Stearns County, Minnesota Population 2018

Stearns County, Minnesota's estimated population is 157,822 with a growth rate of 0.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Stearns County, Minnesota is the 7th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017155,300-2,522-1.60%
2017157,8221,2510.80%
2016156,5719350.60%
2015155,6361,7781.16%
2014153,8581,2460.82%
2013152,6127310.48%
2012151,8815470.36%
2011151,3345880.39%
2010150,74631,95526.90%
1990118,79110,6309.83%
1980108,16112,76113.38%
197095,40015,05518.74%
196080,3459,66413.67%
195070,6813,4815.18%
194067,2005,0798.18%
193062,1216,38011.45%
192055,7418,00816.78%
191047,7333,2697.35%
190044,4649,62027.61%
189034,84412,88858.70%
188021,9567,75054.55%
187014,2069,701215.34%
18604,5050.00%

Stearns County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White138,964
Black or African American7,881
Asian3,339
Two or More Races2,504
Some Other Race2,061
American Indian and Alaska Native518
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander33

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Stearns County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Stearns County, Minnesota Median Age

34.1


Total

33.2


Male

35


Female

Stearns County, Minnesota Adults

There are 119,573 adults, (21,391 of whom are seniors) in Stearns County, Minnesota.

Stearns County, Minnesota Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Stearns County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

77,174

49.69%

Male

78,126

50.31%

Stearns County, Minnesota Households and Families

Stearns County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Stearns County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All68.7%31.3%
Male57.2%42.8%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Female46.5%53.5%

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stearns County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All58,6572.5168.7
Married29,5603.188.4
Non Family21,1321.4248.1
Female5,1903.2246.5
Male2,7753.1457.2

3.04

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Stearns County, Minnesota Households

Stearns County, Minnesota Education

Stearns County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,9344.12%
9th to 12th Grade3,7023.88%
High School Graduate27,46028.75%
Some College21,66322.68%
Associates Degree12,81613.42%
Bachelors Degree17,70318.53%
Graduate Degree8,2478.63%

Stearns County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White87,97082,67824,573
Black3,2392,246353
Hispanic2,0511,047308
Asian1,5221,233536
Other Race806324106
Multiple Races514480101
Native American26020836
Islander3131

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 35.22%.

Stearns County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,404$45,093$31,672
Less Than High School$24,773$28,349$20,608
High School Grad$32,259$39,802$24,407
Some College$36,339$43,861$30,710
Bachelors Degree$47,234$58,930$40,613
Graduate Degree$62,970$71,103$60,018

$38,404

Average Earnings

$45,093

Average Male

$31,672

Average Female

Stearns County, Minnesota Language

Stearns County, Minnesota Language by Age

Stearns County, Minnesota Language

90.82% of Stearns County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 9.18% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 3.38% of the population.

Stearns County, Minnesota Poverty

Stearns County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White130,91713,38010.22%
Black7,4523,89052.20%
Hispanic4,4861,02622.87%
Asian2,93060620.68%
Other1,95247124.13%
Multiple2,07138018.35%
Native3667520.49%
Islander33721.21%

13.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.45%

Male Poverty Rate

13.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stearns County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stearns County, Minnesota is Black, with 52.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stearns County, Minnesota is White, with 10.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.20%.

Stearns County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.87%
High School9.32%
Some College8.49%
Bachelors or Greater4.34%

Stearns County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.76%
Male Unemployed40.23%
Female Employed9.08%
Male Employed7.87%

Stearns County, Minnesota Income

Stearns County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,564$74,790
Families$73,356$89,641
Married Families$84,031$100,353
Non Families$34,878$44,785

Stearns County, Minnesota Marital Status

Stearns County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Stearns County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Stearns County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Stearns County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Stearns County, Minnesota Veterans

Stearns County, Minnesota Veterans by War

9,491

Number of Veterans

9,017

Male Veterans

474

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,783
Second Gulf War1,382
First Gulf War1,052
Korea919
World War II639

Stearns County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,713
75+2,516
55 to 641,722
35 to 541,587
18 to 34953

Stearns County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,2328.43%
2 or More13410.34%
Hispanic632.22%
Black631.36%
Indian3610.37%
Asian260.98%

Stearns County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

6.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stearns County, Minnesota Employment Status

Stearns County, Minnesota Employment by Age

72.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.3%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Stearns County, Minnesota Employment by Race

Stearns County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Stearns County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
St. Cloud 660296764116122.44%
Sartell 158821714712657.96%
Waite Park727374281552.13%
St. Joseph653467432093.20%
Sauk Centre43114366551.28%
Cold Spring40254108832.06%
St. Augusta331736233069.23%
Melrose35983611130.36%
Albany25822668863.33%
Rockville24482526783.19%
Paynesville24322487552.26%
Clearwater 17351787523.00%
Avon139615271319.38%
Richmond14221439171.20%
Eden Valley 10421035-7-0.67%
St. Stephen85186091.06%
Kimball762779172.23%
Belgrade740768283.78%
Brooten 74374300.00%
Holdingford70871130.42%
Freeport632657253.96%
New Munich32032551.56%
St. Martin30831461.95%
Greenwald22222420.90%
Elrosa211222115.21%
Meire Grove17918563.35%
Lake Henry10310410.97%
Roscoe10210310.98%
St. Anthony869044.65%
Spring Hill858611.18%
St. Rosa686911.47%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990