St. Louis Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 49,039 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.
St. Louis Park is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.43% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, St. Louis Park is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Louis Park who work in management occupations (13.22%), business and financial occupations (12.10%), and sales jobs (10.64%).
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.
St. Louis Park, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, St. Louis Park is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the St. Louis Park area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
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 58.15% 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 2010 was $46,968, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $187,872 for a family of four. However, St. Louis Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
St. Louis Park is a somewhat 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.