Who lives in South St. Paul?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 1,504 7.4%
5-9 years 1,387 6.8%
10-14 years 1,230 6.1%
15-17 years 870 4.3%
18-24 years 1,981 9.8%
25-34 years 3,299 16.3%
35-44 years 2,346 11.6%
45-54 years 2,579 12.7%
55-64 years 2,557 12.6%
65-74 years 1,479 7.3%
75-84 years 746 3.7%
85 years and older 278 1.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 9,900 48.9%
Female 10,356 51.1%
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White 16,438 81.2%
Of Color 3,818 18.8%
Black or African American 555 2.7%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 151 0.7%
Asian or Pacific Islander 418 2.1%
Other 1,224 6.0%
Two or more races 1,470 7.3%
Hispanic or Latino 2,979 14.7%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 18,752 100.0%
English only 16,376 87.3%
Language other than English 2,376 12.7%
Speaks English less than "very well" 990 5.3%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 20,256 100.0%
Population with a disability 2,837 14.0%
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Foreign-born residents 1,292 6.4%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 20,107 100.0%
Same residence 16,904 84.1%
Different residence in the U.S. 3,141 15.6%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's South St. Paul's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 8,079 100.0%
Less than $35,000 2,104 26.0%
$35,000-$49,999 1,147 14.2%
$50,000-$74,999 1,773 21.9%
$75,000-$99,999 1,367 16.9%
$100,000 or more 1,688 20.9%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $60,588 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 20,190 100.0%
Less than $35,000 2,104 26.0%
With income below poverty 2,188 10.8%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 1,366 6.8%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 1,875 9.3%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 14,761 73.1%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 2,119 10.5%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 3,914 19.4%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 2,148 10.6%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 1,343 6.6%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 2,521 12.5%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 1,642 8.1%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 2,248 11.1%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 2,017 10.0%
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Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 20,256 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 1,570 7.8%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 8,397 100.0%
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Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 318 3.8%
Occupied housing units 8,079 96.2%
Average household size 2.5
Owner-occupied 5,301 63.1%
Average household size 2.6
Renter-occupied 2,778 33.1%
Average household size 2.3
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Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 529 6.3%
1970-1999 1,450 17.3%
1940-1969 4,258 50.7%
1939 or earlier 2,160 25.7%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 8,079 100.0%
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Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 5,100 63.1%
With children under 18 years 2,616 32.4%
Married-couple family households 3,449 42.7%
With children under 18 years 1,490 18.4%
Single-person family households 1,651 20.4%
With children under 18 years 1,126 13.9%
Nonfamily households 2,979 36.9%
Householder living alone 2,344 29.0%
65 years and over 866 10.7%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 2,645 32.7%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 1,849 22.9%
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Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 3,916 48.5%
Moved in 2000-2009 1,771 21.9%
Moved in 1990-1999 1,070 13.2%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 1,070 13.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 7,968 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 2,470 31.0%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 5,258 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 1,122 21.3%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 2,710 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 1,348 49.7%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 2,730
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $938
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 625 7.7%
1 vehicle available 2,820 34.9%
2 vehicles available 3,060 37.9%
3 or more vehicles available 1,574 19.5%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 10,856 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 9,881 91.0%
Public transportation 355 3.3%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 620 5.7%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 10,483 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 1,764 16.8%
10-19 minutes 3,592 34.3%
20-29 minutes 2,505 23.9%
30 minutes or longer 2,622 25.0%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 13,284 100.0%
Less than high school 1,223 9.2%
High school diploma or GED 3,509 26.4%
Some college or associate’s degree 5,005 37.7%
Bachelor’s Degree 2,803 21.1%
Graduate or professional Degree 744 5.6%
High school graduate or higher 12,061 90.8%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 3,547 26.7%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 12,762 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 10,341 81.0%
Civilian labor force 10,779 100.0%
Unemployed 438 4.1%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 11,489 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 2,749 23.9%
Age 30 to 54 6,161 53.6%
Age 55 or older 2,579 22.4%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 2,683 23.4%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 3,480 30.3%
$40,000 or more per year 5,327 46.4%
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Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 948 8.2%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 600 5.2%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 242 2.1%
Construction 501 4.4%
Educational services 1,020 8.9%
Finance and insurance 646 5.6%
Health care and social assistance 1,693 14.7%
Information 257 2.2%
Management of companies and enterprises 387 3.4%
Manufacturing 965 8.4%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 452 3.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 555 4.8%
Public administration 596 5.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing 149 1.3%
Retail trade 1,235 10.8%
Transportation and warehousing 487 4.2%
Utilities 33 0.3%
Wholesale trade 626 5.4%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 10,217 88.9%
Black or African American alone 587 5.1%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 95 0.8%
Asian alone 326 2.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 260 2.3%
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Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 867 7.5%
High school or equivalent, no college 2,262 19.7%
Some college or associate degree 2,826 24.6%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 2,785 24.2%