Stearns County , Minnesota

Stearns County: County in Minnesota, United States

Stearns County locator map
Location of Stearns County on Minnesota map.

About

Stearns County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 150,642 and a population density of 42 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 162,038 inhabitants. Its county seat is St. Cloud. The county was created 166 years ago in 1855.

Stearns County Courthouse image
Stearns County Courthouse
Stearns County Courthouse image

Geography

Stearns County is located at 45°33'8"N 94°36'47"W (45.5521500, -94.6130200). It has 4 neighbors: Benton County, Kandiyohi County, Meeker County and Todd County.

Stearns County map

The largest city of Stearns County is Sartell with a population of 16,577. Other cities include, Waite Park population 7,796, Saint Joseph population 7,763, Cold Spring population 4,350 and Saint Augusta population 3,900. See all Stearns County cities & populated places.

Stearns County Quick Facts

Population : 162,038 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
Twitter username : stearnscountymn
Area : 3600 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.4%
Land as percent of area : 96.6%
Named for : Charles Thomas Stearns
Altitude : 1,211 feet / 369 meters
Capital : St. Cloud
Establishment : February 02, 1855
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:37:19 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 45 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.03% (2010-2020)

Stearns County has 4 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Stearns County increased by 7.03% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 150,642 - census
2011 151,359 0.47% estimation process
2012 151,891 0.35% estimation process
2013 152,577 0.45% estimation process
2014 153,972 0.91% estimation process
2015 156,003 1.3% estimation process
2016 157,225 0.78% estimation process
2017 158,301 0.68% estimation process
2018 159,656 0.85% estimation process
2019 161,075 0.88% estimation process
2020 162,038 0.59% estimation process

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People born in Stearns County (4)

People born in Stearns County, including television director, television producer and screenwriter Alvin Ganzer, Joe Bertram, Joe Bertram, Sr., you can see a list of people who born in Stearns County.

  • Doug Stang (American politician) he was born in 04/05/1974

Other places with the same name (1)

Stearns County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Stearns County.

City Name Population Title
Saint Cloud 68,510 City in Minnesota
Sartell 16,577 City in Minnesota, United States
Waite Park 7,796 City in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Saint Joseph 7,763 City in Minnesota, United States
Cold Spring 4,350 City in Minnesota, United States
Saint Augusta 3,900 City in Minnesota, United States
Collegeville 3,478 Urban township in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Rockville 2,599 City in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Avon 2,508 City in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States of America
Saint Wendel 2,354 Human settlement in United States of America
Paynesville 1,527 City in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Sauk Centre 1,172 City in Stearns County, Minnesota, USA
Farming 1,083 Human settlement in United States of America
Albany 1,052 City in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Saint Stephen 867 City in Minnesota, United States
Melrose 825 City in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States

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County Name Population Title
Hennepin County 1,268,408 County in Minnesota, United States
Ramsey County 547,903 County in Minnesota, United States
Minneapolis 433,111 Largest city in Minnesota, U.
Dakota County 431,807 County in Minnesota, United States
Anoka County 359,921 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Paul 306,717 Capital of the state of Minnesota, United States; county seat of Ramsey County, Minnesota
Washington County 265,476 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Louis County 198,538 County in Minnesota, United States
Olmsted County 159,298 County in Minnesota, United States
Scott County 150,689 County in Minnesota, United States
Wright County 140,249 County in Minnesota, United States
Carver County 106,565 County in Minnesota, United States
Sherburne County 98,811 County in Minnesota, United States
Bloomington 84,583 County seat of Monroe County, Indiana, United States
Plymouth 79,635 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Brooklyn Park 79,574 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota