St. James, New York Population 2024

13,933

St. James is a city located in Suffolk County New York. St. James has a 2024 population of 13,933. St. James is currently growing at a rate of 0.72% annually and its population has increased by 2.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,533 in 2020.

The average household income in St. James is $175,553 with a poverty rate of 1.72%. The median age in St. James is 46.3 years: 41.3 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

St. James Demographics

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

  • White: 87.96%
  • Asian: 4.72%
  • Two or more races: 3.66%
  • Other race: 2.51%
  • Black or African American: 1.14%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,052.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.96% (400)
The current population of St. James, New York is 13,933 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,533.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,08087.96%
Asian6484.72%
Two or more races5033.66%
Other race3452.51%
Black or African American1571.14%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

St. James Population by Race

St. James Population Pyramid 2024

St. James Median Age

46.3

Total

41.3

Male

49.8

Female

St. James Adults

There are 10,990 adults, (2,815 of whom are seniors) in St. James.

St. James Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

St. James Sex Ratio

Female7,11851.83%
Male6,61548.17%

St. James Population by Age

St. James Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,8262.7689.410.6
Married2,9103.3695.54.5
Non Family1,2701.1475.424.6
Female5113.1692.87.2
Male1353.5879.320.7

3.29

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

89.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

St. James Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2272.36%
Associates Degree98910.3%
Bachelors Degree2,44425.45%
Graduate Degree2,48325.85%
High School Graduate1,70817.78%
Less Than 9th Grade1821.9%
Some College1,57116.36%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

St. James Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. James Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,3188,0604,328
Hispanic685576155
Asian443420400
Other Race22315237
2+ Races22022051
Black804910

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 90.29%.

St. James Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$81,432$109,145$77,668
Graduate Degree$109,286$137,147$95,164
High School Graduate$41,250$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$28,523$0
Overall$82,675$107,644$72,560
Some College$73,220$109,688$57,177

$82,675

Average Earnings

$107,644

Average Male

$72,560

Average Female

St. James Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. James Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

St. James Language

89.65% of St. James residents speak only English, while 10.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.98% of the population.

St. James Language

St. James Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,2111751.56%
Hispanic1,268383%
Asian648162.47%
Multiple50381.59%
Other32420.62%
Black12810.78%

1.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.1%

Male Poverty Rate

2.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. James

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. James is Hispanic, with 3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. James is Other, with 0.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.53%.

St. James Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade5.16%
High School2.2%
Bachelors or Greater1.81%
Some College1.34%

St. James Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed5.53%
Female Employed0.7%
Male Employed0.16%
Male Unemployed0%

St. James Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. James Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$174,184$201,512
Households$142,448$175,553
Married Families$188,214$-999,999,999
Non Families$62,100$97,925

mean

median

Income by Household Type

St. James Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

St. James Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

St. James Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

St. James Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

548

Number of Veterans

517

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam262
Second Gulf War79
World War II63
First Gulf War52
Korea48

St. James Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+246
65 to 74181
55 to 6445
35 to 5441
18 to 3435

St. James Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5035.15%
Hispanic576.28%
Other Race278.65%
2+ Races133.71%
Black54.59%

St. James Veterans by Race

St. James Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. James Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

St. James Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

St. James Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

St. James 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

85.32%

Born in St. James

93.19%

Native Born

6.81%

Foreign Born

2.82%

Non Citizen

3.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.19% of St. James residents were born in the United States, with 85.32% having been born in New York. 2.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

St. James Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202413,9331000.72%
202313,8331000.73%
202213,733-212-1.52%
202113,9454123.04%
202013,533-138-1.01%
201913,6715163.92%
201813,155-381-2.81%
201713,536240.18%
201613,512-24-0.18%
201513,5362621.97%
201413,2742612.01%
201313,0131311.02%
201212,882-57-0.44%
201112,939-399-2.99%
201013,33800%

St. James Population by Year