Stillwater, Minnesota

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Stillwater, Minnesota

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High Points

Stillwater strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 9% Stillwater College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 10% Stillwater Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 10% Stillwater Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 12% Stillwater Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 16% Stillwater People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Stillwater, Minnesota

Comparing Stillwater to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Age of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 6 5
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Senior Citizens 4 3
Racial Diversity 1 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 7
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Short Commute Times 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
Affordability of Rents 5 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
People Living Alone 4 3

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Stillwater Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 15 miles NE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Washington
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55082
P.O. Box Zip Codes 55083
Phone Area Codes 651
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.056
Longitude -92.805

Stillwater Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 22 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
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Stillwater Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 15,143 100%
Male 7,293 48.2%
Female 7,850 51.8%
Under 18 4,189 27.7%
18+ 10,954 72.3%
65+ 1,793 11.8%
Median Age 37.7
Average Family Size 3.07
White 14,767 97.5%
African-American 48 0.3%
Asian 86 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 43 0.3%
Other 55 0.4%
Mixed Race 141 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 148 1%

Estimated Stillwater Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 17,378
Growth 2,235
Growth % 14.8%

Stillwater Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 29.3%
Irish 12.8%
Norwegian 11%
Swedish 10.3%
English 4.6%
Italian 4.6%
French (except Basque) 3.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
Polish 3.3%
US/American 2.7%
Danish 2.1%
Scottish 1.8%
French Canadian 1.7%
Finnish 1.2%
Scandinavian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Swiss 0.8%
Dutch 0.7%
Czech 0.6%
European 0.6%
British 0.6%
Welsh 0.4%
Croatian 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Stillwater, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

West Lakeland (55082)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Stillwater 15,143 $72,188
Bayport 3,162 $62,917
Grant 4,026 $104,601
Lake Elmo 6,863 $84,562
Lakeland 1,917 $79,772
Mahtomedi 7,563 $81,923
Oak Park Heights 3,957 $69,485

Stillwater Public Libraries

Stillwater Public Library
Stillwater, Minnesota
(651) 439-1675

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Stillwater Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(651) 430-8510
Emergency Service: Yes

Starbucks in Stillwater

(As of 2005)
5801 Neal Ave N
324 South Main Street
Target Stillwater T-931
2021 Market Dr
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Stillwater High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Serves 2,201 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20

A Charter School.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 128 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.1

A Non-traditional School
Serves 112 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 15 students.

A Non-traditional School
Serves 7 students.

Stillwater Colleges

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