Stearns County Population 2018

Stearns County'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 is the 7th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
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 Population Growth

Population Data via

Stearns County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White140,44888.99%
Black or African American7,7054.88%
Asian3,4792.20%
Two or More Races2,5371.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native6660.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1220.08%

Stearns County Population Pyramid

0k2k4k6k8k10k Male Population0k2k4k6k8k10k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
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