St. Louis County, MN Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of St. Louis County?

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There are 226,279 residents in St. Louis County, with a median age of 47. Of this, 50.29% are males and 49.71% are females. US-born citizens make up 97.29% of the resident pool in St. Louis County, while non-US-born citizens account for 1.81%. Additionally, 0.9% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 190,624 people in St. Louis County currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 226,279 0.4%
Male Population 113,787 0.9%
Female Population 112,492 -0.1%
Male population 50.29%
Female population 49.71%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 47 1.7%
Citizen US Born 220,150 0.7%
Citizen not US Born 4,085 -10.3%
Not Citizen 2,044 -5.4%
Citizen US Born 97.29%
Citizen not US Born 1.81%
Not Citizen 0.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 375 5.6%
Moved from Same County 19,922 -1.8%
Moved from Same State 8,927 -5.4%
Moved from Different State 4,375 -1.8%
Same House as Last Year 190,624 0.9%
Moved from Abroad 0.17%
Moved from Same County 8.88%
Moved from Same State 3.98%
Moved from Different State 1.95%
Same House as Last Year 85.02%

What are the employment statistics in St. Louis County?

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White-collar workers make up 77.33% of the working population in St. Louis County, while blue-collar employees account for 22.67%. There are also 8,316 entrepreneurs in St. Louis County (7.6% of the workforce); 69,232 workers employed in private companies (63.31%); and 17,314 people working in governmental institutions (15.83%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 84,561 -0.2%
Blue Collar 24,793 -1.8%
White Collar 77.33%
Blue Collar 22.67%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 8,316 -5.4%
Private Companies 69,232 -0.4%
Governmental Workers 17,314 3.6%
Not for Profit Companies 14,492 -3.1%
Self Employees 7.6%
Private Companies 63.31%
Governmental Workers 15.83%
Not for Profit Companies 13.25%

How many households are there in St. Louis County?

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There are a total of 96,666 households in St. Louis County, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 56.66% of these St. Louis County households, while non-family units account for the remaining 43.34%. Additionally, 24.09% of households have children and 75.91% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 96,666 -0.7%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.9%
Family Households 54,771 -0.7%
Non-family Households 41,895 -0.8%
Family Households 56.66%
Non-family Households 43.34%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 23,286 0.0%
Households without Children 73,380 -0.9%
Households with Children 24.09%
Households without Children 75.91%

What are the median and average incomes in St. Louis County?

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The average annual household income in St. Louis County is $75,506, while the median household income sits at $57,640 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $67,237, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $67,431. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $36,203 and $46,000, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $75,506 7.5%
Median Household Income $57,640 8.8%
People below Poverty Level 28,960 -0.5%
People above Poverty Level 187,009 0.6%

How many homeowners and renters are there in St. Louis County?

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There are 117,072 housing units in St. Louis County, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1971. Of the 96,666 occupied housing units in St. Louis County, 72.46% are owner-occupied, while 27.54% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 58.76% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $158,700. In general, housing costs reach $780 per month in St. Louis County.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 117,072 -1.6%
Median Year Built 1971 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 31,821 -0.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 7,690 -4.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 16,423 0.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 9,855 -2.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 16,804 -3.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 8,929 -4.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 10,459 -2.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 10,359 -3.9%
Built between 2010 and 2019 4,659 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 73 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 96,666 -0.7%
Owner Occupied 70,045 0.4%
Renter Occupied 26,621 -3.7%
Owner Occupied 72.46%
Renter Occupied 27.54%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 41,158 0.1%
Without Mortgage 28,887 0.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $158,700 -2.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $132,050 2.0%
Median Housing Costs per Month $780 4.7%
With Mortgage 58.76%
Without Mortgage 41.24%

What is the level of education in St. Louis County?

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Approximately 29.44% of the population in St. Louis County holds a high school degree (that's 56,117 residents), while 31.18% have attained a college certificate (59,448 locals) and 17.46% have a bachelor's degree (33,292 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 2,492 6.1%
Some High School 56,117 -0.2%
Some College 59,448 -0.9%
Associate Degree 22,993 -2.1%
Bachelor's Degree 33,292 2.9%
Graduate Degree 16,304 3.9%
No High School 1.31%
Some High School 29.44%
Some College 31.18%
Associate Degree 12.06%
Bachelor's Degree 17.46%
Graduate Degree 8.55%

What is the marital status of St. Louis County residents?

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A total of 65,175 people in St. Louis County have never been married (which represents 33.99% of the total population), while 89,342 of them are wedded (46.59%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,756 (0.92%) and 24,111 (12.57%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 65,175 2.4%
Married 89,342 -1.4%
Separated 1,756 17.1%
Widowed 11,387 -2.1%
Divorced 24,111 3.3%
Never Married 33.99%
Married 46.59%
Separated 0.92%
Widowed 5.94%
Divorced 12.57%

What are the most common means of transportation in St. Louis County?

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The top three means of transportation people in St. Louis County use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 92,449 residents commute by car, 4,355 prefer going to work by walking and 1,513 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 92,449 -1.9%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,513 -14.1%
Railroad 20 42.9%
Ferryboat 10 0.0%
Bicycle 628 -14.6%
Motorcycle 109 51.4%
TaxiCab 102 -7.3%
Walk 4,355 -5.7%

What is the median and average household income in St. Louis County by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
55602 311 175 $43,125.00 $70,329.00
55702 456 190 $65,833.00 $72,941.00
55703 902 348 $61,818.00 $71,295.00
55705 3,247 1,541 $49,429.00 $62,656.00
55706 1,646 837 $46,850.00 $58,110.00
55708 635 328 $49,531.00 $67,353.00
55710 1,292 573 $78,508.00 $95,734.00
55711 537 203 $51,563.00 $66,507.00
55713 1,098 474 $51,014.00 $62,369.00
55717 291 125 $63,125.00 $119,633.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 55602 55702 55703 55705 55706 55708 55710 55711 55713 55717 55719 55720 55723 55724 55725 55731 55732 55734 55736 55738 55741 55746 55750 55751 55758 55763 55765 55768 55771 55779 55781 55782 55790 55792 55798 55802 55803 55804 55805 55806 55807 55808 55810 55811 55812 55814 56649 56669