North Saint Paul, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


North Saint Paul Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL North Saint Paul Content

Also See: North Saint Paul, MN ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

North Saint Paul, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of North Saint Paul had a population of 12,039 as of July 1, 2016. North Saint Paul ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Saint Paul is located at latitude 45.0144 and longitude -92.9992 in Ramsey County. The formal boundaries for the City of North Saint Paul (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Ramsey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 974 feet.

The City of North Saint Paul (GNIS ID: 2395261) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Saint Paul population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for North Saint Paul: Castle, City of North Saint Paul.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


City of North Saint Paul, MN Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | MN Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Ramsey County | Minnesota Counties

Search the map for:

North Saint Paul, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,039
Population in Households 11,917
Population in Familes 9,430
Population in Group Qrtrs 122
Population Density1 4,226
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 4,855
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,120
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,034 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,382 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,473 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $197,954
Average Home Value $208,173


Median Household Income $56,381
Average Household Income $74,368
Per Capita Income $30,050
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 1.1%
Households 0.81% 1.09%
Families 0.73% 1.02%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

North Saint Paul, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Saint Paul to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 87 90th
Population Density1 # 13 99th
Diversity Index2 # 70 92nd
Median Household Income # 351 61st
Per Capita Income # 283 69th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.

Minnesota Research Tools

Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Minnesota Census Data
Highest or Lowest: