St. Louis Park is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 48,827 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, St. Louis Park is the 20th largest community in Minnesota.
St. Louis Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although St. Louis Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that St. Louis Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, St. Louis Park is also a city of artists. St. Louis Park has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape St. Louis Park’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 16.33% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
St. Louis Park, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
For the size of the city, public transportation in St. Louis Park is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For St. Louis Park, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to St. Louis Park, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. St. Louis Park is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 61.99% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in St. Louis Park in 2018 was $55,737, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $222,948 for a family of four.
St. Louis Park is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. Louis Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Louis Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in St. Louis Park include German, Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in St. Louis Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.