St. Cloud is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 68,881 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, St. Cloud is the 12th largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities, St. Cloud isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in St. Cloud are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Cloud is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Cloud who work in office and administrative support (10.18%), sales jobs (8.77%), and healthcare suport services (7.30%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in St. Cloud, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, St. Cloud provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
The education level of St. Cloud citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.08% of adults 25 and older in St. Cloud have a college degree.
The per capita income in St. Cloud in 2018 was $25,824, which is lower middle income relative to Minnesota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,296 for a family of four. However, St. Cloud contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
St. Cloud is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. Cloud home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Cloud residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in St. Cloud include German, Norwegian, Irish, Polish, and African.
The most common language spoken in St. Cloud is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Arabic.