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Sauk Centre is a city in Stearns County, in the Saint Cloud metro area.

The community was named after tribe
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Sauk Centre. For links to other places called Sauk Centre, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Sauk Centre is 45.737N. The longitude is -94.952W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,250 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,001.


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Median household income
Local
$37,644
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sauk Centre demographic reports
Sauk Centre is on the Sauk River
Former and merged names include:
· Sauk Center
Well-known residents have included:
· Sinclair Lewis, writer
Local festivals include:
  • Stearns County Fair - July 25-29, 2007
  • Sinclair Lewis Days - July 15-21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sauk Centre web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Sinclair Lewis Interpretive Center
Quotes:
My father has never forgiven me for 'Main Street.' ?'Main Street' condemned me in his eyes as a traitor to my heritage - whereas the truth is, I shall never shed the little, indelible 'Sauk-centricities' that enabled me to write it.
-- Sinclair Lewis

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sauk Centre demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Stearns County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, St. Cloud area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56378 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

52% of Sauk Centre residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sauk Centre ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sauk Centre was $18,390, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Sauk Centre residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Sauk Centre, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.


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Libraries in Sauk Centre include Sauk Centre: Bryant Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Sauk Centre include Sauk Centre Herald

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Stearns County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sauk Centre political report.

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The average commute time for Sauk Centre workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Sauk Centre include Americinn of Sauk Centre, Gopher Prairie Motel, Super 8.

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“ My father has never forgiven me for 'Main Street.' ?'Main Street' condemned me in his eyes as a traitor to my heritage - whereas the truth is, I shall never shed the little, indelible 'Sauk-centricities' that enabled me to write it. ”
Sinclair Lewis

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