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    239 ± 102

St. Marys, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of St. Marys, PA employs 15k people. The largest industries in St. Marys, PA are Manufacturing (5,531 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,662 people), and Retail Trade (1,512 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($77,870), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,750), and Utilities ($60,662).

Occupations

15k
2022 Value
± 754
−1.93%
1 Year decline
± 7.32%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in St. Marys, PA declined at a rate of −1.93%, from 15.3k employees to 15k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Marys, PA, are Production Occupations (2,684 people), Material Moving Occupations (1,642 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,543 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. Marys, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

15k
2022 Value
± 754
−1.93%
1 Year decline
± 7.32%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in St. Marys, PA declined at a rate of −1.93%, from 15.3k employees to 15k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Marys, PA, are Manufacturing (5,531 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,662 people), and Retail Trade (1,512 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. Marys, PA, though some of these residents may live in St. Marys, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,666
Median earning men ± $2,258
$33,436
Median earning women ± $2,170

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($78,283), Public Administration ($59,167), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,607).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,221), Wholesale Trade ($43,368), and Manufacturing ($40,922).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Establishments by Size

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in St. Marys, PA was $121,900 in 2022, which is 0.432 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $106,900 to $121,900, a 14% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Marys, PA is 79.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in St. Marys, PA have an average commute time of 17.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in St. Marys, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in St. Marys, PA is $61,672. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in St. Marys, PA was Chester County, PA with a value of $118,574, followed by Bucks County, PA and Montgomery County, PA, with respective values of $107,826 and $107,441.

Property

$121,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,483
$10,666
Median Property Taxes
±$604

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In St. Marys, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

79.1%
Homeownership
2022
60.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.1% of the housing units in St. Marys, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Marys, PA was Chester County, PA with a value of $118,574, followed by Bucks County, PA and Montgomery County, PA, with respective values of $107,826 and $107,441.

The following map shows all of the counties in St. Marys, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$61,672
Median Household Income
± $4,091
13.5k
Number of Households
± 705

In 2022, the median household income of the 13.5k households in St. Marys, PA grew to $61,672 from the previous year's value of $57,551.

The following chart displays the households in St. Marys, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for St. Marys, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.6%)
  3. Walked (2.68%)

In 2022, 83.5% of workers in St. Marys, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.6%) and those who walked to work (2.68%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

17.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Marys, PA have a shorter commute time (17.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.1% of the workforce in St. Marys, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in St. Marys, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in St. Marys, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.96% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Marys, PA (2.73k out of 30.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. Marys, PA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

97.3% of the population of St. Marys, PA has health coverage, with 48.3% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 17.4% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 0.913% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1222 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1235 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1406 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 421 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,222 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,222 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1,235 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.8% under 18 years, 15.6% between 18 and 34 years, 41.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.74%
Uninsured
48.3%
Employer Coverage
15.6%
Medicaid
17.4%
Medicare
15%
Non-Group
0.913%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Marys, PA declined by 4.74% from 2.88% to 2.74%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in St. Marys, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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