St. James, Minnesota Population 2021

4,298
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St. James is a city located in Watonwan County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 4,298, it is the 167th largest city in Minnesota and the 5211th largest city in the United States . St. James is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -6.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,605 in 2010. St. James reached it's highest population of 4,695 in 2000. Spanning over 2 miles, St. James has a population density of 1,845 people per square mile.

The average household income in St. James is $56,124 with a poverty rate of 15.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $640 per month, and the median house value is $82,500. The median age in St. James is 37.1 years, 30.9 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

St. James Demographics

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

  • White: 80.11%
  • Other race: 19.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.09%
  • Two or more races: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of St. James, Minnesota is 4,298 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,451.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,605.

St. James, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,56080.11%
Some Other Race87319.64%
Two or More Races40.09%
Black or African American40.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.07%
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St. James Population by Race

St. James Population Pyramid $2021

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St. James Median Age

37.1


Total

30.9


Male

38.9


Female

St. James Adults

There are 3,287 adults, (781 of whom are seniors) in St. James.

St. James Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

St. James Sex Ratio

Female

2,194

49.37%

Male

2,250

50.63%

St. James Population by Age

St. James Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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St. James Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90%10%
All70.6%29.4%
Male63.7%36.3%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Female45.3%54.7%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. James Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7632.4870.6
Married7733.5190
Non Family7161.0956.3
Female1613.1545.3
Male1133.3563.7

3.39

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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St. James Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade33411.58%
9th to 12th Grade2488.60%
High School Graduate1,35046.79%
Some College42714.80%
Associates Degree1886.52%
Bachelors Degree2598.98%
Graduate Degree792.74%
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St. James Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. James Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0121,795334
Hispanic8665014
Other Race441217
Black44
Native American33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.60%.

St. James Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,935$47,963$24,112
Less Than 9th Grade$35,149$37,183$31,971
High School Graduate$30,371$42,100$22,083
Some College$33,529$57,292$22,500
Bachelors Degree$44,706$53,906$33,750
Graduate Degree$39,808$$38,558

$33,935

Average Earnings

$47,963

Average Male

$24,112

Average Female

St. James Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. James Language by Age

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St. James Language

65.32% of St. James residents speak only English, while 34.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.86% of the population.

St. James Language

St. James Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,86035719.19%
White2,52031412.46%
Other87312414.20%

15.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.11%

Male Poverty Rate

16.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. James

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. James is Hispanic, with 19.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. James is White, with 12.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.19%.

St. James Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.29%
High School14.83%
Some College7.35%
Bachelors or Greater2.69%

St. James Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed53.33%
Male Employed6.51%
Female Employed6.40%

St. James Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. James Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,025$56,124
Families$63,891$71,432
Married Families$71,042-
Non Families$27,188$32,863
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Income by Household Type

St. James Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

St. James Married by Age and Sex

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St. James Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

St. James Marital Status by Race

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St. James Marital Status

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186

Number of Veterans

178

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam54
Korea42
World War II18
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War7

St. James Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+92
55 to 6435
65 to 7430
18 to 3415
35 to 5414

St. James Veterans by Age

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St. James Veterans by Race

St. James Veterans by Education

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15.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. James Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

St. James Employment by Age

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St. James Employment by Race

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St. James 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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64.27%

Born in St. James

81.66%

Native Born

18.34%

Foreign Born

15.80%

Non Citizen

2.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.66% of St. James residents were born in the United States, with 64.27% having been born in Minnesota. 15.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

St. James Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,298-51-1.17%
20204,349-51-1.16%
20194,400-51-1.15%
20184,451230.52%
20174,428-34-0.76%
20164,462-11-0.25%
20154,473100.22%
20144,463-44-0.98%
20134,507-35-0.77%
20124,542-28-0.61%
20114,570-18-0.39%
20104,588-107-0.23%
20004,6953310.73%
19904,364180.04%
19804,3463190.77%
19704,027-147-0.36%
19604,1743130.78%
19503,8614611.28%
19403,4005921.93%
19302,8081350.49%
19202,673660.13%
19002,6070.00%

St. James Population by Year