St. James, NC has a population of 4,438 and is the 6,979th largest city in the United States. The population density is 529 per sq mi which is 192% higher than the North Carolina average and 484% higher than the national average. The median age in St. James is 67 which is approximately 76% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In St. James, 94% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 5% of St. James residents were born in North Carolina, 93% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.