St. Louis County MN Information


St. Louis County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 203,388
Daytime Population: Workers 102,531
Daytime Population: Residents 108,489
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 211,020
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 194,210
Population in Familes 141,591
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,178
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $50,157
Average Household Income $66,714
Per Capita Income $28,760


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


Total Households 85,610
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 49,827
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
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%


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 Density # 38 57th
Diversity Index # 49 46th
Median Household Income # 72 18th
Per Capita Income # 46 48th

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