St. Cloud, MN

Census Place

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2022 Population
68,910
0.701% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
30.3
0.329% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
19.8%
9.86% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$58,910
8.24% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$189,600
15.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
36,025
2.37% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, St. Cloud, MN had a population of 68.9k people with a median age of 30.3 and a median household income of $58,910. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of St. Cloud, MN grew from 68,430 to 68,910, a 0.701% increase and its median household income grew from $54,427 to $58,910, a 8.24% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Cloud, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.62%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.93%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.63%).

None of the households in St. Cloud, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.5% of the residents in St. Cloud, MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in St. Cloud, MN are Saint Cloud State University (2,406 degrees awarded in 2022), Rasmussen University-Minnesota (2,068 degrees), and St Cloud Technical and Community College (1,009 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in St. Cloud, MN was $189,600, and the homeownership rate was 48.2%.

Most people in St. Cloud, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Cloud, MN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

St. Cloud, MN is home to a population of 68.9k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 12.1% of St. Cloud, MN residents were born outside of the country (8.34k people).

In 2022, there were 3.82 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (47.4k people) in St. Cloud, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.18k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.5%
2022 Citizenship
93.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.5% of St. Cloud, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in St. Cloud, MN was 93.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Cloud, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    47.4k ± 965
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.4k ± 950
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.18k ± 689
4.07%
Hispanic Population
2.81k people

In 2022, there were 3.82 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (47.4k people) in St. Cloud, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.18k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.07% of the people in St. Cloud, MN are hispanic (2.81k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    53,321 ± 5,642 people
  2. Somalia
    38,263 ± 4,786 people
  3. India
    30,262 ± 4,259 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 53,321 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 38,263 and India with 30,262.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.34k people
11.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.09k people

As of 2022, 12.1% of St. Cloud, MN residents (8.34k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in St. Cloud, MN was 11.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,131 ± 247
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    966 ± 296
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    270 ± 117

St. Cloud, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of St. Cloud, MN employs 36k people. The largest industries in St. Cloud, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,212 people), Retail Trade (5,301 people), and Educational Services (4,702 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,071), Public Administration ($59,243), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($57,796).

Males in Minnesota have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $68,089. The income inequality in Minnesota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

36k
2022 Value
± 1,584
2.37%
1 Year growth
± 5.98%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in St. Cloud, MN grew at a rate of 2.37%, from 35.2k employees to 36k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Cloud, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,362 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,583 people), and Production Occupations (3,152 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. Cloud, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

36k
2022 Value
± 1,584
2.37%
1 Year growth
± 5.98%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in St. Cloud, MN grew at a rate of 2.37%, from 35.2k employees to 36k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Cloud, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,212 people), Retail Trade (5,301 people), and Educational Services (4,702 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. Cloud, MN, though some of these residents may live in St. Cloud, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,311
Median earning men ± $1,686
$28,743
Median earning women ± $1,939

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,091), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($57,601), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($53,833).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($91,164), Public Administration ($59,311), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($40,350).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Minnesota.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Minnesota went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in St. Cloud, MN awarded 5,551 degrees. The student population of St. Cloud, MN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 6,426 male students and 10,633 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Cloud, MN are White (3,446 and 66.1%), followed by Black or African American (757 and 14.5%), Unknown (368 and 7.06%), and Hispanic or Latino (234 and 4.49%).

The largest universities in St. Cloud, MN by number of degrees awarded are Saint Cloud State University (2,406 and 43.3%), Rasmussen University-Minnesota (2,068 and 37.3%), and St Cloud Technical and Community College (1,009 and 18.2%).

The most popular majors in St. Cloud, MN are Registered Nursing (1,117 and 20.1%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (444 and 8%), and General Business Administration & Management (212 and 3.82%).

The median tuition cost in St. Cloud, MN for a public four year colleges is $8,811 for in-state students and $18,695 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in St. Cloud, MN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 95.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 17,059 (37.7% men and 62.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 17,059 students enrolled in St. Cloud, MN, 37.7% men and 62.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 10,364 records, of which 62.3% were women and 37.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 444 degrees awarded
  2. 74 degrees awarded
  3. 898 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in St. Cloud, MN was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 444 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,406 degrees awarded
  2. 2,068 degrees awarded
  3. 1,009 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Saint Cloud State University with 2,406 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,784 men were awarded degrees from institutions in St. Cloud, MN, which is 0.474 times less than the 3,767 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,446 degrees mean that there were 4.55 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 757 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($11,817) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,948) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 0.877% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.991% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (962k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in St. Cloud, MN was $189,600 in 2022, which is 0.673 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $164,500 to $189,600, a 15.3% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Cloud, MN is 48.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in St. Cloud, MN have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in St. Cloud, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in St. Cloud, MN is $58,910. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in St. Cloud, MN was Census Tract 4.02 with a value of $110,379, followed by Census Tract 203 and Census Tract 114, with respective values of $99,167 and $84,863.

Property

$189,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,726
$13,234
Median Property Taxes
±$825

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Rent vs Own

48.2%
Homeownership
2022
69.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 48.2% of the housing units in St. Cloud, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 49.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4.02
  2. Census Tract 203
  3. Census Tract 114

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Cloud, MN was Census Tract 4.02 with a value of $110,379, followed by Census Tract 203 and Census Tract 114, with respective values of $99,167 and $84,863.

The following map shows all of the places in St. Cloud, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$58,910
Median Household Income
± $2,570
27.5k
Number of Households
± 1,310

In 2022, the median household income of the 27.5k households in St. Cloud, MN grew to $58,910 from the previous year's value of $54,427.

The following chart displays the households in St. Cloud, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for St. Cloud, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.459
2021 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2022, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.267% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74%)
  2. Carpooled (8.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.53%)

In 2022, 74% of workers in St. Cloud, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.3%) and those who worked at home (6.53%).

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Commute Time

19.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Cloud, MN have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.1% of the workforce in St. Cloud, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in St. Cloud, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in St. Cloud, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Cloud, MN (13k out of 65.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. Cloud, MN is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.1% of the population of St. Cloud, MN has health coverage, with 46.5% on employee plans, 24.1% on Medicaid, 8.89% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 1.4% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Stearns County, MN see 1007 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.499% increase from the previous year (1002 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1296 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 282 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,007 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Stearns County, MN

Primary care physicians in Stearns County, MN see an average of 1,007 patients per year. This represents a 0.499% increase from the previous year (1,002 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Stearns County, MN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.9% under 18 years, 33% between 18 and 34 years, 30.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.88%
Uninsured
46.5%
Employer Coverage
24.1%
Medicaid
8.89%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
1.4%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Cloud, MN grew by 10.2% from 4.43% to 4.88%.

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