Income/capita 20%
Household income 18%
Unemployment 1%
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IndexSt. CloudMinnesotaNational
Income per capita$23,815$33,225$29,829
Median household income$45,223$63,217$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,532$77,618$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,294$34,348$35,192
Median earnings male$24,058$40,933$36,919
Median earnings female$18,064$29,114$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level23.2%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in St. Cloud is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in St. Cloud is 18% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in St. Cloud is 1% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in St. Cloud is 54% higher than the national average

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      St. Cloud employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.4%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector15.7%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services22.4%15.9%
      Public administration2.6%2.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%1.8%
      Education, health & social services15.3%40.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Clear Lake, MN554$83,75051.4%
      Becker, MN4,677$77,15339.5%
      St. Stephen, MN887$75,54736.6%
      St. Augusta, MN3,547$75,18435.9%
      Sartell, MN16,442$71,95930.1%
      St. Cloud, MN66,770$45,22318.3%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Oshkosh, WI66,713$43,96020.5%
      Kissimmee, FL66,840$38,26230.8%
      Woodbury, MN66,699$101,92284.2%
      Davis, CA66,886$57,6834.3%
      Palo Alto, CA66,649$137,043147.7%
      St. Cloud, MN66,770$45,22318.3%
      Source: The St. Cloud, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).