St. Cloud, Minnesota Population 2021

69,024
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St. Cloud is a city located in Stearns County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 69,024, it is the 11th largest city in Minnesota and the 542nd largest city in the United States . St. Cloud is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 4.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 65,842 in 2010. St. Cloud reached it's highest population of 69,024 in 2021. Spanning over 41 miles, St. Cloud has a population density of 1,726 people per square mile.

The average household income in St. Cloud is $66,902 with a poverty rate of 22.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $802 per month, and the median house value is $155,500. The median age in St. Cloud is 30.9 years, 30.4 years for males, and 31.4 years for females.

St. Cloud Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of St. Cloud was:

  • White: 77.05%
  • Black or African American: 14.59%
  • Two or more races: 3.37%
  • Asian: 3.36%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Native American: 0.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of St. Cloud, Minnesota is 69,024 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 68,181.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 65,842.

St. Cloud, Minnesota Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021205,5601,7980.87%
2020203,7621,7980.88%
2019201,9641,7980.89%
2018200,1661,7300.86%
2017198,4361,5240.77%
2016196,9121,4870.76%
2015195,4252,3161.19%
2014193,1091,5570.81%
2013191,5529900.52%
2012190,5624720.25%
2011190,0908720.46%
2010189,2180.00%

St. Cloud Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,39877.05%
Black or African American9,92114.59%
Two or More Races2,2903.37%
Asian2,2843.36%
Some Other Race6811.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native4270.63%
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St. Cloud Population by Race

St. Cloud Population Pyramid $2021

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St. Cloud Median Age

30.9


Total

30.4


Male

31.4


Female

St. Cloud Adults

There are 54,246 adults, (8,656 of whom are seniors) in St. Cloud.

St. Cloud Age Dependency

49.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Cloud Sex Ratio

Female

32,876

48.35%

Male

35,125

51.65%

St. Cloud Population by Age

St. Cloud Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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St. Cloud Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
All50%50%
Male44%56%
Female35.7%64.3%
Non Family33.1%66.9%

50.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Cloud Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,3742.3950
Non Family12,2141.5733.1
Married9,7633.1376.4
Female3,0963.0135.7
Male1,3013.0544

3.01

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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St. Cloud Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0905.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,9194.73%
High School Graduate10,09124.86%
Some College9,25522.80%
Associates Degree4,75911.72%
Bachelors Degree8,39120.67%
Graduate Degree4,09010.08%
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St. Cloud Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Cloud Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White33,16531,47711,190
Black4,7602,887594
Asian992881388
Hispanic812644134
2+ Races599529111
Other Race30221070
Native American25715812

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.11%.

St. Cloud Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,596$38,532$30,422
Less Than 9th Grade$21,738$23,701$20,716
High School Graduate$28,452$34,573$21,153
Some College$32,663$37,636$29,759
Bachelors Degree$42,054$49,007$35,300
Graduate Degree$61,228$75,544$53,295

$34,596

Average Earnings

$38,532

Average Male

$30,422

Average Female

St. Cloud Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Cloud Language by Age

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St. Cloud Language

85.12% of St. Cloud residents speak only English, while 14.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 8.55% of the population.

St. Cloud Language

St. Cloud Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,0087,90016.46%
Black9,3824,29745.80%
Asian2,09873635.08%
Multiple2,00066133.05%
Hispanic1,79654330.23%
Native28114852.67%
Other68010815.88%

22.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.22%

Male Poverty Rate

23.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Cloud

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Cloud is Native, with 52.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Cloud is Other, with 15.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.26%.

St. Cloud Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.82%
High School18.17%
Some College12.66%
Bachelors or Greater7.05%

St. Cloud Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed62.52%
Male Unemployed49.47%
Female Employed17.93%
Male Employed13.62%

St. Cloud Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Cloud Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,135$66,902
Families$66,250$83,924
Married Families$80,399$100,112
Non Families$33,117$44,952
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Income by Household Type

St. Cloud Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.7%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Cloud Married by Age and Sex

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St. Cloud 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.

St. Cloud Marital Status by Race

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St. Cloud Marital Status

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3,890

Number of Veterans

3,599

Male Veterans

291

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,475
Second Gulf War855
First Gulf War380
Korea371
World War II143

St. Cloud Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,154
75+1,032
55 to 64601
18 to 34567
35 to 54536

St. Cloud Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5688.07%
Black1542.63%
2+ Races1098.50%
Hispanic524.01%
Other Race4811.09%
Native American113.75%

St. Cloud Veterans by Race

St. Cloud Veterans by Education

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6.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Cloud Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

St. Cloud Employment by Age

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St. Cloud Employment by Race

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St. Cloud 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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68.72%

Born in St. Cloud

88.45%

Native Born

11.55%

Foreign Born

6.95%

Non Citizen

4.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.45% of St. Cloud residents were born in the United States, with 68.72% having been born in Minnesota. 6.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

St. Cloud Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202169,0242810.41%
202068,7432810.41%
201968,4622810.41%
201868,181780.11%
201768,1032710.40%
201667,8324800.71%
201567,3528161.23%
201466,5364510.68%
201366,0851550.24%
201265,930570.09%
201165,873-46-0.07%
201065,9196,8121.10%
200059,10710,2951.93%
199048,8126,2461.38%
198042,5662,8750.70%
197039,6915,8761.62%
196033,8155,4051.76%
195028,4104,2371.63%
194024,1733,1731.42%
193021,0005,1272.84%
192015,8735,2734.12%
191010,6001,9372.04%
19008,6639771.20%
18907,6860.00%

St. Cloud Population by Year