St. Cloud, Minnesota Population 2020

68,505

St. Cloud is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 68,505, it is the 11th largest city in Minnesota and the 543rd largest city in the United States. St. Cloud is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 4.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 65,842 in 2010. Spanning over 41 miles, St. Cloud has a population density of 1,713 people per square mile.

The average household income in St. Cloud is $63,650 with a poverty rate of 23.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $762 per month, and the median house value is $149,200. The median age in St. Cloud is 30.7 years, 30.3 years for males, and 31.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.2 males.

St. Cloud Demographics

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

  • White: 78.50%
  • Black or African American: 13.53%
  • Asian: 3.27%
  • Two or more races: 3.23%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of St. Cloud, Minnesota is 68,505, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 68,043.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 65,842.

St. Cloud, Minnesota Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020203,1911,6950.83%
2019201,4961,6950.84%
2018199,8011,6950.85%
2017198,1061,4400.73%
2016196,6661,3640.69%
2015195,3022,1891.12%
2014193,1131,5630.81%
2013191,5509950.52%
2012190,5554800.25%
2011190,0758570.45%
2010189,2180.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,99778.50%
Black or African American9,13313.53%
Asian2,2053.27%
Two or More Races2,1813.23%
Some Other Race5500.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native4470.66%

St. Cloud Population Pyramid 2020

St. Cloud Median Age

30.7


Total

30.3


Male

31.2


Female

St. Cloud Adults

There are 54,326 adults, (8,325 of whom are seniors) in St. Cloud.

St. Cloud Age Dependency

46.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Cloud Sex Ratio

Female

32,749

48.51%

Male

34,764

51.49%

St. Cloud Households and Families

St. Cloud Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

St. Cloud Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All51.7%48.3%
Male51.3%48.7%
Female35.9%64.1%
Non Family34.9%65.1%

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,2642.3751.7
Non Family12,2991.5534.9
Married9,5133.0878.5
Female3,0953.2335.9
Male1,3572.9151.3

3

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

9.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St. Cloud Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8714.67%
9th to 12th Grade1,6764.19%
High School Graduate9,97124.91%
Some College9,46023.63%
Associates Degree4,80412.00%
Bachelors Degree8,15420.37%
Graduate Degree4,09510.23%

St. Cloud Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White33,21931,66211,041
Black4,2062,730528
Asian930705328
Hispanic762581163
Multiple Races58952496
Native American29725442
Other Race27116660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.27%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,582$36,686$29,316
Less Than High School$21,345$20,033$22,013
High School Grad$27,913$32,600$21,222
Some College$30,963$32,447$27,876
Bachelors Degree$41,480$48,379$33,380
Graduate Degree$62,395$72,266$54,531

$32,582

Average Earnings

$36,686

Average Male

$29,316

Average Female

St. Cloud Language

St. Cloud Language by Age

St. Cloud Language

85.33% of St. Cloud residents speak only English, while 14.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 8.88% of the population.

St. Cloud Poverty

St. Cloud Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,7118,24816.93%
Black8,5904,80255.90%
Asian2,00159729.84%
Multiple1,82354229.73%
Hispanic1,47527618.71%
Other5176312.19%
Native2944113.95%

23.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.65%

Male Poverty Rate

23.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Cloud

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Cloud is Black, with 55.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Cloud is Other, with 12.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.21%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.69%
High School18.73%
Some College12.81%
Bachelors or Greater6.62%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.28%
Male Unemployed44.81%
Female Employed17.47%
Male Employed15.43%

St. Cloud Income

St. Cloud Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,854$63,650
Families$63,670$79,748
Married Families$77,156-
Non Families$31,694$42,961

St. Cloud Marital Status

St. Cloud Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Cloud Married by Age and Sex

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

St. Cloud Veterans

4,026

Number of Veterans

3,702

Male Veterans

324

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,530
Second Gulf War863
First Gulf War387
Korea359
World War II199
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7438.34%
Black1312.40%
2 or More1028.06%
Indian319.23%
Other195.38%
Hispanic121.01%

$St. Cloud Veterans by Education

5.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Cloud Employment Status

70.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

St. Cloud Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.16%

Born in Minnesota

88.66%

Native Born

11.34%

Foreign Born

7.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.66% of St. Cloud residents were born in the United States, with 69.16% having been born in Minnesota. 7.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202068,5052310.34%
201968,2742310.34%
201868,043440.06%
201767,9992310.34%
201667,7684440.66%
201567,3247701.16%
201466,5544510.68%
201366,1031580.24%
201265,945570.09%
201165,888-52-0.08%
201065,9406,8331.10%
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%