St. Cloud, MN

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Living in St. Cloud

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.

St. Cloud is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).

St. Cloud is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in St. Cloud enrolled in college, St. Cloud has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

The percentage of adults in St. Cloud who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.08% of the adults in St. Cloud have a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.