Statewide Claims to Fame

West St. Paul is 3rd in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

West St. Paul is 5th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Two or More

West St. Paul is 7th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

West St. Paul is 10th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

West St. Paul, Minnesota Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
West St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 19,708 56th 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.9 114th 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,976.4 10th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
West St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 7.2% 56th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.3% 97th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.0% 31st 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
West St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.0% 122nd 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 27.4% 84th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
West St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 78.0% 127th 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.0% 26th 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9% 28th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.2% 74th 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 27th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.3% 5th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 19.5% 3rd 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 69.9% 135th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
West St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 52.4% 22nd 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.5% 31st 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
West St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 9,139 44th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 44.5% 7th 21.6% 25.9%
Households 8,737 42nd 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.5% 126th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $206,200 69th $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.2 119th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
West St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $28,431 74th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $46,730 110th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 7.9% 80th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
West St. Paul Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,969 47th 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $362,483 48th $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $19,276 47th $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $54,582 30th $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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