Sauk Centre, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 4,324 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.0%
 
Males: 2,204  (51.0%)
Females: 2,120  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56378.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,651 (it was $37,644 in 2000)
Sauk Centre:

$49,651
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,065 (it was $18,390 in 2000)

Sauk Centre city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $140,821 (it was $73,700 in 2000)
Sauk Centre:

$140,821
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $573.

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  • Races in Sauk Centre, MN (2010)

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    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sauk Centre: 99.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (48.1%), Norwegian (8.1%), Irish (5.5%), Swedish (5.3%), English (4.7%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1246 feet

Land area: 3.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,163 people per square mile   (low).

Sauk Centre,MN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Sauk Centre:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sauk Centre city:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

286 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America, 1.0% North America).

This city:

6.6%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,623 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,497 (1.0%)

Sauk Centre satellite photo by USGS

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) .

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.74 N, Longitude: 94.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,350 (+31.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 990 (48.2%)

Area code: 320

Sauk Centre household income distribution Sauk Centre home values distribution

Crime rates in Sauk Centre by Year
Type 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 201N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A01
per 100,000 49.90.025.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.023.2
Robberies 100001000102
per 100,000 24.90.00.00.00.025.30.00.00.022.90.046.3
Assaults 463513535327
per 100,000 99.8148.775.4126.925.676.0126.773.7114.968.746.2162.1
Burglaries 2212133214227121781313
per 100,000 548.6297.5326.6812.0358.4557.7177.4294.6390.8183.2300.6301.1
Thefts 118155120202132951056660849596
per 100,000 2,942.63,842.33,014.35,125.63,379.42,408.12,660.91,620.41,379.31,923.52,196.52,223.8
Auto thefts 1351165136315
per 100,000 324.2123.925.125.4153.6126.725.373.7137.968.723.1115.8
Arson 000000020003
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.049.10.00.00.069.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.6) 251.0215.6181.8311.6199.4189.8167.6126.5135.8135.0120.8185.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Sauk Centre detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Minnesota average:

1.65
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +238 (+6.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Work and jobs in Sauk Centre: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sauk Centre, Minnesota

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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 the city 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 Sauk Centre 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 the city 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 the city 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sauk Centre topographic map

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.

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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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).

Stearns County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.5%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.7% for other race residents, 85.7% for two or more races residents)
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

Sauk Centre, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Minnesota average:

10.7

Sauk Centre travel time to work - commute Sauk Centre mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

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.
Minnesota:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

8.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.2%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Stearns County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,570$54,8400$0
Other Government Administration 4$18,978$56,9348$1,948
Police Protection - Officers 6$28,809$57,6182$766
Police - Other 1$3,476$41,7120$0
Firefighters 0$0 31$3,577
Streets and Highways 3$15,646$62,5840$0
Health 0$0 19$10,641
Hospitals 173$639,837$44,38271$85,547
Sewerage 3$13,793$55,1720$0
Parks and Recreation 3$14,597$58,3887$4,672
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 6$1,848
Water Supply 2$8,790$52,7400$0
Electric Power 4$20,962$62,8860$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$308
Other and Unallocable 5$23,212$55,7095$750
Totals for Government 205$792,670$46,400150$110,057

Sauk Centre government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $372,000 ($86.03)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,361,000 ($2858.70)
    Electric Utilities: $4,218,000 ($975.49)
    Police Protection: $520,000 ($120.26)
    Regular Highways: $505,000 ($116.79)
    General - Other: $451,000 ($104.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $344,000 ($79.56)
    Financial Administration: $321,000 ($74.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $272,000 ($62.90)
    Health - Other: $207,000 ($47.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $204,000 ($47.18)
    Central Staff Services: $56,000 ($12.95)
    Air Transportation: $48,000 ($11.10)
    Libraries: $25,000 ($5.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,061,000 ($245.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $3,868,000 ($894.54)
    Electric Utilities: $865,000 ($200.05)
    General - Other: $95,000 ($21.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $90,000 ($20.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $71,000 ($16.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($13.18)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,363,000 ($1934.09)

Sauk Centre government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $12,443,000 ($2877.66)
    All Other: $525,000 ($121.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $202,000 ($46.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000 ($26.83)
    Air Transportation: $53,000 ($12.26)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($1.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $90,000 ($20.81)
    All Other: $68,000 ($15.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $618,000 ($142.92)
    General Revenue, NEC: $238,000 ($55.04)
    Interest Earnings: $60,000 ($13.88)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,744,000 ($1097.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,142,000 ($264.11)
    All Other: $162,000 ($37.47)
    Highways: $13,000 ($3.01)
  • Tax - Property: $1,939,000 ($448.43)
    NEC: $227,000 ($52.50)

Sauk Centre government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,048,000 ($8567.99)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,546,000 ($6833.02)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,301,000 ($2613.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,799,000 ($878.58)

Sauk Centre government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,081,000 ($481.27)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,480,000 ($342.28)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,635,000 ($378.12)

6.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($162 average AGI)
Stearns County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Benton County, MN  1.31% ($30,497 average AGI)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.57% ($28,972)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.46% ($29,148)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($74 average AGI)
Stearns County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Benton County, MN  1.39% ($30,206 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.79% ($31,098)
to Sherburne County, MN  0.64% ($30,580)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Sauk Centre fatal accident list:

Apr 15, 2013 03:05 PM, Cr-72 Beltline Rd, 2nd St S, Lat: 45.73808, Lon: -94.97116, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 29, 2002 04:07 AM, I-94, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Aug 20, 1999 01:09 PM, Us-71, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 1, 1984 12:40 AM, 71, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 8, 1982 02:10 PM, 71, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 1977 06:10 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 31m102ftTotal length
  • 56,042Total average daily traffic
  • 5,509Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sauk Centre)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sauk Centre, MN)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (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: 19 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
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

Sauk Centre compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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