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St. Louis County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2017: 200,000 (63% urban, 37% rural); it was 200,528 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 37,635
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 22,779
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 61,690
Renter-occupied apartments: 24,369 (it was 20,929 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

27%

Land area: 6225 sq. mi.

Water area: 634.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in St. Louis County: 96.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in St. Louis County, MN (2017)
    • 182,15290.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,3102.6%Two or more races
    • 3,4711.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 3,4011.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,3711.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,1801.1%Asian alone
    • 880.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 270.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years
Males: 99,865  (49.9%)
Females: 100,135  (50.1%)
Average household size:
St. Louis County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,890 ($36,306 in 1999)
This county:

$52,890
Minnesota:

$68,388

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $674 (lower quartile is $458, upper quartile is $893)
This county:

$674
State:

$859


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $157,500 (it was $74,600 in 2000)
St. Louis:

$157,500
Minnesota:

$224,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,600 - $245,700

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $197,643
Here:

$197,643
State:

$276,132

Townhouses or other attached units: $270,881
Here:

$270,881
State:

$212,789

In 2-unit structures: $264,640
Here:

$264,640
State:

$232,954

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $45,803
Here:

$45,803
State:

$175,014

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $336,341
Here:

$336,341
State:

$204,896

Mobile homes: $105,695
Here:

$105,695
State:

$67,892

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $896,905
Here:

$896,905
State:

$142,409

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,166
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $415

Institutionalized population: 3,218

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 37
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 32
  • Burglaries: 499
  • Thefts: 504
  • Auto thefts: 103

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 25
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 26
  • Burglaries: 425
  • Thefts: 480
  • Auto thefts: 88
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Health of residents in St. Louis County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
77.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
51.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
57.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 194 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 160 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 421 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 1998: 680 buildings, average cost: $64,400
  • 1999: 533 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2000: 500 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2001: 546 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2002: 605 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2003: 721 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2004: 806 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2005: 696 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 591 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2007: 520 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2008: 405 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2009: 282 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2010: 245 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2011: 209 buildings, average cost: $195,600
  • 2012: 196 buildings, average cost: $196,800
  • 2013: 218 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2014: 304 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2015: 331 buildings, average cost: $223,300
  • 2016: 359 buildings, average cost: $214,900
  • 2017: 343 buildings, average cost: $218,300
Number of permits per 10,000 St. Louis, MN residents
Average permit cost in St. Louis, MN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,696 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,417 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in St. Louis, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. Louis, MN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in St. Louis, MN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.9%
St. Louis County:

14.9%
Minnesota:

9.5%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.5% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.4% for American Indian residents, 3.0% for other race residents, 28.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.9 years old
(Males: 39.5 years old, Females: 41.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.6 years old, Black residents: 26.7 years old, American Indian residents: 37.2 years old, Asian residents: 25.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.1 years old, Other race residents: 19.7 years old)

Area name: Duluth, MN-WI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. Louis County is $427 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $539 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $677 a month.

Cities in this county include: Duluth, Hibbing, Virginia, Hermantown, Chisholm, Eveleth, Ely, Arnold, Mountain Iron, Proctor.

St. Louis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2018 air pollution in St. Louis County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.032 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 5.7 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Minnesota:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in St. Louis, MN
County total employment by year in St. Louis, MN
County average yearly wages by year in St. Louis, MN

Current college students: 16,743
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,174 (53.0% naturalized citizens)

St. Louis County:

2.6%
Whole state:

8.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,7152010 or later
  • 9622000 to 2009
  • 9131990 to 1999
  • 8411980 to 1989
  • 4741970 to 1979
  • 1,433Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.8%

St. Louis County marital status for males St. Louis County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 77,195
  • One, attached: 1,529
  • Two: 3,570
  • 3 or 4: 3,421
  • 5 to 9: 3,027
  • 10 to 19: 2,827
  • 20 to 49: 4,948
  • 50 or more: 4,381
  • Mobile homes: 3,744
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 61

Housing units in St. Louis County with a mortgage: 35,722 (706 second mortgage, 2,780 home equity loan, 207 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 24,690

Here:

59.3% with mortgage
State:

67.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Louis County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic38,75736
Mainline Protestant32,14391
Evangelical Protestant19,017118
Other2,76020
Orthodox9766
Black Protestant1771
None106,396-
St. Louis County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 39
St. Louis County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 106
St. Louis County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 176
This county:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. Louis County:

6.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

25.3%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.3%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in St. Louis County:

Average size of farms: 179 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $11,409
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $88.35
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 27.36%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 47.44%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $13,940
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 37.91%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.38%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $20,990
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.05%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.08
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 10.12%
All wheat for grain: 27 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 50 harvested acres
Vegetables: 80 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 30 acres

Earthquake activity:

St. Louis County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 95% 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 209.2 miles away from St. Louis County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 219.0 miles away from the county 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 238.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 401.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 205.6 miles away from St. Louis County center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 383.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - St. Louis

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 83,526 (80.4%)
  • Carpooled: 7,099 (6.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,105 (2.0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 40 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 16 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 687 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 135 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 5,871 (5.7%)
  • Worked at home: 4,378 (4.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • India (4%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Louis County


  • German (14%)
  • Finnish (10%)
  • Norwegian (9%)
  • American (7%)
  • Swedish (6%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Polish (4%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in St. Louis County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 3,632 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,369 people in nursing homes
  • 648 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 599 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 353 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 331 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 197 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 184 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 177 people in other group homes
  • 149 people in religious group quarters
  • 63 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 62 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 53 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 40 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 37 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 22 people in halfway houses
  • 19 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 19 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 14 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in military ships
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in St. Louis County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 4,259 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,725 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,137 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 772 people in federal prisons
  • 344 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 321 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 240 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 172 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 164 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 96 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 93 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 63 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 47 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $65,937.

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Minnesota average:

7.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.50% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($24,000 average AGI)
2.17% relocated from other states ($23,187 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

2.17%
Minnesota average:

2.11%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Carlton County, MN  0.41% ($48,289 average AGI)
from Douglas County, WI  0.38% ($42,350)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.36% ($45,594)
from Itasca County, MN  0.20% ($39,557)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.18% ($43,697)
from Lake County, MN  0.13% ($49,906)
from Anoka County, MN  0.13% ($50,515)


4.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Minnesota average:

7.17%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

2.81% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($27,000 average AGI)
2.16% relocated to other states ($24,677 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

2.16%
Minnesota average:

2.17%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hennepin County, MN  0.52% ($44,351 average AGI)
to Carlton County, MN  0.44% ($52,686)
to Douglas County, WI  0.37% ($44,128)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.28% ($39,802)
to Itasca County, MN  0.22% ($48,063)
to Dakota County, MN  0.18% ($64,535)
to Anoka County, MN  0.12% ($53,364)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in St. Louis County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in St. Louis County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in St. Louis County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Louis County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in St. Louis County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Louis County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Louis County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Louis County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in St. Louis County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 37,488 (30,575 aged, 6,913 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,327 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in St. Louis County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,291)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,028)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,463)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1,396)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,311)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,305)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,037)
  • Congestive heart failure (995)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (557)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (550)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.04
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,438
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 621
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49,979

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,020
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,086
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 26

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 66
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 19.4. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 139.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 71.2
  • Suffocation - 30.9
  • Poisoning - 28.0
  • Other - 9.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 200,000
  • In family households: 142,357 (25,403 male householders, 22,389 female householders)
    37,516 spouses, 45,129 children (42,621 natural, 904 adopted, 1,604 stepchildren), 1,574 grandchildren, 1,156 brothers or sisters, 1,968 parents, 2,048 other relatives, 5,174 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 48,883 (18,627 male householders (14,460 living alone)), 18,794 female householders (16,157 living alone)), 11,462 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8,760

Size of family households: 25,828 2-persons, 8,484 3-persons, 7,644 4-persons, 3,440 5-persons, 1,709 6-persons, 687 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 30,617 1-person, 4,963 2-persons, 690 3-persons, 541 4-persons, 585 5-persons, 25 6-persons.

24,622 married couples with children.
8,863 single-parent households (2,639 men, 6,224 women).

95.2% of residents of St. Louis speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,381,954,000 ($6,975 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $93,261,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $582,424,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $249,088,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,018,000
Federal grants: $334,967,000
Federal procurement contracts: $61,469,000 ($31,170,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $149,988,000 ($42,932,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $66,784,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $41,142,000
Federal Government insurance: $25,561,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 10,688
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 11,333
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +468
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,927
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in St. Louis County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 38.77 millions of gallons per day (12% from ground, 88% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.0

Year house built in St. Louis County, Minnesota
  • Year house built in St. Louis County, Minnesota
  • 1,8662014 or later
  • 1,3592010 to 2013
  • 8,9262000 to 2009
  • 9,3191990 to 1999
  • 8,8821980 to 1989
  • 14,1671970 to 1979
  • 9,6871960 to 1969
  • 13,2801950 to 1959
  • 6,8781940 to 1949
  • 30,3391939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Louis County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Louis County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Louis County, Minnesota
  • 1801 room
  • 5772 rooms
  • 1,8643 rooms
  • 6,2154 rooms
  • 12,3995 rooms
  • 14,0616 rooms
  • 9,6127 rooms
  • 6,7298 rooms
  • 8,7759+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Louis County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Louis County, Minnesota
  • 2,1001 room
  • 1,7862 rooms
  • 6,1633 rooms
  • 4,4244 rooms
  • 5,0675 rooms
  • 2,5456 rooms
  • 1,1457 rooms
  • 7748 rooms
  • 7979+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Louis County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Louis County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Louis County, Minnesota
  • 261no bedroom
  • 2,3921 bedroom
  • 15,7172 bedrooms
  • 28,6293 bedrooms
  • 10,3554 bedrooms
  • 3,0585+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Louis County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Louis County, Minnesota
  • 2,323no bedroom
  • 8,1271 bedroom
  • 7,9752 bedrooms
  • 4,1453 bedrooms
  • 1,4994 bedrooms
  • 7325+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Louis County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Louis County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Louis County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,414no vehicle
  • 15,5211 vehicle
  • 26,5582 vehicles
  • 11,8353 vehicles
  • 3,2744 vehicles
  • 1,8105+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Louis County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Louis County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5,805no vehicle
  • 11,6991 vehicle
  • 4,6152 vehicles
  • 1,5133 vehicles
  • 6264 vehicles
  • 5435+ vehicles

82.5% of St. Louis County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Minnesota.

St. Louis County:

82.5%
State average:

85.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 155,980
  • Other state: 37,619
  • Northeast: 2,787
  • Midwest: 23,767
  • South: 4,265
  • West: 6,800
Year householders moved into unit in St. Louis County, MN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Louis County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 49.2%Utility gas
  • 19.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.2%Electricity
  • 10.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Wood
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.9%Utility gas
  • 31.1%Electricity
  • 8.4%Other fuel
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.6%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,697
Here:

9.9%
Minnesota:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 768
Here:

7.9%
Minnesota:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,179
Here:

13.1%
Minnesota:

22.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

St. Louis County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $15,022,000
  • Charges - Other: $25,351,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,277,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,299,000
    Regular Highways: $3,598,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $46,605,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $70,704,000
    Regular Highways: $54,056,000
    General - Other: $22,563,000
    Police Protection: $20,451,000
    Financial Administration: $15,078,000
    Correctional Institutions: $12,894,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,620,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,095,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,685,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,376,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,167,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,395,000
    Health - Other: $862,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $247,000
    Local Fire Protection: $102,000
    Transit Utilities: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,307,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,103,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,984,000
    Other: $1,756,000
    Natural Resources: $1,570,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,988,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $12,498,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,844,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,598,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,246,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,027,000
    Sale of Property: $2,779,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,766,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $153,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $14,408,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $193,216,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,759,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $32,601,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,058,000
    Other: $17,617,000
    Public Welfare: $3,454,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,087,000
  • Tax - Property: $132,005,000
    Other License: $276,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,930,000

St. Louis County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $15,022,000
  • Charges - Other: $25,351,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,277,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,299,000
    Regular Highways: $3,598,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $46,605,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $70,704,000
    Regular Highways: $54,056,000
    General - Other: $22,563,000
    Police Protection: $20,451,000
    Financial Administration: $15,078,000
    Correctional Institutions: $12,894,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,620,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,095,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,685,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,376,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,167,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,395,000
    Health - Other: $862,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $247,000
    Local Fire Protection: $102,000
    Transit Utilities: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,307,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,103,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,984,000
    Other: $1,756,000
    Natural Resources: $1,570,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,988,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $12,498,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,844,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,598,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,246,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,027,000
    Sale of Property: $2,779,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,766,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $153,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $14,408,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $193,216,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,759,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $32,601,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,058,000
    Other: $17,617,000
    Public Welfare: $3,454,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,087,000
  • Tax - Property: $132,005,000
    Other License: $276,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,930,000

St. Louis County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $15,022,000
  • Charges - Other: $25,351,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,277,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,299,000
    Regular Highways: $3,598,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $46,605,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $70,704,000
    Regular Highways: $54,056,000
    General - Other: $22,563,000
    Police Protection: $20,451,000
    Financial Administration: $15,078,000
    Correctional Institutions: $12,894,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,620,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,095,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,685,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,376,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,167,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,395,000
    Health - Other: $862,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $247,000
    Local Fire Protection: $102,000
    Transit Utilities: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,307,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,103,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,984,000
    Other: $1,756,000
    Natural Resources: $1,570,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,988,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $12,498,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,844,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,598,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,246,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,027,000
    Sale of Property: $2,779,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,766,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $153,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $14,408,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $193,216,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,759,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $32,601,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,058,000
    Other: $17,617,000
    Public Welfare: $3,454,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,087,000
  • Tax - Property: $132,005,000
    Other License: $276,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,930,000

St. Louis County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $15,022,000
  • Charges - Other: $25,351,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,277,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,299,000
    Regular Highways: $3,598,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $46,605,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $70,704,000
    Regular Highways: $54,056,000
    General - Other: $22,563,000
    Police Protection: $20,451,000
    Financial Administration: $15,078,000
    Correctional Institutions: $12,894,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,620,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,095,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,685,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,376,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,167,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,395,000
    Health - Other: $862,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $247,000
    Local Fire Protection: $102,000
    Transit Utilities: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,307,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,103,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,984,000
    Other: $1,756,000
    Natural Resources: $1,570,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,988,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $12,498,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,844,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,598,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,246,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,027,000
    Sale of Property: $2,779,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,766,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $153,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $14,408,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $193,216,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,759,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $32,601,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,058,000
    Other: $17,617,000
    Public Welfare: $3,454,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,087,000
  • Tax - Property: $132,005,000
    Other License: $276,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,930,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,834
  • Number of aged recipients: 268
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 4,566
  • Number of recipients under 18: 556
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,674
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 604
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,854
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,161
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 70 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED682$122,0091,005$150,1964,635$153,383497$69,80919$762,579607$164,155118$87,110
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED24$102,62571$165,606409$154,94623$66,2610$047$184,17015$98,933
APPLICATIONS DENIED72$99,611174$117,5801,460$153,464218$51,2982$197,500147$166,55187$92,207
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN52$117,00090$119,867777$160,64653$96,2644$2,710,00064$228,21922$109,409
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$99,68813$172,538275$127,58562$61,7740$014$129,1438$96,625
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 61 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED180$155,178157$191,5297$123,286
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$128,96948$202,5838$109,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$131,80033$212,4853$186,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$136,6005$193,6000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$92,3332$186,0002$221,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Louis, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Louis, MN - Value
Most common first names in St. Louis County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,38977.1 years
Mary1,71981.4 years
William1,25074.8 years
Robert97871.5 years
George92276.9 years
Frank90778.2 years
Joseph87676.3 years
Helen77380.6 years
Margaret68480.5 years
James66871.0 years
Most common last names in St. Louis County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1,73178.3 years
Anderson1,12877.6 years
Peterson64777.9 years
Nelson61477.8 years
Olson60877.5 years
Carlson57377.6 years
Erickson44977.8 years
Maki37978.6 years
Larson29079.3 years
Smith25375.7 years
Businesses in St. Louis County, MN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T5La-Z-Boy5
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware4Lane Furniture6
Advance Auto Parts2LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza1
AmericInn2Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott2
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets14
Arby's3Maurices2
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's9
Bath & Body Works2Men's Wearhouse1
Best Western1Menards2
Blockbuster2Motel 61
Budget Car Rental3Motherhood Maternity1
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance8
Burger King3Nike15
Caribou Coffee5Nissan1
Carson Pirie Scott2OfficeMax1
Casual Male XL1Old Country Buffet1
Catherines1Old Navy1
Charlotte Russe1Olive Garden1
Chevrolet4Outback1
Chico's1Outback Steakhouse1
Cold Stone Creamery2Pac Sun1
Coldwater Creek1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless2
Comfort Suites1Penske1
Curves4Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen10Pizza Hut6
Days Inn1Plato's Closet1
Deb1Quiznos2
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack4
Discount Tire1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza5SAS Shoes2
DressBarn1Sam's Club1
Dressbarn1Sears4
Econo Lodge1Sheraton1
Eddie Bauer1Slumberland3
Famous Footwear1Spencer Gifts1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx20Starbucks3
Finish Line1Subaru1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway10
Ford4Super 84
GNC2T-Mobile5
GameStop2T.J.Maxx1
Gymboree1Taco Bell1
H&R Block8Target2
Hardee's1Toyota2
Hilton1True Value7
Holiday Inn2U-Haul14
Hollister Co.1UPS29
Home Depot1Vans4
Honda1Verizon Wireless3
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret1
Hyundai1Village Inn1
JCPenney2Volkswagen1
Jones New York2Walgreens6
Journeys1Walmart2
Justice1Wendy's2
KFC4Wet Seal1
Kmart3YMCA5
Kohl's1

St. Louis County on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations (pop. 50,000+)"