St. Helen, Michigan Population 2024

2,776

St. Helen is a city located in Roscommon County Michigan. St. Helen has a 2024 population of 2,776. St. Helen is currently declining at a rate of -0.82% annually and its population has decreased by -3.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,868 in 2020.

The average household income in St. Helen is $46,426 with a poverty rate of 24.01%. The median age in St. Helen is 54.7 years: 54.6 years for males, and 56.3 years for females.

St. Helen Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of St. Helen was:

  • White: 94.37%
  • Two or more races: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 0.04%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
484.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.21% (-92)
The current population of St. Helen, Michigan is 2,776 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,868.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,66394.37%
Two or more races1585.6%
Black or African American10.04%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

St. Helen Population by Race

St. Helen Population Pyramid 2024

St. Helen Median Age

54.7

Total

54.6

Male

56.3

Female

St. Helen Adults

There are 2,441 adults, (838 of whom are seniors) in St. Helen.

St. Helen Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Helen Sex Ratio

Female1,40249.68%
Male1,42050.32%

St. Helen Population by Age

St. Helen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3682.0675.824.2
Non Family6311.4174.525.5
Married4312.5188.611.4
Female2312.6566.233.8
Male753.1542.757.3

2.42

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

St. Helen Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade29712.83%
Associates Degree1888.12%
Bachelors Degree1165.01%
Graduate Degree622.68%
High School Graduate93740.48%
Less Than 9th Grade1094.71%
Some College60626.18%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

St. Helen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Helen Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,1531,814162
2+ Races977916
Hispanic77230
Black100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 16.49%.

St. Helen Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$31,587$0$31,779
Graduate Degree$67,143$0$0
High School Graduate$31,989$36,701$0
Less Than 9th Grade$23,125$27,548$15,208
Overall$28,052$29,803$23,625
Some College$25,061$26,012$0

$28,052

Average Earnings

$29,803

Average Male

$23,625

Average Female

St. Helen Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Helen Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

St. Helen Language

97.27% of St. Helen residents speak only English, while 2.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.61% of the population.

St. Helen Language

St. Helen Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,58757822.34%
Multiple1587547.47%
Hispanic822935.37%

24.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.97%

Male Poverty Rate

29.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Helen

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Helen is Multiple, with 47.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Helen is White, with 22.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.48%.

St. Helen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.28%
High School20.28%
Some College15.99%
Bachelors or Greater8.43%

St. Helen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed15%
Female Employed8.82%
Male Employed7.1%
Female Unemployed2.78%

St. Helen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Helen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$42,957$47,296
Households$38,445$46,426
Married Families$48,417$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,792$40,437

mean

median

Income by Household Type

St. Helen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Helen Married by Age and Sex

male

female

St. Helen Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

St. Helen Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

St. Helen Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

172

Number of Veterans

172

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam99
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War9
Korea5
World War II5

St. Helen Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7461
75+46
35 to 5434
55 to 6431
18 to 340

St. Helen Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1626.95%
2+ Races109.26%

St. Helen Veterans by Race

St. Helen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Helen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

36.1%

Labor Force Participation

32.3%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

St. Helen Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

St. Helen Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

St. Helen Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.12%

Born in St. Helen

99.26%

Native Born

0.74%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.26% of St. Helen residents were born in the United States, with 85.12% having been born in Michigan. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

St. Helen Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,776-23-0.82%
20232,799-23-0.82%
20222,822311.11%
20212,791-77-2.68%
20202,8681977.38%
20192,671-10-0.37%
20182,681-105-3.77%
20172,786-20-0.71%
20162,806200.72%
20152,786120.43%
20142,774501.84%
20132,724-27-0.98%
20122,751-8-0.29%
20112,759913.41%
20102,66800%

St. Helen Population by Year