St. Joseph, MN

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Population

6,862

1.28% growth

Median Age

23.4


Median Household Income

$56,754

12.2% growth

Poverty Rate

20.4%


Number of Employees

4,063

1.91% decline

Median Property Value

$157,000

0.696% decline

About

In 2017, St. Joseph, MN had a population of 6.86k people with a median age of 23.4 and a median household income of $56,754. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of St. Joseph, MN grew from 6,775 to 6,862, a 1.28% increase and its median household income grew from $50,572 to $56,754, a 12.2% increase.

The population of St. Joseph, MN is 93% White Alone, 2.03% Asian Alone, and 1.87% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in St. Joseph, MN speak a non-English language, and 94.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in St. Joseph, MN are College of Saint Benedict (510 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in St. Joseph, MN is $157,000, and the homeownership rate is 76.1%. Most people in St. Joseph, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Joseph, MN is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of St. Joseph, MN employs 4.06k people. The largest industries in St. Joseph, MN are Educational Services (1,008 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (580 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (431 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($92,589), Public Administration ($68,839), and Construction ($46,313).

Median household income in St. Joseph, MN is $56,754. Males in St. Joseph, MN have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,870. The income inequality in St. Joseph, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$56,754

2017 value

± $9,927

12.2%

1 Year Growth

± 17.5%

Households in St. Joseph, MN have a median annual income of $56,754, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,572 in 2016, which represents a 12.2% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,210

Average Male Salary

± $1,573

$52,870

Average Female Salary

± $1,202

In 2017, full-time male employees in Minnesota made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $53,440 ± $951

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $51,343 ± $59,950

  3. Asian

    $50,326 ± $4,235

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minnesota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for St. Joseph, MN is from Minnesota.

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.466

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.29% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 102

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Joseph, MN was Census Tract 102 with a value of $80,625, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Joseph, MN (1.08k out of 5.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,068 ± 330

  2. Hispanic

    11 ± 63

  3. Black

    8 ± 62

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. Joseph, MN is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

4.06k

2017 Value

± 477

-1.91%

1 Year decline

± 17.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in St. Joseph, MN declined at a rate of -1.91%, from 4.14k employees to 4.06k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Joseph, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (651 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (431 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (345 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. Joseph, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of St. Joseph, MN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (651 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (431 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (345 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, St. Joseph, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.19 times higher than expected), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1.75 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.74 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of St. Joseph, MN, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($104,559), Protective Service Occupations ($67,768), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($63,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.06k

2017 Value

± 477

-1.91%

1 Year decline

± 17.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in St. Joseph, MN declined at a rate of -1.91%, from 4.14k employees to 4.06k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Joseph, MN, are Educational Services (1,008 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (580 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (431 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. Joseph, MN, though some of these residents may live in St. Joseph, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in St. Joseph, MN, by number of employees, are Educational Services (1,008 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (580 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (431 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, St. Joseph, MN has an unusually high number of Educational Services (2.68 times higher than expected), Other Services, Except Public Administration (2.16 times), and Construction (1.48 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in St. Joseph, MN, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($92,589), Public Administration ($68,839), and Construction ($46,313).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.4B

  2. $22.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $27.4B, followed by Nonmetal min. prods. ($22.8B) and Cereal grains ($22.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$351B

2020 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

37.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Minnesota trade was $351B. This is expected to increase 37.9% to $484B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $29.1B

  2. $26.2B

  3. $14.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $29.1B, followed by Iowa with $26.2B and Illinois and $14.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

97.3% of the population of St. Joseph, MN has health coverage, with 58.7% on employee plans, 15.7% on Medicaid, 8.6% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 0.525% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of St. Joseph, MN was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in St. Joseph, MN see 967 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.56% increase from the previous year (899 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1308 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 371 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.5%). Additionally, Pine County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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967 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Stearns County, MN see an average of 967 patients per year. This represents a 7.56% increase from the previous year (899 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Stearns County, MN in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,871

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,603

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,176

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,917

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.74%

Uninsured

58.7%

Employer Coverage

15.7%

Medicaid

8.6%

Medicare

13.7%

Non-Group

0.525%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Joseph, MN grew by 14.6% from 2.39% to 2.74%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in St. Joseph, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.5% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota, at 12.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

St. Joseph, MN is home to a population of 6.86k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.17% of St. Joseph, MN residents were born outside of the country (492 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of St. Joseph, MN is composed of 6.38k White Alone residents (93%), 139 Asian Alone residents (2.03%), 128 Black or African American Alone residents (1.87%), 96 Two or More Races residents (1.4%), 88 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.28%), 29 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.423%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

26

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.2

16

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 10.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in St. Joseph, MN was 23.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 26, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 16. But people in St. Joseph, MN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all St. Joseph, MN residents was 22.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.17%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

492 people

5.85%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

396 people

As of 2017, 7.17% of St. Joseph, MN residents (492 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in St. Joseph, MN was 5.85%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    65,949 ± 6,267 people

  2. Somalia

    30,092 ± 4,247 people

  3. India

    29,695 ± 4,219 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 65,949 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 30,092 and India with 29,695.

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Citizenship

94.1%

2017 Citizenship

95.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.1% of St. Joseph, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in St. Joseph, MN was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.38k ± 127

  2. Asian Alone

    139 ± 59

  3. Black or African American Alone

    128 ± 60

In 2017, there were 45.9 times more White Alone residents (6.38k people) in St. Joseph, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 139 Asian Alone and 128 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in St. Joseph, MN as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    157 ± 87

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    54 ± 47

  3. World War II

    20 ± 32

St. Joseph, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in St. Joseph, MN awarded 510 degrees. The student population of St. Joseph, MN is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 1,937 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Joseph, MN are White (407 and 83.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (31 and 6.37%), Asian (24 and 4.93%), and Black or African American (12 and 2.46%).

The largest universities in St. Joseph, MN by number of degrees awarded are College of Saint Benedict (510 and 100%).

The most popular majors in St. Joseph, MN are Rhetoric & Composition (51 and 10%), General Biological Sciences (51 and 10%), and General Psychology (47 and 9.22%).

The median tuition costs in St. Joseph, MN are $42,690 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 51 degrees awarded

  2. 51 degrees awarded

  3. 47 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in St. Joseph, MN was Rhetoric & Composition with 51 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in St. Joseph, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

510 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$42,690

Median Private

In 2017, the St. Joseph, MN institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of Saint Benedict with 510 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

0

Degrees Awarded to Men

510

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 0 men were awarded degrees from institutions in St. Joseph, MN, which is 0 times less than the 510 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    407 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    31 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    24 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in St. Joseph, MN were to White students. These 407 degrees mean that there were 13.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 31 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in St. Joseph, MN was $157,000 in 2017, which is 0.684 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $158,100 to $157,000, a 0.696% decrease. The homeownership rate in St. Joseph, MN is 76.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in St. Joseph, MN have an average commute time of 18.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in St. Joseph, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$157,000

2017 Median

± $8,428

$158,100

2016 Median

± $10,497

In 2017, the median property value in St. Joseph, MN declined from to $157,000 from the previous year's value of $158,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in St. Joseph, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In St. Joseph, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Household Income

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$56,754

Median Household Income

± $9,927

1.93k

Number of Households

± 345

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.93k households in St. Joseph, MN grew to $56,754 from the previous year's value of $50,572.

The following chart displays the households in St. Joseph, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$1,500 - $2k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in St. Joseph, MN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In St. Joseph, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $1,500 - $2k range.

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Rent vs Own

76.1%

2017 Homeownership

69.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.1% of the housing units in St. Joseph, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in St. Joseph, MN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Joseph, MN have a shorter commute time (18.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.64% of the workforce in St. Joseph, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    65%

  2. Walked

    12.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    11.8%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in St. Joseph, MN was Drove Alone (65%), followed by those who Walked (12.5%) and those who Worked At Home (11.8%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in St. Joseph, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in St. Joseph, MN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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