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St. Paul city, Minnesota

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St. Paul city, Minnesota
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 308,096
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 308,096
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 285,112
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 311,527
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 285,068
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 9,512
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 20.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 50.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $208,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,535
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $585
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $968
Building permits, 2020 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 113,154
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.61
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 79.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 29.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 91.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 85.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 86.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 40.8%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 9.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 70.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 67.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 589,021
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,963,025
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,018,135
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,959,938
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $6,741
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 24.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $57,876
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $31,242
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2019 X
Total employment, 2019 X
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 27,147
Men-owned firms, 2012 13,817
Women-owned firms, 2012 10,345
Minority-owned firms, 2012 7,001
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 18,819
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,055
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 23,459
Population per square mile, 2010 5,484.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 51.98
FIPS Code 2758000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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