St. Louis County, Minnesota Population 2021

St. Louis County, Minnesota's estimated population is 197,840 with a growth rate of -0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. Louis County, Minnesota is the 7th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 200,138 and has seen a growth of -1.15% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021197,840-615-0.31%
2020198,455-615-0.31%
2019199,070-615-0.31%
2018199,685-93-0.05%
2017199,778-189-0.09%
2016199,967-329-0.16%
2015200,296-355-0.18%
2014200,6511990.10%
2013200,452910.05%
2012200,361-51-0.03%
2011200,4122740.14%
2010200,1381,9250.97%
1990198,213-24,016-10.81%
1980222,2291,5360.70%
1970220,693-10,895-4.70%
1960231,58825,52612.39%
1950206,062-855-0.41%
1940206,9172,3211.13%
1930204,596-1,795-0.87%
1920206,39143,11726.41%
1910163,27480,34296.88%
190082,93238,07084.86%
189044,86240,358896.05%
18804,504-57-1.25%
18704,5614,1551023.40%
18604060.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.31%
County Website
Founded
February 20, 1855
County Seat
2010 Population
200,138
Growth Since 2010
-1.15%
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St. Louis County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White183,93892.08%
Two or More Races5,9542.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,6551.83%
Black or African American3,1541.58%
Asian2,0601.03%
Some Other Race9070.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander910.05%
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St. Louis County, Minnesota Population by Race

St. Louis County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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St. Louis County, Minnesota Median Age

41.1


Total

39.9


Male

41.9


Female

St. Louis County, Minnesota Adults

There are 161,637 adults, (37,627 of whom are seniors) in St. Louis County, Minnesota.

St. Louis County, Minnesota Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Louis County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

99,641

49.88%

Male

100,118

50.12%

St. Louis County, Minnesota Population by Age

St. Louis County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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St. Louis County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.2%8.8%
Male75.7%24.3%
All71.3%28.7%
Female55.5%44.5%
Non Family53.5%46.5%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Louis County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All85,8072.2271.3
Married38,0532.8791.2
Non Family37,2891.3253.5
Female7,0483.1455.5
Male3,4172.9675.7

2.82

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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St. Louis County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9701.45%
9th to 12th Grade5,5404.07%
High School Graduate37,04327.19%
Some College33,90324.88%
Associates Degree17,84613.10%
Bachelors Degree26,22019.24%
Graduate Degree13,72610.07%
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St. Louis County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Louis County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White127,712121,79238,103
Native American2,2771,828297
2+ Races2,2391,941501
Black1,6241,311311
Hispanic1,4441,155375
Asian1,101812382
Other Race43830854
Islander595614

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.70%.

St. Louis County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,207$47,930$32,835
Less Than 9th Grade$21,474$26,281$17,736
High School Graduate$30,845$37,945$23,659
Some College$37,276$45,625$30,433
Bachelors Degree$49,971$59,053$42,115
Graduate Degree$67,712$77,785$62,022

$40,207

Average Earnings

$47,930

Average Male

$32,835

Average Female

St. Louis County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Louis County, Minnesota Language by Age

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St. Louis County, Minnesota Language

96.26% of St. Louis County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 3.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

St. Louis County, Minnesota Language

St. Louis County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White176,16722,13412.56%
Multiple5,4461,57828.98%
Native3,5291,35638.42%
Black2,35199242.19%
Hispanic2,92260020.53%
Asian1,81649627.31%
Other84220524.35%
Islander911819.78%

14.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.46%

Male Poverty Rate

14.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Louis County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Louis County, Minnesota is Black, with 42.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Louis County, Minnesota is White, with 12.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.41%.

St. Louis County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.44%
High School14.37%
Some College9.10%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%

St. Louis County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.38%
Male Unemployed36.32%
Female Employed10.36%
Male Employed7.61%

St. Louis County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Louis County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,646$72,344
Families$76,907$92,621
Married Families$86,628$104,429
Non Families$31,930$43,247
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Income by Household Type

St. Louis County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Louis County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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St. Louis County, Minnesota 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. Louis County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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St. Louis County, Minnesota Marital Status

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14,085

Number of Veterans

13,218

Male Veterans

867

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,474
First Gulf War2,351
Second Gulf War2,062
Korea1,340
World War II611

St. Louis County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,250
75+3,621
35 to 542,762
55 to 642,492
18 to 34960

St. Louis County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13,5148.96%
2+ Races2227.19%
Native American1876.88%
Hispanic1286.04%
Black913.99%
Other Race569.66%
Asian150.88%

St. Louis County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

St. Louis County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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8.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Louis County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

St. Louis County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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St. Louis County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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St. Louis County, Minnesota 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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77.15%

Born in St. Louis County, Minnesota

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

1.10%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.49% of St. Louis County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 77.15% having been born in Minnesota. 1.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

St. Louis County, Minnesota Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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