In 2021, Stearns County, MN had a population of 158k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $68,212. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Stearns County, MN declined from 159,788 to 157,638, a −1.35% decrease and its median household income grew from $65,244 to $68,212, a 4.55% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Stearns County, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (84%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.41%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.57%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%), and White (Hispanic) (1.63%).
None of the households in Stearns County, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.1% of the residents in Stearns County, MN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Stearns County, MN are Saint Cloud State University (2,656 degrees awarded in 2021), Rasmussen University-Minnesota (1,966 degrees), and St Cloud Technical and Community College (1,021 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Stearns County, MN was $205,500, and the homeownership rate was 68.4%.
Most people in Stearns County, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Stearns County, MN was 2 cars per household.