St. Joseph, Minnesota Population 2021

7,763
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St. Joseph is a city located in Stearns County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 7,763, it is the 122nd largest city in Minnesota and the 3707th largest city in the United States . St. Joseph is currently growing at a rate of 2.73% annually and its population has increased by 18.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,534 in 2010. St. Joseph reached it's highest population of 7,763 in 2021. Spanning over 4 miles, St. Joseph has a population density of 1,892 people per square mile.

The average household income in St. Joseph is $66,624 with a poverty rate of 24.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $777 per month, and the median house value is $170,200. The median age in St. Joseph is 22.8 years, 28 years for males, and 21.7 years for females.

St. Joseph Demographics

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

  • White: 91.28%
  • Black or African American: 4.85%
  • Two or more races: 2.46%
  • Asian: 1.17%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of St. Joseph, Minnesota is 7,763 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,145.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,534.

St. Joseph, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,41791.28%
Black or African American3414.85%
Two or More Races1732.46%
Asian821.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.24%
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St. Joseph Population by Race

St. Joseph Population Pyramid $2021

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St. Joseph Median Age

22.8


Total

28


Male

21.7


Female

St. Joseph Adults

There are 5,433 adults, (778 of whom are seniors) in St. Joseph.

St. Joseph Age Dependency

51

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Joseph Sex Ratio

Female

4,426

62.96%

Male

2,604

37.04%

St. Joseph Population by Age

St. Joseph Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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St. Joseph Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
Male72.9%27.1%
All65.4%34.6%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Female39.4%60.6%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Joseph Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9162.7265.4
Married8993.1183.9
Non Family6881.5750.4
Female2594.1739.4
Male703.6172.9

3.28

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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St. Joseph Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1384.29%
9th to 12th Grade391.21%
High School Graduate51616.04%
Some College84226.18%
Associates Degree49715.45%
Bachelors Degree69721.67%
Graduate Degree48715.14%
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St. Joseph Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Joseph Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,0522,9601,174
Black10621
2+ Races3232
Asian23237
Hispanic333

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

St. Joseph Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,377$47,305$28,069
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$21,888$30,500$21,286
Some College$35,907$49,953$27,542
Bachelors Degree$40,750$$32,227
Graduate Degree$42,438$47,917$40,313

$32,377

Average Earnings

$47,305

Average Male

$28,069

Average Female

St. Joseph Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Joseph Language by Age

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St. Joseph Language

90.25% of St. Joseph residents speak only English, while 9.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 6.44% of the population.

St. Joseph Language

St. Joseph Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,1351,03220.10%
Black24122794.19%
Multiple1147969.30%
Asian23730.43%
Hispanic77100.00%

24.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.51%

Male Poverty Rate

26.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Joseph

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph is White, with 20.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.86%.

St. Joseph Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade68.93%
Some College13.74%
Bachelors or Greater11.43%
High School9.50%

St. Joseph Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.26%
Female Employed10.49%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed7.48%

St. Joseph Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Joseph Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,821$66,624
Families$69,924$72,672
Married Families$78,906-
Non Families$44,858$47,602
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Income by Household Type

St. Joseph Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

24.9%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Joseph Married by Age and Sex

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St. Joseph 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. Joseph Marital Status by Race

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St. Joseph Marital Status

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232

Number of Veterans

232

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam170
First Gulf War42
Second Gulf War19
Korea15
World War II

St. Joseph Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74111
35 to 5447
75+45
55 to 6429
18 to 34

St. Joseph Veterans by Age

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St. Joseph Veterans by Race

St. Joseph Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Joseph Veterans by Education

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76.4%

Labor Force Participation

74.3%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

St. Joseph Employment by Age

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St. Joseph Employment by Race

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St. Joseph 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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73.95%

Born in St. Joseph

93.71%

Native Born

6.29%

Foreign Born

4.51%

Non Citizen

1.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.71% of St. Joseph residents were born in the United States, with 73.95% having been born in Minnesota. 4.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

St. Joseph Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,7632062.73%
20207,5572062.80%
20197,3512062.88%
20187,145340.48%
20177,1113485.15%
20166,763-49-0.72%
20156,812-13-0.19%
20146,825330.49%
20136,7921682.54%
20126,624390.59%
20116,585470.72%
20106,5381,8573.40%
20004,6811,3873.58%
19903,2943000.96%
19802,9940.00%

St. Joseph Population by Year