Statewide Claims to Fame

St. Helens is 18th in Oregon out of 97 other cities in Race - Two or More

St. Helens is 19th in Oregon out of 97 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

St. Helens, Oregon Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
St. Helens Rank Oregon US
Current population (2012) 12,910 41st 3,899,353 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.5 55th 95,988.0 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,843.3 58th 39.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
St. Helens Rank Oregon US
Residents younger than 5 7.6% 26th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 27.6% 24th 22.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.2% 78th 14.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
St. Helens Rank Oregon US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.2% 63rd 88.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.0% 71st 29.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
St. Helens Rank Oregon US
Race - White 90.3% 27th 88.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.6% 66th 2.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.6% 19th 1.8% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.3% 58th 4.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 29th 0.4% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.5% 18th 3.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.1% 74th 12.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 86.7% 24th 77.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
St. Helens Rank Oregon US
Female residents 50.2% 82nd 50.5% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.8% 80th 9.8% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
St. Helens Rank Oregon US
Housing units 5,154 50th 1,684,193 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.9% 68th 23.3% 25.9%
Households 4,722 48th 1,509,554 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 63.2% 34th 63.1% 66.1%
Home median value $186,900 68th $252,600 $186,200
People per household 2.6 30th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
St. Helens Rank Oregon US
Income per capita $21,307 61st $26,561 $27,915
Income per household $52,923 31st $49,850 $52,762
Income below poverty line 13.5% 55th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
St. Helens Rank Oregon US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 994 52nd 348,154 27,092,908
Retail sales $160,084 51st $50,370,919 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,960 46th $13,494 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $18,934 55th $7,555,764 $613,795,732

Statewide Top Lists

Business

Education

Housing

Income

People

Race

Size

Other Cities in Oregon