Stearns County Population 2017

Stearns County's estimated population is 155,652 with a growth rate of 0.45% 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
2016155,6526950.45%
2015154,9571,4720.96%
2014153,4851,0880.71%
2013152,3975850.39%
2012151,8125020.33%
2011151,3105610.37%
2010150,74931,95826.90%
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
White140,44890.23%
Black or African American7,7054.95%
Asian3,4792.24%
Two or More Races2,5371.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native6660.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1220.08%

Stearns County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Stearns County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sartell158821714712657.96%
Waite Park727374281552.13%
Sauk Centre43114366551.28%
Cold Spring40254108832.06%
Melrose35983611130.36%
Albany25822668863.33%
Rockville24482526783.19%
Paynesville24322487552.26%
Avon139615271319.38%
Richmond14221439171.20%
Kimball762779172.23%
Belgrade740768283.78%
Brooten74374300.00%
Holdingford70871130.42%
Freeport632657253.96%
New Munich32032551.56%
Greenwald22222420.90%
Elrosa211222115.21%
Roscoe10210310.98%
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