St. James, Minnesota Population 2024

4,623

St. James is a city located in Brown County and Watonwan County Minnesota. St. James has a 2024 population of 4,623. St. James is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -3.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,785 in 2020.

The average household income in St. James is $76,057 with a poverty rate of 20.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in St. James is 36.9 years, 30 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

St. James Demographics

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

  • White: 77.49%
  • Two or more races: 11.96%
  • Other race: 10.32%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Black or African American: 0.08%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,981.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.39% (-162)
The current population of St. James, Minnesota is 4,623 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,785.

St. James, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,68677.49%
Two or more races56911.96%
Other race49110.32%
Native American70.15%
Black or African American40.08%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

St. James Population by Race

St. James Population Pyramid 2024

St. James Median Age

36.9

Total

30

Male

40.8

Female

St. James Adults

There are 3,426 adults, (801 of whom are seniors) in St. James.

St. James Age Dependency

81.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

St. James Sex Ratio

Female2,28748.08%
Male2,47051.92%

St. James Population by Age

St. James Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8522.5374.225.8
Married8553.36955
Non Family7251.0856.343.7
Female2173.0854.845.2
Male556.5165.534.5

3.35

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

St. James Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2739.1%
9th to 12th Grade1816.04%
High School Graduate99833.28%
Some College79226.41%
Associates Degree2709%
Bachelors Degree37612.54%
Graduate Degree1093.63%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

St. James Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. James Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,9511,816485
Hispanic1,0207010
Other Race2941610
2+ Races2481890
Black440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.86%.

St. James Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,246$54,122$28,445
Less Than 9th Grade$37,284$39,800$30,945
High School Graduate$37,222$68,015$15,536
Some College$41,167$69,196$29,413
Bachelors Degree$39,107$63,906$35,096
Graduate Degree$0$0$69,091

$40,246

Average Earnings

$54,122

Average Male

$28,445

Average Female

St. James Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. James Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

St. James Language

64.24% of St. James residents speak only English, while 35.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.76% of the population.

St. James Language

St. James Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,08854526.1%
White2,54639015.32%
Multiple56923541.3%
Other49123046.84%

20.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.47%

Male Poverty Rate

25.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. James

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. James is Other, with 46.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. James is White, with 15.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.87%.

St. James Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.55%
High School14.51%
Some College10.17%
Bachelors or Greater6.8%

St. James Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed33.33%
Male Unemployed24%
Female Employed8.1%
Male Employed3.18%

St. James Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. James Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$50,938$76,057
Families$77,023$87,265
Married Families$93,229$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,676$54,300

mean

median

Income by Household Type

St. James Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

St. James Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

St. James Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

St. James Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

210

Number of Veterans

191

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam92
Second Gulf War47
First Gulf War30
Korea13
World War II11

St. James Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+79
55 to 6442
65 to 7440
18 to 3425
35 to 5424

St. James Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2107.79%

St. James Veterans by Race

St. James Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. James Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

St. James Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

St. James Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

St. James Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.59%

Born in St. James

79.97%

Native Born

20.03%

Foreign Born

14.99%

Non Citizen

5.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.97% of St. James residents were born in the United States, with 61.59% having been born in Minnesota. 14.99% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,420-41-0.92%
20284,461-40-0.89%
20274,501-41-0.9%
20264,542-40-0.87%
20254,582-41-0.89%
20244,623-40-0.86%
20234,663-41-0.87%
20224,704-37-0.78%
20214,741-44-0.92%
20204,7854019.15%
20194,384-55-1.24%
20184,439160.36%
20174,423-43-0.96%
20164,466-8-0.18%
20154,474110.25%
20144,463-44-0.98%
20134,507-36-0.79%
20124,543-27-0.59%
20114,570-19-0.41%
20104,589-106-2.26%
20004,6953317.58%
19904,364180.41%
19804,3463197.92%
19704,027-147-3.52%
19604,1743138.11%
19503,86146113.56%
19403,40059221.08%
19302,8081355.05%
19202,673662.53%
19002,60700%
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St. James Population by Year