St. Helens, Oregon Population 2022

13,697
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St. Helens is a city located in Oregon. St. Helens has a 2020 population of 13,697. St. Helens is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually but its population has increased by 4.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,054 in 2010.

The average household income in St. Helens is $65,628 with a poverty rate of 12.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $965 per month, and the median house value is $235,700. The median age in St. Helens is 36.2 years, 33.9 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

St. Helens Demographics

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

  • White: 91.00%
  • Two or more races: 5.97%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.22%
The current population of St. Helens, Oregon is 13,697 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,697.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,054.

St. Helens, Oregon Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,53991.00%
Black or African American620.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native980.71%
Asian1270.92%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.22%
Some Other Race990.72%
Two or More Races8235.97%
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St. Helens Population by Race

St. Helens Population Pyramid 2022

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St. Helens Median Age

36.4


Total

33.9


Male

39.8


Female

St. Helens Adults

There are 10,379 adults, (1,685 of whom are seniors) in St. Helens.

St. Helens Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Helens Sex Ratio

Female

6,823

49.52%

Male

6,956

50.48%

St. Helens Population by Age

St. Helens Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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St. Helens Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All61.6%38.4%
Male61.5%38.5%
Non Family51.6%48.4%
Female41.9%58.1%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Helens Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2042.5861.6
Married2,2643.1877.3
Male2523.461.5
Female8943.2241.9
Non Family1,7941.3951.6

3.07

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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St. Helens Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1651.74%
9th to 12th Grade7337.74%
High School Graduate3,31134.97%
Some College2,73628.90%
Associates Degree1,09511.57%
Bachelors Degree9349.86%
Graduate Degree4945.22%
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St. Helens Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Helens Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian896829
Black625716
2+ Races41537393
White8,3477,5351,230
Hispanic52651460
Native American9898
Other Race7165
Islander3125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.58%.

St. Helens Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,921$50,096$29,519
Less Than 9th Grade$35,000$40,906$14,190
High School Graduate$31,880$42,386$30,804
Some College$37,155$54,244$28,709
Bachelors Degree$44,591$59,239$28,636
Graduate Degree$53,472$85,375$47,629

$36,921

Average Earnings

$50,096

Average Male

$29,519

Average Female

St. Helens Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Helens Language by Age

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St. Helens Language

97.14% of St. Helens residents speak only English, while 2.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.17% of the population.

St. Helens Language

St. Helens Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian1274233.07%
Native982727.55%
Islander31619.35%
White11,4831,49813.05%
OtherNaN%
Multiple7679912.91%
Hispanic989242.43%

12.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.36%

Male Poverty Rate

14.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Helens

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Helens is Asian, with 33.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Helens is Hispanic, with 2.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.33%.

St. Helens Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.12%
High School13.94%
Some College8.32%
Bachelors or Greater1.97%

St. Helens Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.38%
Male Unemployed54.96%
Female Employed7.40%
Female Unemployed21.66%

St. Helens Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Helens Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,234$70,087
Families$74,518$79,580
Married Families$88,646-
Non Families$35,290$47,252
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Income by Household Type

St. Helens Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Helens Married by Age and Sex

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St. Helens Marriage

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

St. Helens Marital Status by Race

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St. Helens Marital Status

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896

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War245
First Gulf War200
Vietnam345
Korea
World War II12

St. Helens Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34144
35 to 54267
55 to 64137
65 to 74263
75+85

St. Helens Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8558.96%
Native American4141.84%
Hispanic375.75%

St. Helens Veterans by Race

St. Helens Veterans by Education

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8.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Helens Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

St. Helens Employment by Age

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St. Helens Employment by Race

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St. Helens Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.88%

Born in St. Helens

97.03%

Native Born

2.97%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.03% of St. Helens residents were born in the United States, with 57.88% having been born in Oregon. 1.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

St. Helens Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802090.00%
1890220110.51%
1900258381.61%
191074248411.14%
19202,2201,47811.58%
19303,9941,7746.05%
19404,3043100.75%
19504,7114070.91%
19605,0223110.64%
19706,2121,1902.15%
19807,0648521.29%
19907,5354710.65%
200010,0192,4842.89%
201013,0543,0352.68%
201113,050-4-0.03%
201212,988-62-0.48%
201312,943-45-0.35%
201413,0601170.90%
201513,154940.72%
201613,4913372.56%
201713,6771861.38%
201813,753760.56%
201913,739-14-0.10%
202013,725-14-0.10%
202113,711-14-0.10%
202213,697-14-0.10%

St. Helens Population by Year