West St. Paul, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 19,767 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 9,299  (47.0%)
Females: 10,468  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55118.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,706 (it was $41,103 in 2000)
West St. Paul:

$53,706
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,051 (it was $23,558 in 2000)

West St. Paul city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $220,144 (it was $122,900 in 2000)
West St. Paul:

$220,144
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $242,693; detached houses: $246,471; townhouses or other attached units: $189,792; in 2-unit structures: $158,119; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $137,318; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $249,956

Median gross rent in 2017: $975.

March 2019 cost of living index in West St. Paul: 113.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.1%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.2% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.4% for other race residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West St. Paul, MN (2017)
    • 12,50061.6%White alone
    • 4,42921.8%Hispanic
    • 1,8409.1%Black alone
    • 9894.9%Asian alone
    • 9154.5%Two or more races
    • 220.1%American Indian alone

Races in West St. Paul detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in West St. Paul by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
2
(10.1)
1
(5.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(67.3)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A11
(55.7)
8
(40.4)
13
(65.4)
9
(45.5)
11
(55.6)
18
(90.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
25
(129.5)
23
(120.5)
25
(133.3)
18
(96.0)
26
(137.8)
17
(86.3)
17
(85.7)
16
(81.0)
18
(90.9)
19
(95.6)
20
(101.2)
26
(131.5)
15
(75.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
27
(139.9)
28
(146.7)
21
(112.0)
15
(80.0)
20
(106.0)
34
(172.7)
35
(176.5)
56
(283.4)
42
(212.0)
54
(271.8)
44
(222.6)
51
(257.9)
41
(207.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
109
(564.7)
112
(586.9)
77
(410.7)
98
(522.5)
107
(567.0)
76
(386.0)
103
(519.3)
63
(318.8)
123
(621.0)
141
(709.6)
116
(587.0)
117
(591.6)
102
(515.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,056
(5,471)
925
(4,848)
883
(4,710)
838
(4,468)
1,048
(5,553)
515
(2,615)
737
(3,716)
856
(4,332)
853
(4,306)
963
(4,846)
821
(4,154)
797
(4,030)
791
(3,995)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
82
(424.8)
58
(304.0)
69
(368.0)
65
(346.6)
55
(291.5)
60
(304.7)
91
(458.8)
43
(217.6)
67
(338.2)
79
(397.6)
65
(328.9)
57
(288.2)
67
(338.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(15.5)
2
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(21.3)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.0)
3
(15.2)
5
(25.2)
4
(20.1)
3
(15.2)
4
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)413.0379.3364.5343.3402.8269.3335.1348.6365.0420.8344.9371.3359.8

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City-data.com crime index in West St. Paul, MN

Crime rate in West St. Paul detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Minnesota average:

1.67
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West St. Paul, MN City Guides:

Ancestries: German (15.4%), American (5.3%), Irish (4.5%), Norwegian (2.6%), Polish (2.5%), European (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1889

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 5.01 square miles.

Population density: 3,947 people per square mile   (average).

West St. Paul, Minnesota map

3,173 residents are foreign born (9.8% Latin America, 1.9% Asia).

This city:

15.6%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,341 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,309 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Paul, MN (3.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (344.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

South St. Paul, MN (1.6 miles ),
Lilydale, MN (1.6 miles ),
Mendota Heights, MN (1.7 miles ),
Sunfish Lake, MN (1.7 miles ),
St. Paul, MN (1.9 miles ),
Mendota, MN (2.0 miles),
Newport, MN (2.2 miles ),
Inver Grove Heights, MN (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 44.91 N, Longitude: 93.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,618 (-8.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,511 (15.9%)

Distribution of median household income in West St. Paul, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in West St. Paul, MN in 2017
West St. Paul satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 1998: 45 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2000: 163 buildings, average cost: $42,800
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $313,300
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $254,700
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $228,100
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $389,800
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $283,500
Number of permits per 10,000 West St. Paul, MN residents
Average permit cost in West St. Paul, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in West St. Paul, MN
Historical housing units in West St. Paul, MN
Most common industries in West St. Paul, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
Most common occupations in West St. Paul, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in West St. Paul, Minnesota

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West St. Paul, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.243. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.945. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.945
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00217. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00217
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

West St. Paul-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the West St. Paul city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 15.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West St. Paul-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 153.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 164.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 315.1 miles away from West St. Paul center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 193.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from West St. Paul center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 325.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dakota County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West St. Paul topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West St. Paul:

  • DCI EMERSON (Hospital, about 1 miles away; WEST SAINT PAUL, MN)
  • WEST ST PAUL DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; WEST ST PAUL, MN)
  • FMC - WEST ST PAUL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; WEST ST PAUL, MN)
  • DIVINE REDEEMER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SOUTH ST PAUL, MN)
  • CERENITY CARE CTR - BETHESDA (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SOUTH ST PAUL, MN)
  • WILDER RESIDENCE WEST (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SAINT PAUL, MN)
  • CERENITY CARE CENTER ON HUMBOLDT (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SAINT PAUL, MN)

Amtrak station near West St. Paul:

  • 7 miles: ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS (ST. PAUL, 730 TRANSFER RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West St. Paul:

  • Saint Paul College (about 4 miles; Saint Paul, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,778)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 4 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Concordia University-Saint Paul (about 5 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Macalester College (about 5 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,174)
  • St Catherine University (about 5 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,771)
  • Hamline University (about 6 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,818)
  • University of St Thomas (about 6 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 8,762)

Public high schools in West St. Paul:

  • WEST HEIGHTS ALC (Location: 150 MARIE AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • WEST HEIGHTS EXTENDED DAY (Location: 150 MARIE AVE E, Grades: 9-12)
  • BLUESKY CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: 33 WENTWORTH AVE E STE 100, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • ACADEMIC ARTS HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 60 E MARIE AVE, STE #220, Grades: 7-12, Charter school)
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM (Location: 1897 DELAWARE, Grades: PK-12)
  • HENRY SIBLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1897 DELAWARE AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • W ST. PAUL AREA LEARNING CNTR. (Location: 1897 DELAWARE AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • BRANCH OUT TRANSITIONAL SERVICES (Location: 150 E MARIE AVE, Grades: 12)

Private high school in West St. Paul:

Public elementary/middle schools in West St. Paul:

  • GARLOUGH ENVIRONMENTAL MAGNET (Location: 1740 CHARLTON ST, Grades: KG-4)
  • HERITAGE E-STEM MAGNET SCHOOL (Location: 121 W BUTLER AVE, Grades: 5-8)
  • MORELAND ART/HEALTH SCIENCE MAGNET (Location: 217 W MORELAND AVE, Grades: KG-4)

Private elementary/middle schools in West St. Paul:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West St. Paul: Thompson Oaks Golf Course (A), Southview Country Club (B), South Metro Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Doddway Shopping Center (1), Robert Square Shopping Center (2), Signal Hills Shopping Center (3), South Robert Plaza Shopping Center (4), Southview Square Shopping Center (5), Westview Value Center Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West St. Paul include: Saint Joseph Church (A), Saint George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church (B), Riverview Baptist Church (C), Oakdale Community Church (D), Bethel Baptist Church (E), Bahai Faith (F), Iglesia Apostolica (G), Faith United Methodist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lilly Lake (A), Thompson Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in West St. Paul include: Albert Park (1), Dodd Park (2), Wescheke Park (3), Orme Park (4), Mud Lake Park (5), Harmon Field (6), Charles Matson Field (7), Emerson Park (8), Thompson County Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Harold Stassen - Soilder, Joan Kroc - Food industry businessman, Randy Skarda - Ice hockey player, Tom Gibis - Voice actor.

Dakota County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.7%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in West St. Paul in 2010:

  • 220 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 47 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in West St. Paul in 2000:

  • 219 people in nursing homes
  • 128 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in West St. Paul (2011 data):

  • TCF National Bank: West St. Paul Cub Branch at 2021 S. Robert Street, branch established on 1989/10/30; Southview Square Branch at 1503 South Robert Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: West St. Paul Branch at 1710 South Robert Street, branch established on 1985/12/31. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in West St. Paul:

Marital status in West St. Paul, MN
  • Never married: 36.7%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in West St. Paul:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - West St. Paul
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West St. Paul, MN (based on Dakota County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic112,26418
Evangelical Protestant57,007111
Mainline Protestant55,85056
Other6,32127
Orthodox1,1735
Black Protestant3132
None165,624-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 35
Dakota County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Dakota County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Dakota County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 118
This county:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 196
Dakota County:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dakota County:

6.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West St. Paul:

48.5%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.7%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
West St. Paul:

28.6
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
West St. Paul:

22.3%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West St. Paul:

11.6%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
West St. Paul:

54.1%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
West St. Paul:

77.1%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of West St. Paul, MN Residents

West St. Paul government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $6,046,000 ($305.86)
    Regular Highways: $1,692,000 ($85.60)
    Sewerage: $121,000 ($6.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $95,000 ($4.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($2.63)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,142,000 ($260.13)
    Sewerage: $2,638,000 ($133.45)
    General - Other: $2,615,000 ($132.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,310,000 ($116.86)
    Regular Highways: $1,548,000 ($78.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,390,000 ($70.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $953,000 ($48.21)
    Central Staff Services: $751,000 ($37.99)
    Financial Administration: $404,000 ($20.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $318,000 ($16.09)
    General Public Buildings: $231,000 ($11.69)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $223,000 ($11.28)
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000 ($1.87)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $657,000 ($33.24)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $1,911,000 ($96.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,870,000 ($246.37)

West St. Paul government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,009,000 ($202.81)
    Other: $703,000 ($35.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $690,000 ($34.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $85,000 ($4.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $214,000 ($10.83)
    Highways: $150,000 ($7.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,693,000 ($136.24)
    Special Assessments: $1,145,000 ($57.92)
    Rents: $168,000 ($8.50)
    Fines and Forfeits: $142,000 ($7.18)
    General Revenue - Other: $142,000 ($7.18)
    Donations From Private Sources: $42,000 ($2.12)
    Sale of Property: $23,000 ($1.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,128,000 ($57.06)
    Other: $402,000 ($20.34)
    Highways: $150,000 ($7.59)
  • Tax - Property: $12,701,000 ($642.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,010,000 ($51.10)
    Other License: $407,000 ($20.59)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $153,000 ($7.74)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $151,000 ($7.64)

West St. Paul government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $23,811,000 ($1204.58)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $23,781,000 ($1203.07)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,220,000 ($871.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,688,000 ($793.65)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,532,000 ($77.50)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $30,000 ($1.52)

West St. Paul government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,693,000 ($1148.02)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,059,000 ($1824.20)

7.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($346 average AGI)
Dakota County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hennepin County, MN  1.97% ($58,491 average AGI)
from Ramsey County, MN  1.31% ($57,281)
from Washington County, MN  0.49% ($55,720)


7.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($290 average AGI)
Dakota County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hennepin County, MN  1.90% ($55,831 average AGI)
to Ramsey County, MN  1.09% ($51,889)
to Scott County, MN  0.64% ($74,864)
Businesses in West St. Paul, MN
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Lowe's1
Bakers Square1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Old Country Buffet1
Caribou Coffee1Penske1
Chipotle1Starbucks1
Chuck E. Cheese's1T-Mobile1
Kmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in West St. Paul:

  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KLBB (1400 AM; 1 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in West St. Paul:

  • K294AM (106.7 FM; WEST ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INCORPORATED)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KNOF (95.3 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: SELBY GOSPEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMCN (91.7 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MACALESTER COLLEGE)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West St. Paul:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of West St. Paul fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 18.8mTotal length
  • 175,480Total average daily traffic
  • 7,391Total average daily truck traffic
  • 112,280Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West St. Paul)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 1630 S Robert Street (Lat: 44.916083 Lon: -93.101333), Call Sign: WPVA736,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 461.312 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.862 MHz, Grant Date: 06/07/2002, Expiration Date: 06/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2012, Certifier: Rhonda Topp, Registrant: Border Foods Inc., 12800 Industrial Park Blvd Ste 210, Minneapolis, MN 55441, Phone: (763) 489-3004, Fax: (763) 489-3005, Email:
  • 2001 S Robert St (Lat: 44.886111 Lon: -93.079722), Call Sign: WQHV440,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.337 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2007, Expiration Date: 11/16/2017, Cancellation Date: 01/20/2018, Certifier: Len Slade, Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (952) 469-0150, Email:
  • Lat: 44.902083 Lon: -93.078722, Call Sign: WQLI439,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/28/2010, Expiration Date: 01/28/2020, Certifier: Darren Ouimette, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344
  • Lat: 44.883194 Lon: -93.116861, Call Sign: WQVZ768,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.850 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 467.900 MHz, 467.925 MHz, Grant Date: 06/25/2015, Expiration Date: 06/25/2025, Certifier: Jason Sanders, Registrant: Fit, 1565 Oak St, Eugene, OR 97404, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:
  • Lat: 44.895778 Lon: -93.076361, Call Sign: WQYS319,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/2016, Expiration Date: 12/29/2026, Certifier: Randy Hall, Registrant: Innovation Wireless, 5306 Beethoven St, Los Angeles, CA 90066, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:
  • Lat: 44.885583 Lon: -93.069472, Call Sign: WRAK490,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.412 MHz, 452.812 MHz, 452.862 MHz, 457.412 MHz, 457.862 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/2017, Expiration Date: 12/13/2027, Certifier: James E Feyder, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MSPAGD, 44 E. Moreland (Lat: 44.908000 Lon: -93.083111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 28 m, Overall height: 29.2 m, Call Sign: WQJW577,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21460.0 MHz, 21325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2009, Expiration Date: 01/23/2019, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2019, Certifier: Kurt Maass, Registrant: Telecom Transport Management, Inc., 146 N. Canal Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone: (206) 816-6907, Fax: (206) 545-9585, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KE0DAV, Licensee ID: L01698537, Grant Date: 02/12/2015, Expiration Date: 02/12/2025, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2015, Certifier: James A Nicklas, Registrant: James A Nicklas, 345 Betty Lane, West St. Paul, MN 55118
  • Call Sign: N0ALE, Previous Call Sign: KE0DAV, Licensee ID: L01698537, Grant Date: 04/03/2015, Expiration Date: 04/03/2025, Certifier: James A Nicklas, Registrant: James A Nicklas, 345 Betty Lane, West St. Paul, MN 55118

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED127$146,51272$122,486344$169,34925$42,64020$110,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$125,8008$143,62537$187,0004$76,2501$150,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$157,15413$112,385117$194,62410$127,40012$98,417
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$151,00010$146,80080$168,1383$96,6673$138,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$168,7502$112,50034$146,9711$10,0002$152,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0601.01 , 0601.02, 0601.03, 0601.04, 0601.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$116,8465$186,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$147,0002$166,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$166,0002$120,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$217,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0601.01 , 0601.02, 0601.03, 0601.04, 0601.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West St. Paul, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West St. Paul, MN - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West St. Paul, MN
  • 89.5%Utility gas
  • 8.7%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West St. Paul, MN
  • 58.3%Utility gas
  • 35.8%Electricity
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


West St. Paul compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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