South St. Paul, Minnesota Population 2022

19,847
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South St. Paul is a city located in Dakota County Minnesota. South St. Paul has a 2020 population of 19,847. South St. Paul is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -1.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,128 in 2010.

The average household income in South St. Paul is $72,844 with a poverty rate of 10.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $898 per month, and the median house value is $207,200. The median age in South St. Paul is 35.1 years, 34 years for males, and 36 years for females.

South St. Paul Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South St. Paulwas:

  • White: 77.78%
  • Other race: 7.81%
  • Two or more races: 7.45%
  • Black or African American: 3.78%
  • Asian: 2.78%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South St. Paul, Minnesota is 19,847 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,847.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,128.

South St. Paul, Minnesota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,65877.78%
Black or African American7603.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native830.41%
Asian5592.78%
Some Other Race1,5727.81%
Two or More Races1,5007.45%
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South St. Paul Population by Race

South St. Paul Population Pyramid 2022

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South St. Paul Median Age

35.9


Total

34.6


Male

36.4


Female

South St. Paul Adults

There are 15,359 adults, (2,790 of whom are seniors) in South St. Paul.

South St. Paul Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

South St. Paul Sex Ratio

Female

10,329

51.31%

Male

9,803

48.69%

South St. Paul Population by Age

South St. Paul Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South St. Paul Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All66.8%33.2%
Male64.6%35.4%
Female52.9%47.1%
Non Family52.1%47.9%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

South St. Paul Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2582.4266.8
Married3,4903.0985.1
Male3953.0964.6
Female1,1713.4552.9
Non Family3,2021.2452.1

3.06

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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South St. Paul Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3162.36%
9th to 12th Grade6514.85%
High School Graduate3,75227.97%
Some College3,30624.65%
Associates Degree1,78913.34%
Bachelors Degree2,65719.81%
Graduate Degree9437.03%
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South St. Paul Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South St. Paul Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races374355135
White11,04810,5863,135
Hispanic1,309914251
Asian39332270
Other Race68544574
Black34731835
Native American61482

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 36.10%.

South St. Paul Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,207$47,161$39,819
Less Than 9th Grade$29,857$37,250$17,273
High School Graduate$35,724$38,444$33,006
Some College$46,373$52,003$41,066
Bachelors Degree$49,213$47,228$50,329
Graduate Degree$67,336$64,607$73,529

$44,207

Average Earnings

$47,161

Average Male

$39,819

Average Female

South St. Paul Earnings by Educational Attainment

South St. Paul Language by Age

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South St. Paul Language

85.31% of South St. Paul residents speak only English, while 14.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.72% of the population.

South St. Paul Language

South St. Paul Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black76030339.87%
Multiple1,47526517.97%
Hispanic2,95736612.38%
Native8389.64%
White14,6041,1247.70%
Asian559213.76%
Other115NaN%

10.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.98%

Male Poverty Rate

11.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South St. Paul

The race most likely to be in poverty in South St. Paul is Black, with 39.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South St. Paul is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.78%.

South St. Paul Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.34%
High School13.09%
Some College8.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.81%

South St. Paul Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.61%
Male Unemployed40.50%
Female Employed4.53%
Female Unemployed33.33%

South St. Paul Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South St. Paul Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,204$72,854
Families$77,323$85,941
Married Families$91,250-
Non Families$38,641$47,827
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Income by Household Type

South St. Paul Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

South St. Paul Married by Age and Sex

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South St. Paul Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

South St. Paul Marital Status by Race

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South St. Paul Marital Status

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973

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War258
First Gulf War118
Vietnam251
Korea91
World War II70

South St. Paul Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34120
35 to 54192
55 to 64224
65 to 74171
75+266

South St. Paul Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9247.18%
Black40.80%
Asian4310.07%
2+ Races20.36%
Hispanic331.83%

South St. Paul Veterans by Race

South St. Paul Veterans by Education

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1.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

South St. Paul Veterans by Education

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72%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

South St. Paul Employment by Age

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South St. Paul Employment by Race

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South St. Paul Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.67%

Born in South St. Paul

92.78%

Native Born

7.22%

Foreign Born

3.63%

Non Citizen

3.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.78% of South St. Paul residents were born in the United States, with 72.67% having been born in Minnesota. 3.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South St. Paul Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,2000.00%
19104,5102,3107.44%
19206,8602,3504.28%
193010,0093,1493.85%
194011,8441,8351.70%
195015,9094,0652.99%
196022,0326,1233.31%
197025,0162,9841.28%
198021,235-3,781-1.63%
199020,197-1,038-0.50%
200020,167-30-0.01%
201020,128-39-0.02%
201120,194660.33%
201220,255610.30%
201320,285300.15%
201420,322370.18%
201520,256-66-0.32%
201620,240-16-0.08%
201720,24770.03%
201820,131-116-0.57%
201920,060-71-0.35%
202019,989-71-0.35%
202119,918-71-0.36%
202219,847-71-0.36%

South St. Paul Population by Year