St. James, Minnesota Population 2022

4,247
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St. James is a city located in Watonwan County Minnesota. St. James has a 2020 population of 4,247. St. James is currently declining at a rate of -1.19% annually and its population has decreased by -7.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,588 in 2010.

The average household income in St. James is $56,124 with a poverty rate of 16.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $81,400. 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. Jameswas:

  • White: 81.81%
  • Other race: 17.92%
  • Two or more races: 0.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of St. James, Minnesota is 4,247 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,247.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,588.

St. James, Minnesota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,61181.81%
Black or African American40.09%
Some Other Race79117.92%
Two or More Races80.18%
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St. James Population by Race

St. James Population Pyramid 2022

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St. James Median Age

37.4


Total

30.7


Male

41.5


Female

St. James Adults

There are 3,299 adults, (758 of whom are seniors) in St. James.

St. James Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

St. James Sex Ratio

Female

2,188

49.57%

Male

2,226

50.43%

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
Married89.6%10.4%
Male74.2%25.8%
All68.7%31.3%
Non Family54.9%45.1%
Female40.4%59.6%

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. James Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8592.3468.7
Married7873.3489.6
Male62474.2
Female1883.1840.4
Non Family8221.0754.9

3.32

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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St. James Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade34611.83%
9th to 12th Grade2207.52%
High School Graduate1,15539.50%
Some College52617.99%
Associates Degree2378.11%
Bachelors Degree34711.87%
Graduate Degree933.18%
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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
White2,0611,864435
Hispanic8594905
Black44
Other Race426206

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 21.11%.

St. James Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,725$44,559$26,744
Less Than 9th Grade$34,609$36,521$31,359
High School Graduate$31,005$42,083$22,610
Some College$33,750$54,837$19,891
Bachelors Degree$45,476$60,250$35,865
Graduate Degree$61,250$$61,458

$34,725

Average Earnings

$44,559

Average Male

$26,744

Average Female

St. James Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. James Language by Age

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St. James Language

66.15% of St. James residents speak only English, while 33.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.01% of the population.

St. James Language

St. James Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,56131512.30%
Other146NaN%
Hispanic1,78939822.25%

16.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.28%

Male Poverty Rate

17.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. James

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. James is White, with 12.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. James is Hispanic, with 22.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.09%.

St. James Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.65%
High School13.82%
Some College8.78%
Bachelors or Greater3.21%

St. James Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.36%
Male Unemployed60.81%
Female Employed8.22%
Female Unemployed100.00%

St. James Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. James Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,662$55,423
Families$66,229$74,215
Married Families$76,094-
Non Families$23,750$31,332
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Income by Household Type

St. James Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

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 45-54, 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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179

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War12
Vietnam41
Korea48
World War II23

St. James Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3415
35 to 5421
55 to 6419
65 to 7422
75+102

St. James Veterans by Age

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St. James Veterans by Race

St. James Veterans by Education

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18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. James Veterans by Education

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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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63.41%

Born in St. James

81.17%

Native Born

18.83%

Foreign Born

16.27%

Non Citizen

2.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.17% of St. James residents were born in the United States, with 63.41% having been born in Minnesota. 16.27% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,6070.00%
19202,673660.13%
19302,8081350.49%
19403,4005921.93%
19503,8614611.28%
19604,1743130.78%
19704,027-147-0.36%
19804,3463190.77%
19904,364180.04%
20004,6953310.73%
20104,588-107-0.23%
20114,570-18-0.39%
20124,542-28-0.61%
20134,507-35-0.77%
20144,463-44-0.98%
20154,473100.22%
20164,462-11-0.25%
20174,428-34-0.76%
20184,451230.52%
20194,400-51-1.15%
20204,349-51-1.16%
20214,298-51-1.17%
20224,247-51-1.19%

St. James Population by Year