Statewide Claims to Fame

South St. Paul is 8th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

South St. Paul is 9th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

South St. Paul is 14th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

South St. Paul is 18th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Two or More

South St. Paul, Minnesota Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
South St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 20,404 55th 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.7 107th 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,570 14th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
South St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 7.1% 63rd 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.8% 82nd 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.0% 79th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
South St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.2% 103rd 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 21.0% 113th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
South St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 85.3% 102nd 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.9% 46th 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 33rd 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.2% 97th 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 8th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.4% 18th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 12.2% 9th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 79.9% 114th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
South St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 50.8% 86th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.8% 51st 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
South St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 8,666 50th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 29.1% 34th 21.6% 25.9%
Households 8,290 49th 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 69.3% 98th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $192,900 80th $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.4 82nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
South St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $26,241 91st $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $55,309 86th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.1% 64th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
South St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,192 81st 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $214,178 74th $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $11,065 84th $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $12,698 93rd $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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