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Saint Peter is a city in Nicollet County, in the Mankato-North Mankato metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the St. Pierre River, an early name for the Minnesota River

The latitude of Saint Peter is 44.323N. The longitude is -93.957W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 768 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,162.


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Median household income
Local
$40,344
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Saint Peter demographic reports
Saint Peter is on the Minnesota River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 15. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Nicollet County Fair - Aug. 8-12, 2007
  • Rock Bend Folk Festival - Sept. 8-9, 2007
  • Winterfest - Feb. 9-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Saint Peter web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Nicollet County Historical Museum, Soderlund Pharmacy Museum
Colleges and universities: Gustavus Adolphus College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

33% of Saint Peter residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Saint Peter ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Saint Peter was $16,634, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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28% of Saint Peter residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Saint Peter, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $398.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $886.


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Libraries in Saint Peter include Saint Peter Public Library ... View libraries

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National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KNGA., KGAC.

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Nicollet County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Saint Peter political report.

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The average commute time for Saint Peter workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Saint Peter include Americinn Motel & Suites.

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