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Census: St. Cloud Household Income, Food Stamp Use Rise

U.S. Census Bureau

ST. CLOUD – The U.S. Census Bureau has released their latest statistics from the 2011 American Community Survey.

The median household income in St. Cloud was $41,400 last year – that’s up from $40,000 the year before.

The number of families in St. Cloud living below the poverty line was 13.9% in 2011 – up from 12% the year before.

The survey says 16.7% of St. Cloud household use food stamps in 2011 – much higher than the 10.7% in 2010.

The survey also indicates 12.4% of St. Cloud residents have no health insurance.

The number of St. Cloud households with unmarried partners rose to 5.7% in 2011 – from 3.5% in 2010.

And the percentage of St. Cloud residents born in another country is up to 7.6% – up from 4.8% in 2010.

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