Stearns County MN Information


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  1. Stearns County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forStearns County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Stearns County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 162,042
Population in Households 154,472
Population in Familes 118,790
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,570
Population Density2 121
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $58,502
Average Household Income $78,266
Per Capita Income $29,794


Total Housing Units 66,157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41,530 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,844 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,783 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $199,219
Average Home Value $241,486


Total Households 60,374
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 38,950
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.89% 1.02%
Households 0.87% 0.99%
Families 0.72% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   3.25%


Stearns County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stearns County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 7 93rd
Population Density # 13 86th
Diversity Index # 23 75th
Median Household Income # 21 77th
Per Capita Income # 38 57th

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