St. Helens SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
4

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St. Helens, Oregon Info Snack

St. Helens is the county seat of Columbia County, Oregon. It was founded by Captain H. M. Knighton, a native of New England, in 1845 as "Plymouth". The name was changed to St. Helens in the latter part of 1850 for its view of Mount St. Helens, roughly 39 miles (63 km) away in Washington. The city is approximately 28 miles (45 km) northwest of Portland. Its population was 12,883 at the 2010 census.
Population
13,169
Unemployment
7.7%
Poverty
19.0%
Median Home
$179,300
Median Income
$45,727
Median Rent
$850

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Map Of St. Helens, OR

Population over time in St. Helens

Year Population % Change
2016 13,169 0.9%
2015 13,055 0.3%
2014 13,017 0.2%
2013 12,985 1.4%
2012 12,807 0.8%
2011 12,706 1.3%
2010 12,544 -

Crime in St. Helens Per 100k

Crime St. Helens OR USA
Violent Crime 288.2 264.6 386.3
Murder 0.0 2.8 5.3
Robbery 22.8 55.6 102.8
Aggravated Assault 197.2 164.1 248.5
Property Crime 2480.3 2964.4 2450.7
Burglary 303.4 412.0 468.9
Larceny 1972.1 2230.0 1745.0
Car Theft 204.8 322.3 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in St. Helens

White
83.2% (10,958)
African American
0.4% (48)
American Indian
1.9% (253)
Asian
1.8% (243)
Hawaiian
0.7% (93)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.6% (473)
Hispanic
8.4% (1,101)
Race St. Helens OR USA
White 83.2% 77.0% 60.6%
African American 0.4% 1.8% 10.4%
American Indian 1.9% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 4.0% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.4% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 3.6% 3.5% 2.5%
Hispanic 8.4% 12.4% 17.3%

Household Income For St. Helens, Oregon

Less than $10,000
9.5% (1,251)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.7% (618)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.1% (1,330)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.5% (2,041)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.9% (1,962)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.9% (2,620)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (1,198)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.3% (1,356)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.4% (316)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (460)
Income St. Helens OR USA
Less than $10,000 9.5% 6.9% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.7% 5.1% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.1% 10.6% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.5% 10.5% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.9% 13.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.9% 18.6% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 12.7% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.3% 13.0% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.4% 4.5% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 4.3% 5.7%

Gender in St. Helens

Female
50.5% (6,647)
Male
49.5% (6,521)
Gender St. Helens OR USA
Female 50.5% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in St. Helens for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.2% (557)
9-12th Grade
6.6% (868)
High School / GED
35.4% (4,662)
Some College
31.7% (4,179)
Associate's Degree
7.1% (939)
Bachelor's Degree
11.9% (1,564)
Master's Degree
2.3% (308)
Professional Degree
0.3% (37)
Doctorate Degree
0.4% (49)
Education St. Helens OR USA
< 9th Grade 4.2% 3.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 6.6% 6.2% 7.4%
High School / GED 35.4% 23.9% 27.5%
Some College 31.7% 26.2% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.1% 8.5% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 11.9% 19.6% 18.8%
Master's Degree 2.3% 8.3% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.3% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.4% 1.5% 1.3%

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