St. Helena, North Carolina Population 2024

443

St. Helena is a city located in Pender County North Carolina. St. Helena has a 2024 population of 443. St. Helena is currently growing at a rate of 1.37% annually and its population has increased by 5.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 419 in 2020.

The average household income in St. Helena is $83,963 with a poverty rate of 6.8%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in St. Helena is 46.2 years, 44 years for males, and 47 years for females.

St. Helena Demographics

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

  • White: 58.06%
  • Black or African American: 20.65%
  • Two or more races: 10.54%
  • Other race: 9.25%
  • Native American: 1.51%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
78.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.73% (24)
The current population of St. Helena, North Carolina is 443 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 419.

St. Helena, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27058.06%
Black or African American9620.65%
Two or more races4910.54%
Other race439.25%
Native American71.51%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

St. Helena Population by Race

St. Helena Population Pyramid 2024

St. Helena Median Age

46.2

Total

44

Male

47

Female

St. Helena Adults

There are 382 adults, (105 of whom are seniors) in St. Helena.

St. Helena Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Helena Sex Ratio

Female22648.6%
Male23951.4%

St. Helena Population by Age

St. Helena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1862.588.711.3
Married1013.2594.15.9
Non Family551.0789.110.9
Female192.7473.726.3
Male112.3663.636.4
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2.91

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

88.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

St. Helena Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

St. Helena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Helena Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 52.86%.

St. Helena Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,333

Average Earnings

$55,795

Average Male

$48,750

Average Female

St. Helena Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Helena Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

St. Helena Language

91.57% of St. Helena residents speak only English, while 8.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.83% of the population.

St. Helena Language

St. Helena Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic331236.36%
Other431227.91%
Multiple491122.45%
White26183.07%
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6.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.48%

Male Poverty Rate

10.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Helena

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Helena is Hispanic, with 36.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Helena is White, with 3.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 7.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.9%.

St. Helena Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.43%
Less Than 9th Grade7.69%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%
Some College
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St. Helena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.26%
Male Employed1.5%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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St. Helena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Helena Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

St. Helena Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Helena Married by Age and Sex

male

female

St. Helena Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

St. Helena Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

St. Helena Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

41

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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St. Helena Veterans by War

count

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St. Helena Veterans by Age

count

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St. Helena Veterans by Race

St. Helena Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

4.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Helena Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

St. Helena Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

St. Helena Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

St. Helena 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

69.89%

Born in St. Helena

95.27%

Native Born

4.73%

Foreign Born

1.94%

Non Citizen

2.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.27% of St. Helena residents were born in the United States, with 69.89% having been born in North Carolina. 1.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

St. Helena Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202947361.28%
202846761.3%
202746161.32%
202645561.34%
202544961.35%
202444361.37%
202343761.39%
202243161.41%
202142561.43%
2020419-5-1.18%
2019424
201842410.24%
201742361.44%
201641710.24%
201541651.22%
201441120.49%
201340951.24%
201240430.75%
201140120.5%
2010399
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St. Helena Population by Year