Latest Data (2017)
Population 20,242
Nationwide Rank 1805

Quick Facts

South St. Paul, Minnesota is the 1,805th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

South St. Paul, Minnesota is a city.

South St. Paul, Minnesota is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 South St. Paul had its largest population ever.

South St. Paul, Minnesota's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

South St. Paul, Minnesota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1795 Mountain Brook, Alabama 20,381 -1.9%
1796 Dickinson, Texas 20,359 18.9%
1797 Forney, Texas 20,336 252.5%
1798 Ellensburg, Washington 20,326 30.7%
1799 Prosper, Texas 20,312 776.6%
1800 Mokena, Illinois 20,293 37.6%
1801 Rolla, Missouri 20,293 23.1%
1802 Sulphur, Louisiana 20,278 -0.8%
1803 Columbia Heights, Minnesota 20,254 9.3%
1804 American Canyon, California 20,247 104.3%
1805 South St. Paul, Minnesota 20,242 0.3%
1806 Pittsburg, Kansas 20,216 4.9%
1807 Rocky River, Ohio 20,216 -2.3%
1808 Secaucus, New Jersey 20,215 26.9%
1809 Dixon, California 20,202 25.2%
1810 Bryant, Arkansas 20,194 68.5%
1811 Warrensburg, Missouri 20,168 22.9%
1812 Tukwila, Washington 20,144 17.3%
1813 Albany, California 20,143 22.0%
1814 Nogales, Arizona 20,076 -3.9%
1815 Ferndale, Michigan 20,070 -9.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1047 Cottage Grove 36,793 19.9%
1060 Roseville 36,314 7.7%
1065 Richfield 36,151 5.0%
1088 Inver Grove Heights 35,392 18.4%
1161 Andover 32,902 22.4%
1214 Savage 31,352 45.1%
1228 Brooklyn Center 31,006 6.4%
1339 Oakdale 28,083 4.9%
1351 Fridley 27,853 1.3%
1391 Winona 26,928 -0.6%
1397 Shoreview 26,794 2.7%
1412 Ramsey 26,587 42.9%
1416 Chaska 26,561 48.7%
1427 Prior Lake 26,401 61.6%
1449 White Bear Lake 25,888 6.3%
1454 Owatonna 25,794 14.1%
1465 Chanhassen 25,558 24.8%
1501 Champlin 25,022 12.1%
1511 Austin 24,933 5.9%
1538 Elk River 24,506 46.8%
1549 Rosemount 24,344 64.2%
1585 Faribault 23,750 13.2%
1615 Crystal 23,165 2.0%
1620 Farmington 23,067 81.6%
1637 New Brighton 22,787 2.6%
1644 Hastings 22,722 24.1%
1711 Golden Valley 21,520 5.7%
1716 Lino Lakes 21,407 26.0%
1739 New Hope 21,063 0.9%
1786 Northfield 20,474 18.7%
1803 Columbia Heights 20,254 9.3%
1805 South St. Paul 20,242 0.3%
1829 Forest Lake 19,879 36.9%
1839 West St. Paul 19,767 1.2%
1855 Willmar 19,628 6.2%
1874 Stillwater 19,368 24.1%
1930 Hopkins 18,678 7.4%
2009 Sartell 17,752 80.7%
2013 Albert Lea 17,703 -3.9%
2022 St. Michael 17,565 87.7%
2032 Anoka 17,522 -3.1%
2088 Otsego 16,755 157.7%
2113 Ham Lake 16,528 28.5%
2127 Red Wing 16,412 1.8%
2150 Buffalo 16,201 56.9%
2167 Hibbing 16,041 -6.0%
2240 Bemidji 15,366 25.5%
2291 Hugo 14,828 124.7%
2317 Robbinsdale 14,544 2.9%
2395 Hutchinson 13,895 5.2%
2413 Fergus Falls 13,783 0.7%
2417 North Mankato 13,746 15.6%
2423 Sauk Rapids 13,722 32.2%
2425 Marshall 13,710 7.4%
2444 Monticello 13,599 56.8%
2445 Alexandria 13,592 29.7%
2449 Vadnais Heights 13,561 3.8%
2468 Brainerd 13,428 -1.8%
2485 Worthington 13,247 17.7%
2486 New Ulm 13,238 -2.6%
2508 Mounds View 13,098 2.6%
2524 Rogers 12,984 227.8%
2615 North St. Paul 12,444 4.5%
2648 Waconia 12,232 75.4%
2697 Cloquet 11,938 6.4%
2699 East Bethel 11,928 8.2%
2702 St. Peter 11,906 20.7%
2800 Mendota Heights 11,343 -1.0%
2817 Grand Rapids 11,242 17.5%
2874 Big Lake 10,915 71.9%
2956 Little Canada 10,477 6.8%
2961 North Branch 10,462 28.1%
2988 Arden Hills 10,362 7.2%
3037 Fairmont 10,126 -7.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 20,242 1,805
2016 20,217 1,795
2015 20,405 1,765
2014 20,487 1,743
2013 20,436 1,735
2012 20,404 1,722
2011 20,367 1,711
2010 20,160 1,716
2009 19,498 1,741
2008 19,502 1,730
2007 19,357 1,737
2006 19,162 1,731
2005 19,204 1,700
2004 19,327 1,674
2003 19,600 1,652
2002 19,840 1,622
2001 20,035 1,603
2000 20,172 1,584
1990 20,235 1,360