Who lives in Stearns County?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 9,980 6.4%
5-9 years 9,954 6.3%
10-14 years 10,012 6.4%
15-17 years 6,195 4.0%
18-24 years 23,841 15.2%
25-34 years 19,487 12.4%
35-44 years 17,301 11.0%
45-54 years 18,897 12.1%
55-64 years 18,965 12.1%
65-74 years 12,121 7.7%
75-84 years 6,745 4.3%
85 years and older 3,321 2.1%
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Male 78,931 50.3%
Female 77,888 49.7%
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White 139,218 88.8%
Of Color 17,601 11.2%
Black or African American 9,087 5.8%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 434 0.3%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3,367 2.1%
Other 2,016 1.3%
Two or more races 2,688 1.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5,168 3.3%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 146,839 100.0%
English only 132,528 90.3%
Language other than English 14,311 9.7%
Speaks English less than "very well" 6,279 4.3%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 155,688 100.0%
Population with a disability 19,005 12.2%
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Foreign-born residents 10,627 6.8%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 155,060 100.0%
Same residence 125,029 80.6%
Different residence in the U.S. 28,772 18.6%
Different residence outside the U.S. 1,259 0.8%

What's Stearns County's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 58,891 100.0%
Less than $35,000 16,324 27.7%
$35,000-$49,999 8,056 13.7%
$50,000-$74,999 11,473 19.5%
$75,000-$99,999 8,576 14.6%
$100,000 or more 14,462 24.6%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $60,606 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 149,649 100.0%
Less than $35,000 16,324 27.7%
With income below poverty 19,532 13.1%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 12,238 8.2%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 12,158 8.1%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 105,721 70.6%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 24,782 16.6%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 42,421 28.3%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 20,661 13.8%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 12,840 8.6%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 10,188 6.8%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 10,707 7.2%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 19,357 12.9%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 11,562 7.7%
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Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 155,688 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 6,857 4.4%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 64,101 100.0%
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Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 5,210 8.1%
Occupied housing units 58,891 91.9%
Average household size 2.5
Owner-occupied 40,618 63.4%
Average household size 2.6
Renter-occupied 18,273 28.5%
Average household size 2.3
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Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 14,000 21.8%
1970-1999 29,291 45.7%
1940-1969 12,597 19.7%
1939 or earlier 8,213 12.8%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 58,891 100.0%
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Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 37,957 64.5%
With children under 18 years 17,989 30.5%
Married-couple family households 29,871 50.7%
With children under 18 years 12,400 21.1%
Single-person family households 8,086 13.7%
With children under 18 years 5,589 9.5%
Nonfamily households 20,934 35.5%
Householder living alone 15,794 26.8%
65 years and over 5,318 9.0%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 18,273 31.0%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 14,491 24.6%
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Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 26,887 45.7%
Moved in 2000-2009 14,820 25.2%
Moved in 1990-1999 8,096 13.7%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 9,088 15.4%
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All households for which cost burden is calculated 57,614 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 15,364 26.7%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 40,390 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 7,697 19.1%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 17,224 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 7,667 44.5%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 17,564
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $808
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 3,100 5.3%
1 vehicle available 17,096 29.0%
2 vehicles available 24,540 41.7%
3 or more vehicles available 14,155 24.0%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 83,713 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 72,971 87.2%
Public transportation 1,164 1.4%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 9,578 11.4%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 79,017 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 17,741 22.5%
10-19 minutes 30,122 38.1%
20-29 minutes 13,962 17.7%
30 minutes or longer 17,192 21.8%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 96,837 100.0%
Less than high school 7,746 8.0%
High school diploma or GED 27,007 27.9%
Some college or associate’s degree 35,190 36.3%
Bachelor’s Degree 18,245 18.8%
Graduate or professional Degree 8,649 8.9%
High school graduate or higher 89,091 92.0%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 26,894 27.8%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 98,227 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 80,030 81.5%
Civilian labor force 83,884 100.0%
Unemployed 3,854 4.6%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 75,858 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 20,890 27.5%
Age 30 to 54 38,386 50.6%
Age 55 or older 16,582 21.9%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 19,536 25.8%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 24,377 32.1%
$40,000 or more per year 31,945 42.1%
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Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 5,616 7.4%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 152 0.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 3,741 4.9%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 787 1.0%
Construction 4,541 6.0%
Educational services 7,148 9.4%
Finance and insurance 2,869 3.8%
Health care and social assistance 13,108 17.3%
Information 1,229 1.6%
Management of companies and enterprises 671 0.9%
Manufacturing 10,770 14.2%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 152 0.2%
Other services (excluding public administration) 2,333 3.1%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 2,630 3.5%
Public administration 2,620 3.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing 748 1.0%
Retail trade 9,687 12.8%
Transportation and warehousing 2,803 3.7%
Utilities 287 0.4%
Wholesale trade 3,237 4.3%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 69,909 92.2%
Black or African American alone 3,570 4.7%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 228 0.3%
Asian alone 1,391 1.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 51 0.1%
Two or more race groups 709 0.9%
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Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 4,190 5.5%
High school or equivalent, no college 16,394 21.6%
Some college or associate degree 20,178 26.6%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 14,206 18.7%