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Sauk Rapids is a city in Benton County, in the Saint Cloud metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Sauk Rapids. For links to other places called Sauk Rapids, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Sauk Rapids is 45.591N. The longitude is -94.165W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,033 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,620.


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Median household income
Local
$45,857
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sauk Rapids demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 10. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Benton County Fair - July 31-Aug. 5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sauk Rapids web sites and events links in the sections below.
Scenic roads: Great River Road

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sauk Rapids demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Benton 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 56377 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

44% of Sauk Rapids residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sauk Rapids ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sauk Rapids was $19,510, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Sauk Rapids residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Sauk Rapids, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $441.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $988.


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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Sauk Rapids workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sauk Rapids between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Sauk Rapids include Super 8.

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