St. Cloud is a city located in Stearns County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 69,489, it is the 13th largest city in Minnesota and the 582nd largest city in the United States. St. Cloud is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 0.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 68,881 in 2020. Spanning over 41 miles, St. Cloud has a population density of 1,737 people per square mile.
The average household income in St. Cloud is $66,902 with a poverty rate of 21.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $821 per month, and the median house value is $158,500. The median age in St. Cloud is 30.9 years, 30.4 years for males, and 31.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of St. Cloudwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.03%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.10%.
84.04% of St. Cloud residents speak only English, while 15.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 9.12% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Cloud is Native, with 58.88% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Cloud is Multiple, with 33.88% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.19%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in St. Cloud
88.25% of St. Cloud residents were born in the United States, with 67.76% having been born in Minnesota. 7.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.