Paynesville is a city located in Stearns County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 2,549, it is the 232nd largest city in Minnesota and the 6774th largest city in the United States . Paynesville is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 4.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,432 in 2010. Paynesville reached it's highest population of 2,549 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Paynesville has a population density of 1,106 people per square mile.
The average household income in Paynesville is $58,977 with a poverty rate of 12.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $642 per month, and the median house value is $129,400. The median age in Paynesville is 43.7 years, 43.6 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.