|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of South St. Paul is 20,536. South St. Paul, Minnesota is the 1,835th largest city in the US.
South St. Paul is located entirely in Dakota County.
The peak population of South St. Paul was in 2020, when its population was 20,737. In 2020, South St. Paul was the 1,807th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,835th largest city in the US. South St. Paul is currently 1.0% smaller than it was in 2020.
South St. Paul has grown 1.8% since the 2000. South St. Paul, Minnesota's growth is below average. 76% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
South St. Paul has a population density of 3,570 people per square mile.
|1813||West St. Paul||20,822||6.6%|
|1835||South St. Paul||20,536||1.8%|
|1829||Forest Lake, Minnesota||20,608||41.9%|
|1830||Pleasantville, New Jersey||20,595||8.4%|
|1833||Parma Heights, Ohio||20,543||-5.0%|
|1835||South St. Paul, Minnesota||20,536||1.8%|
|1836||South Milwaukee, Wisconsin||20,517||-3.2%|
The total voting age population of South St. Paul, Minnesota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 14,536. The voting age population is 47.9% male and 52.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.0% of the residents of South St. Paul are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of South St. Paul are 81.0% White, 6.8% Other, 6.2% Two or more races, 3.2% Black, 2.0% Asian and 0.8% American Indian. Additionally, 14.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In South St. Paul, 11.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.5%. On a per-household basis, 7.6% of families are below the poverty line in South St. Paul.
Among those aged 16 and older, 71.9% of South St. Paul residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.9% of South St. Paul residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.2% have a bachelor's degree and 6.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among South St. Paul residents aged 5 and older, 12.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 9.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in South St. Paul is 4.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In South St. Paul, 12.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in South St. Paul is $63,247.
In South St. Paul, 65.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.2% of housing units in South St. Paul.
Of all the housing units in South St. Paul, 25.5% of them were build before 1940.
In South St. Paul, 5.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 480 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in South St. Paul is $937.
In South St. Paul, 86.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.