dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to St. Johns, Michigan

St. Johns, Michigan, in Clinton county, is 18 miles N of Lansing, Michigan (center to center) and 89 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan. The city is in the Lansing - East Lansing metropolitan area.

St. Johns History

DeWitt Clinton, a prominent American statesman, was the first settler in present day Clinton County. He conceptualized an artificial waterway to facilitate transportation. It eventually became the Erie Canal, and was responsible for bringing a number of settlers to the area. The community of St. Johns was laid out several decades later and was established by John Swegles and Rev. C. A. Lamb in 1853. The "Saint" part of the name refers to the Reverend's efforts, while "John" was in honor of John Swegles. St. Johns was initially incorporated as a village in 1857, and was granted city status in 1904. It is the seat of Clinton County.

St. Johns and Nearby Attractions

  • R.E. Olds Transportation Museum
  • Michigan Historical Center
  • W.K. Kellogg House
  • Sleepy Hollow State Park
  • Potter Park Zoo
  • W.J. Beal Botanical Garden

Things To Do In St. Johns

St. Johns is close to a number of museums and historic sites including the Impression 5 Science Center, Michigan Historical Center, Battle Creek Sanatarium, W.K. Kellogg House, and R.E. Olds Transportation Museum. Sleepy Hollow State Park, encompassing more than 2,000 acres, offers opportunities for camping, fishing, hiking, and picnicking. Other popular attractions are Dow Gardens, Potter Park Zoo, and W.J. Beal Botanical Garden. In addition, the community celebrates the Mint Festival during the second weekend of August every year. It features homemade crafts, food vendors, a flea market, and live entertainment.

St. Johns Transportation

Air transportation is available fron the Bishop International Airport.

St. Johns Higher Education

Michigan State University, Lansing Community College, Central Michigan University, and Northwood University are close to the city of St. Johns.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

St Johns Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles N of Lansing, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Clinton
Metro Area Lansing - East Lansing
Standard Zip Codes 48879
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.001
Longitude -84.559

St Johns Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ST JOHNS
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Station OWOSSO WWTP
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station IONIA 2 SSW
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Elsie 1,080 $52,969
Fowler 1,229 $76,641
Laingsburg 1,296 $55,227
Maple Rapids 688 $49,118
Ovid 1,596 $50,938

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

St Johns Public Libraries

Library
Briggs Public Library
108 EAST RAILROAD STREET
St Johns, Michigan
(989) 224-4702
Library Web Site

library logo

More Information for Librarians

St Johns Hospitals

CLINTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Proprietary)
805 S OAKLAND
(989) 224-6881
Emergency Service: Yes

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.

 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Veterinary Technician (Associate)
  • Dedicated to helping students build bright futures through a powerful education
  • 50+ programs for bachelor & associate degrees, career diplomas, & certificates
  • 98% of graduates are satisfied with their Penn Foster studies
  • Pay tuition in full & save up to 25% or sign up for low monthly payments w/ 0% interest
  • Penn Foster is the perfect choice for flexible courses in many growing industries
Programs
  • Master of Social Work - Macro
  • Master of Social Work - Clinical
  • Master of Social Work

Why is Boston University ranked #39 in national universities by U.S. News & World Report for 2017? And what is the catalyst that prompts 33,106 students to call BU their home every semester? It's in our DNA: an inherent desire in each of our students, faculty, and staff to vigorously and dauntlessly pursue knowledge—and embrace the unlimited possibilities that come with it. Founded in 1839, Boston University is one of America's largest and most respected private research universities. It offers a unique combination of academic excellence and social relevance for its more than 33,000 students from 135 different countries. 

Programs
  • Visual Arts (BFA)
  • Web Design (C)
  • Fashion Retailing (D)
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway.
  • Dedicated career services team that helps students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas
  • Offers programs in design, media arts, fashion, and culinary
  • Program Coordinators focus on improving program content and ensure that students have the resources they need
  • Over 50 locations nationwide
  • Join our next Open House on 10/21 (10/28 @ select locations)!
Programs
  • Nursing (RN-BSN) - Bachelor's
  • Healthcare Administration - Bachelor's
  • Nursing - Master's

Experience the Rewards of Caring, With ECPI’s Medical Careers Institute, you can Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in 2.5 Years or Your Associate’s Even Sooner through Our Year-Round Schedule!

 

What Are You Waiting For?

Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.

St Johns High Schools

ST. JOHNS HIGH SCHOOL
501 W. SICKLES STREET
989-227-4000
A Magnet School.
Serves 1,075 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.1

Study Online in St Johns
Additional Resources
Info for St Johns Government Officials


Are you an official in the St Johns government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top