St. Louis County MN Information


St. Louis County Subdivisions

St. Louis County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 203,388
Population in Households 194,210
Population in Familes 141,591
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,178
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 85,610
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 49,827
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 105,610 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59,692 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 25,918 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 20,000 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $148,874
Average Home Value $195,578


Median Household Income $50,157
Average Household Income $66,714
Per Capita Income $28,760
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.31%
Households 0.13% 0.25%
Families 0.02% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.


St. Louis County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares St. Louis County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 6 94th
Population Density1 # 38 57th
Diversity Index2 # 49 46th
Median Household Income # 72 18th
Per Capita Income # 46 48th

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