Sauk Centre, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 4,379 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.4%
 
Males: 2,207  (50.4%)
Females: 2,172  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

36.2 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56378.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,139 (it was $37,644 in 2000)
Sauk Centre:

$56,139
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,481 (it was $18,390 in 2000)

Sauk Centre city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $128,704 (it was $73,700 in 2000)
Sauk Centre:

$128,704
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $220,085; detached houses: $225,795; townhouses or other attached units: $173,289; in 2-unit structures: $638,378; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $79,354; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $338,097; mobile homes: $64,974; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $201,554

Median gross rent in 2017: $579.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sauk Centre: 97.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.0%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.8% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Sauk Centre, MN (2010)
    • 4,05393.9%White alone
    • 1894.4%Hispanic
    • 360.8%Black alone
    • 190.4%Two or more races
    • 120.3%Asian alone
    • 40.09%American Indian alone
    • 40.09%Other race alone

Races in Sauk Centre detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Sauk Centre by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(25.1)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
1
(23.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(68.6)
4
(91.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(75.4)
5
(126.9)
1
(25.6)
3
(76.0)
5
(126.7)
3
(73.7)
5
(114.9)
3
(68.7)
2
(46.2)
7
(162.1)
3
(69.3)
4
(91.6)
4
(91.4)
4
(91.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(326.6)
32
(812.0)
14
(358.4)
22
(557.7)
7
(177.4)
12
(294.6)
17
(390.8)
8
(183.2)
13
(300.6)
13
(301.1)
11
(254.2)
12
(274.8)
14
(319.9)
8
(182.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
120
(3,014)
202
(5,126)
132
(3,379)
95
(2,408)
105
(2,661)
66
(1,620)
60
(1,379)
84
(1,924)
95
(2,197)
96
(2,224)
68
(1,571)
66
(1,511)
52
(1,188)
51
(1,162)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(25.1)
1
(25.4)
6
(153.6)
5
(126.7)
1
(25.3)
3
(73.7)
6
(137.9)
3
(68.7)
1
(23.1)
5
(115.8)
2
(46.2)
4
(91.6)
4
(91.4)
2
(45.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(69.5)
2
(46.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)180.6309.6198.2188.6166.5125.7134.9134.2120.0184.298.2105.3164.1154.0

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City-data.com crime index in Sauk Centre, MN

Crime rate in Sauk Centre detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: German (59.4%), Norwegian (7.5%), American (3.3%), Polish (2.9%), French Canadian (2.8%), Swedish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1246 feet

Land area: 3.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,178 people per square mile   (low).

Sauk Centre, Minnesota map

213 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America).

This city:

4.8%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,581 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,330 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (39.8 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (97.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (452.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

West Union, MN (2.8 miles),
Melrose, MN (2.8 miles ),
Meire Grove, MN (2.9 miles),
Westport, MN (3.2 miles),
Greenwald, MN (3.2 miles ),
Grey Eagle, MN (3.4 miles ),
St. Rosa, MN (3.4 miles),
Elrosa, MN (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 45.74 N, Longitude: 94.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,610 (+36.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,100 (56.2%)

Area code: 320

Distribution of median household income in Sauk Centre, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sauk Centre, MN in 2017
Sauk Centre satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2001: 58 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $180,700
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $243,500
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $281,800
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $208,100
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $212,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Sauk Centre, MN residents
Average permit cost in Sauk Centre, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Sauk Centre, MN
Historical housing units in Sauk Centre, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +238 (+6.4%).
Most common industries in Sauk Centre, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Food (4.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Food (5.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Social assistance (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Sauk Centre, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Child care workers (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Sauk Centre, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sauk Centre-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Sauk Centre city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1964, a category F3 tornado 20.2 miles away from the city center injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sauk Centre-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.7 miles away from Sauk Centre center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 242.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Sauk Centre center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from Sauk Centre center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 283.3 miles away from Sauk Centre center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stearns County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sauk Centre topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sauk Centre:

  • CENTRACARE HEALTH SYSTEM - SAUK CENTRE (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 425 NORTH ELM STREET)
  • ST MICHAELS HOSPITAL AND NH (425 N ELM STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sauk Centre:

  • CENTRACARE HEALTH SYSTEM - MELROSE PINE VILLA C C (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MELROSE, MN)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; OSAKIS, MN)

Airports located in Sauk Centre:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sauk Centre:

  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 23 miles; Alexandria, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,324)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 34 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 39 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 40 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 41 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Ridgewater College (about 42 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 56 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)

Public high school in Sauk Centre:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sauk Centre:

Private elementary/middle school in Sauk Centre:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sauk Centre: Stearns County Fairgrounds (A), Sauk Centre Golf Club (B), Sauk Centre City Hall (C), Sauk Centre Police Department (D), Sauk Centre Fire Department (E), Boyhood Home of Sinclair Lewis (F), Bryant Public Library (G), Sinclair Lewis Interpretive Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sauk Centre include: Saint Anthony's Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (B), Faith Baptist Church (C), Assembly of God Church (D), Church of the Good Samaritan (E), First United Church (F), Our Lady of Angels Church (G), United Methodist Church (H), First Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Hoboken Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sauk Centre include: Sinclair Lewis Historical Marker (1), Jaycees Park (2), Conservation Park (3), Browns Park (4), Main Street Historical Marker (5), Sinclair Lewis Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Sauk Centre Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 44538 Saukview Drive), 3 'z Company Amusement Productis (Amusement & Theme Parks; 420 Oak Street South).

Hotels: Palmer House Hotel Restaurant & Pub (500 Sinclair Lewis Avenue), Best Value Gopher Prairie Motel (Bv) (1222 Getty St S), Americinn Sauk Center (1230 Timberlane Drive), Hillcrest Motel (965 Main St S).

Birthplace of: Murder of Dennis Jurgens - Children, Sinclair Lewis - (1885-1951), Arrowsmith, Elmer Gantry, Main Street, Paul Zehrer - Film and tv director, Terrence "Lee" Zehrer - Businessman.

Stearns County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sauk Centre and their reported violations in the past:

BIG SAUK LAKE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between DEC-13-2007 and MAY-11-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2008), St Compliance Meeting conducted (FEB-05-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2009)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.4%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
35 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
55 people in nursing homes in 2000
29 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Sauk Centre (2011 data):

  • Minnesota National Bank: at Main And Sinclair Lewis, branch established on 1902/09/11; Coborns Branch at 214 12th Street, branch established on 1998/10/20. Info updated 2008/04/01: Bank assets: $196.9 mil, Deposits: $167.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Minnesota National Bank Retirement Savings And Employee Stock Ownership Plan & Trust
  • First State Bank of Sauk Centre: First State Bank Of Sauk Centre at 423 Main Street, branch established on 1880/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $103.3 mil, Deposits: $88.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Dubois Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sauk Centre:

Marital status in Sauk Centre, MN
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Sauk Centre:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sauk Centre
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sauk Centre, MN (based on Stearns County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic62,56548
Mainline Protestant17,43828
Evangelical Protestant12,07147
Other9697
Orthodox211
None57,578-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
Stearns County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Stearns County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Stearns County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Stearns County:

8.22 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.2%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.2%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.2%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sauk Centre:

41.0%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Sauk Centre:

28.5
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sauk Centre:

20.4%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sauk Centre:

12.1%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sauk Centre:

34.4%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

51.2%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Sauk Centre:

74.3%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sauk Centre, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$32,457$64,9143$3,091
Other and Unallocable 5$24,457$58,6970$0
Streets and Highways 4$18,547$55,6410$0
Electric Power 4$25,188$75,5640$0
Other Government Administration 4$22,482$67,4469$1,833
Parks and Recreation 3$13,631$54,5245$947
Water Supply 2$9,298$55,7880$0
Sewerage 2$11,058$66,3480$0
Police - Other 1$3,917$47,0040$0
Financial Administration 1$4,575$54,9000$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$337
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 20$11,206
Firefighters 0$0 30$3,352
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 6$1,873
Totals for Government 32$165,610$62,10474$22,639

Sauk Centre government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,370,000 ($312.86)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,369,000 ($1226.08)
    Sewerage: $1,015,000 ($231.79)
    Health - Other: $812,000 ($185.43)
    Police Protection: $799,000 ($182.46)
    Water Utilities: $594,000 ($135.65)
    Regular Highways: $564,000 ($128.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $506,000 ($115.55)
    General - Other: $423,000 ($96.60)
    Financial Administration: $378,000 ($86.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $284,000 ($64.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $270,000 ($61.66)
    Central Staff Services: $119,000 ($27.18)
    Air Transportation: $111,000 ($25.35)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($6.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $932,000 ($212.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $514,000 ($117.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $304,000 ($69.42)
    Regular Highways: $197,000 ($44.99)
    Water Utilities: $195,000 ($44.53)
    Health - Other: $168,000 ($38.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $79,000 ($18.04)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($6.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($2.97)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($0.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($3.43)

Sauk Centre government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,945,000 ($444.17)
    Sewerage: $1,247,000 ($284.77)
    Regular Highways: $240,000 ($54.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000 ($43.39)
    Air Transportation: $75,000 ($17.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $100,000 ($22.84)
    Other: $87,000 ($19.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $423,000 ($96.60)
    General Revenue - Other: $420,000 ($95.91)
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000 ($10.50)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,247,000 ($1198.22)
    Water Utilities: $911,000 ($208.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,119,000 ($255.54)
    Other: $233,000 ($53.21)
  • Tax - Property: $1,622,000 ($370.40)
    Public Utilities Sales: $102,000 ($23.29)
    Other License: $21,000 ($4.80)

Sauk Centre government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,053,000 ($4122.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,621,000 ($3567.25)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,470,000 ($2847.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,039,000 ($2292.53)

6.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,236 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Benton County, MN  1.39% ($38,687 average AGI)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.66% ($35,307)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.41% ($62,250)


7.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Benton County, MN  1.46% ($40,572 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.85% ($43,221)
to Sherburne County, MN  0.70% ($51,642)
Businesses in Sauk Centre, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AmericInn1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sauk Centre:

  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KASM (1150 AM; 2 kW; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KEYL (1400 AM; 1 kW; LONG PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: PRAIRIE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sauk Centre:

  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBHL (103.9 FM; OSAKIS, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDDG (105.5 FM; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KLFN (106.5 FM; SUNBURG, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXRA-FM (92.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEX, INC.)
  • KKJM (92.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: GABRIEL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, ST. CLOUD)
  • KXRZ (99.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • KXDL (99.7 FM; BROWERVILLE, MN; Owner: PRAIRIE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMGK (107.1 FM; GLENWOOD, MN; Owner: BRANSTOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sauk Centre:

  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
Sauk Centre fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Sauk Centre fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 220ft / 67.2mTotal length
  • $45,000,000Total costs
  • 157,157Total average daily traffic
  • 20,990Total average daily truck traffic
  • 93,385Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sauk Centre, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sauk Centre, MN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sauk Centre)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Sauk Centre, MN)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sauk Centre)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sauk Centre)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$82,3801$103,0403$179,2771$42,7501$105,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$114,4100$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$152,1900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$109,030
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sauk Centre, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sauk Centre, MN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of reported fires - 30 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Sauk Centre, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (40.2%), and Outside Fires (31.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sauk Centre, MN
    • 10540.2%Structure Fires
    • 8331.8%Outside Fires
    • 6424.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 93.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sauk Centre, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sauk Centre, Minnesota:

  • Americas Best Value-Gopher Prairie Motel, 1222 Getty St, Sauk Centre, Minnesota 56378 , Phone: (320) 352-2275, Fax: (320) 352-5120
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 322 12th Street S, Sauk centre, Minnesota 56378 , Phone: (320) 351-7256, Fax: (320) 351-4499
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sauk Centre, Minnesota
Most common first names in Sauk Centre, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6879.4 years
Mary4883.4 years
William3878.7 years
Henry3679.2 years
Joseph3179.0 years
George2980.1 years
Anna2988.8 years
Robert2173.4 years
Rose2186.8 years
Edward2079.5 years
Most common last names in Sauk Centre, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2979.2 years
Miller1884.2 years
Meyer1779.5 years
Marthaler1782.9 years
Wiener1577.5 years
Schmiesing1581.6 years
Beste1479.5 years
Anderson1477.8 years
Botz1384.8 years
Nelson1075.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sauk Centre, MN
  • 86.7%Utility gas
  • 11.1%Electricity
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sauk Centre, MN
  • 58.0%Electricity
  • 32.6%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%No fuel used


Sauk Centre compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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