St. Matthews is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 17,546, it is the 26th largest city in Kentucky and the 2585th largest city in the United States. St. Matthews is currently growing at a rate of 0.03% annually and its population has increased by 0.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,534 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, St. Matthews has a population density of 4,010 people per square mile.
The average household income in St. Matthews is $86,711 with a poverty rate of 8.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,090 per month, and the median house value is $256,100. The median age in St. Matthews is 38.7 years, 37 years for males, and 41 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of St. Matthewswas:
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 73.81%.
90.88% of St. Matthews residents speak only English, while 9.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.50% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Matthews is Hispanic, with 29.69% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Matthews is Multiple, with 0.54% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.48%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in St. Matthews
93.05% of St. Matthews residents were born in the United States, with 57.98% having been born in Kentucky. 4.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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