St. Peter, Minnesota Population 2021

11,977
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St. Peter is a city located in Nicollet County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 11,977, it is the 91st largest city in Minnesota and the 2726th largest city in the United States . St. Peter is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 6.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,196 in 2010. St. Peter reached it's highest population of 11,977 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, St. Peter has a population density of 1,963 people per square mile.

The average household income in St. Peter is $70,309 with a poverty rate of 15.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $861 per month, and the median house value is $170,200. The median age in St. Peter is 31.3 years, 31.1 years for males, and 31.6 years for females.

St. Peter Demographics

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

  • White: 90.65%
  • Asian: 3.40%
  • Black or African American: 3.35%
  • Two or more races: 1.91%
  • Other race: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of St. Peter, Minnesota is 11,977 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,941.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,196.

St. Peter, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,74690.65%
Asian4033.40%
Black or African American3973.35%
Two or More Races2261.91%
Some Other Race760.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.05%
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St. Peter Population by Race

St. Peter Population Pyramid $2021

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St. Peter Median Age

31.3


Total

31.1


Male

31.6


Female

St. Peter Adults

There are 9,791 adults, (1,830 of whom are seniors) in St. Peter.

St. Peter Age Dependency

48.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Peter Sex Ratio

Female

5,879

49.60%

Male

5,975

50.40%

St. Peter Population by Age

St. Peter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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St. Peter Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All65%35%
Female59.4%40.6%
Male43.8%56.3%
Non Family42.7%57.3%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Peter Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9132.365
Married1,7522.988.7
Non Family1,5111.3642.7
Female3942.9559.4
Male2562.7143.8

2.79

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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St. Peter Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3214.63%
9th to 12th Grade3875.58%
High School Graduate1,79525.87%
Some College1,40720.28%
Associates Degree87412.60%
Bachelors Degree1,30818.85%
Graduate Degree84712.21%
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St. Peter Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Peter Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,9095,5802,019
Hispanic50329537
Black29020216
Asian18515670
2+ Races731913
Other Race463021

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 45.65%.

St. Peter Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,292$41,519$34,850
Less Than 9th Grade$26,516$26,320$27,120
High School Graduate$28,045$35,313$22,031
Some College$38,741$42,409$33,750
Bachelors Degree$40,625$48,060$35,056
Graduate Degree$60,313$56,339$60,929

$38,292

Average Earnings

$41,519

Average Male

$34,850

Average Female

St. Peter Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Peter Language by Age

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St. Peter Language

89.54% of St. Peter residents speak only English, while 10.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.82% of the population.

St. Peter Language

St. Peter Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,08996611.94%
Hispanic73724633.38%
Black32522468.92%
Asian2196127.85%
Multiple199115.53%
Native66100.00%
Other7157.04%

15.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.82%

Male Poverty Rate

12.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Peter

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Peter is Multiple, with 5.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.74%.

St. Peter Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.70%
High School30.28%
Some College10.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%

St. Peter Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed62.75%
Male Unemployed26.04%
Male Employed8.43%
Female Employed6.65%

St. Peter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Peter Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,774$70,309
Families$67,336$79,806
Married Families$86,667-
Non Families$38,750$50,904
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Income by Household Type

St. Peter Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.6%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Peter Married by Age and Sex

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St. Peter 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 45-54.

St. Peter Marital Status by Race

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St. Peter Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

491

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam198
First Gulf War84
Korea75
World War II42
Second Gulf War

St. Peter Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+155
65 to 74147
55 to 64131
35 to 54116
18 to 34

St. Peter Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5095.75%
Black4011.17%
Hispanic345.21%

St. Peter Veterans by Race

St. Peter Veterans by Education

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11.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Peter Veterans by Education

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71.3%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

St. Peter Employment by Age

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St. Peter Employment by Race

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St. Peter 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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72.12%

Born in St. Peter

91.83%

Native Born

8.17%

Foreign Born

6.05%

Non Citizen

2.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.83% of St. Peter residents were born in the United States, with 72.12% having been born in Minnesota. 6.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

St. Peter Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,977120.10%
202011,965120.10%
201911,953120.10%
201811,941230.19%
201711,9181581.34%
201611,760330.28%
201511,727400.34%
201411,6872972.61%
201311,390-68-0.59%
201211,458330.29%
201111,4252322.07%
201011,1931,4461.39%
20009,7473260.34%
19909,4213650.40%
19809,0567170.83%
19708,339-145-0.17%
19608,4847300.90%
19507,7541,8842.82%
19405,8701,0592.01%
19304,8114761.05%
19204,3351590.37%
19104,176-126-0.30%
19004,3026311.60%
18903,6712350.66%
18803,4360.00%

St. Peter Population by Year