St. James, North Carolina Population 2020

6,463

St. James is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 6,463, it is the 121st largest city in North Carolina and the 4123rd largest city in the United States. St. James is currently growing at a rate of 5.09% annually and its population has increased by 104.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,165 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, St. James has a population density of 710 people per square mile.

The average household income in St. James is $128,534 with a poverty rate of 1.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,711 per month, and the median house value is $449,400. The median age in St. James is 67.8 years, 68.5 years for males, and 67.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.0 males.

St. James Demographics

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

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of St. James, North Carolina is 6,463, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,837.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,165.

St. James, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

St. James Population Pyramid 2020

St. James Median Age

67.8


Total

68.5


Male

67.4


Female

St. James Adults

There are 4,999 adults, (3,400 of whom are seniors) in St. James.

St. James Age Dependency

221

Age Dependency Ratio

212.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

8.4

Child Dependency Ratio

St. James Sex Ratio

Female

2,554

49.76%

Male

2,579

50.24%

St. James Households and Families

St. James Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

St. James Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married96.4%3.6%
All95.7%4.3%
Non Family89%11%
Female0%0%

95.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5572.0195.7
Married2,2512.0996.4
Non Family2821.2689
Male242.79100
Female00

2.1

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St. James Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade140.28%
9th to 12th Grade571.15%
High School Graduate4599.24%
Some College58211.72%
Associates Degree4619.28%
Bachelors Degree1,91838.63%
Graduate Degree1,47429.69%

St. James Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,9084,8373,335
Hispanic575757

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,266$79,917$
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$$36,103
Some College$35,104$35,938$
Bachelors Degree$53,631$102,426$14,348
Graduate Degree$101,818$105,809$

$47,266

Average Earnings

$79,917

Average Male

$

Average Female

St. James Language

St. James Language by Age

St. James Language

99.08% of St. James residents speak only English, while 0.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

St. James Poverty

St. James Poverty by Race

1.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.17%

Male Poverty Rate

1.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. James

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. James is White, with 1.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. James is White, with 1.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.91%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater2.18%
Some College1.53%
High School0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Employed3.25%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

St. James Income

St. James Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$101,563$128,534
Families$106,856$134,087
Married Families$107,724-
Non Families$88,214$83,737

St. James Marital Status

St. James Marital Status

Marriage Rates

91.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

92.8%

Male Marriage Rate

89.8%

Female Marriage Rate

St. James Married by Age and Sex

St. James Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

St. James Marital Status by Race

St. James Veterans

728

Number of Veterans

714

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam519
Korea94
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War18
World War II10
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74382
75+261
55 to 6485
35 to 54
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White72814.56%
Hispanic3561.40%

$St. James Veterans by Education

2.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. James Employment Status

20.8%

Labor Force Participation

20.2%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

St. James Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

10.21%

Born in North Carolina

98.56%

Native Born

1.44%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.56% of St. James residents were born in the United States, with 10.21% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,4633135.09%
20196,1503135.36%
20185,8373326.03%
20175,5053136.03%
20165,1923807.90%
20154,81249111.36%
20144,32143511.19%
20133,8863188.91%
20123,5682166.44%
20113,3521574.91%
20103,1950.00%