West St. Paul, Minnesota Population 2020

19,738

West St. Paul is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 19,738, it is the 58th largest city in Minnesota and the 1880th largest city in the United States. West St. Paul is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 1.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,540 in 2010. West St. Paul reached it's highest population of 19,811 in 2014. Spanning over 5 miles, West St. Paul has a population density of 4,022 people per square mile.

The average household income in West St. Paul is $70,368 with a poverty rate of 13.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $921 per month, and the median house value is $192,700. The median age in West St. Paul is 36.8 years, 36.3 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.0 males.

West St. Paul Demographics

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

  • White: 74.83%
  • Other race: 10.22%
  • Black or African American: 5.27%
  • Two or more races: 5.03%
  • Asian: 4.34%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West St. Paul, Minnesota is 19,738, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,678.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,540.

West St. Paul, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,77874.83%
Some Other Race2,01910.22%
Black or African American1,0415.27%
Two or More Races9945.03%
Asian8574.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native610.31%

West St. Paul Population Pyramid 2020

West St. Paul Median Age

36.8


Total

36.3


Male

37.2


Female

West St. Paul Adults

There are 15,460 adults, (3,099 of whom are seniors) in West St. Paul.

West St. Paul Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

West St. Paul Sex Ratio

Female

10,505

53.19%

Male

9,245

46.81%

West St. Paul Households and Families

West St. Paul Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West St. Paul Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All57.3%42.7%
Male52.3%47.7%
Non Family42.2%57.8%
Female35.8%64.2%

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1702.3857.3
Non Family3,4961.1942.2
Married3,0573.1583.2
Female1,1243.8135.8
Male4932.7552.3

3.16

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West St. Paul Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3752.78%
9th to 12th Grade7875.83%
High School Graduate3,53126.14%
Some College3,58926.57%
Associates Degree1,1648.62%
Bachelors Degree2,66519.73%
Graduate Degree1,39910.36%

West St. Paul Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,8759,4363,377
Hispanic2,3301,839453
Other Race1,093775266
Black59750670
Asian470392120
Multiple Races20714952
Native American6161

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.20%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,768$41,172$32,033
Less Than High School$23,288$32,639$14,779
High School Grad$29,613$31,653$27,134
Some College$35,591$40,915$29,868
Bachelors Degree$50,556$58,523$40,750
Graduate Degree$60,682$63,194$58,194

$36,768

Average Earnings

$41,172

Average Male

$32,033

Average Female

West St. Paul Language

West St. Paul Language by Age

West St. Paul Language

78.23% of West St. Paul residents speak only English, while 21.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.11% of the population.

West St. Paul Poverty

West St. Paul Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,4991,27428.32%
White12,4341,0818.69%
Other2,01933516.59%
Black1,04116415.75%
Multiple95515416.13%
Asian850364.24%
Native612134.43%

13.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.16%

Male Poverty Rate

17.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West St. Paul

The race most likely to be in poverty in West St. Paul is Native, with 34.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West St. Paul is Asian, with 4.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.19%
High School13.52%
Some College12.49%
Bachelors or Greater6.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.63%
Male Unemployed23.98%
Female Employed10.55%
Male Employed4.70%

West St. Paul Income

West St. Paul Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,290$70,368
Families$74,792$89,150
Married Families$90,536-
Non Families$31,416$41,146

West St. Paul Marital Status

West St. Paul Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

Female Marriage Rate

West St. Paul Married by Age and Sex

West St. Paul 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 55-64.

West St. Paul Marital Status by Race

West St. Paul Veterans

1,048

Number of Veterans

977

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam380
Korea173
Second Gulf War145
First Gulf War120
World War II107
Name Veterans % of Total
White9988.18%
Hispanic602.00%
Black252.82%
Other181.25%
Indian711.48%

$West St. Paul Veterans by Education

1.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

West St. Paul Employment Status

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

West St. Paul Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.47%

Born in Minnesota

89.10%

Native Born

10.90%

Foreign Born

6.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.10% of West St. Paul residents were born in the United States, with 66.47% having been born in Minnesota. 6.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202019,738300.15%
201919,708300.15%
201819,678-95-0.48%
201719,773300.15%
201619,7430.00%
201519,743-68-0.34%
201419,811350.18%
201319,776390.20%
201219,7371410.72%
201119,596450.23%
201019,5511460.07%
200019,4051570.08%
199019,2487210.38%
198018,527-275-0.15%
197018,8025,7013.68%
196013,1015,1465.12%
19507,9552,2223.33%
19405,7331,2702.54%
19304,4631,5014.18%
19202,9623021.08%
19102,6600.00%