City of Sauk Rapids

Sauk Rapids, Benton County, MN

Sauk Rapids in Benton County, MN is a thriving central Minnesota City along the upper Mississippi River — located an hour north of the Twin Cities and just three miles from St. Cloud. Compared to the rest of the country, Sauk Rapids's cost of living is 11.3% lower than the U.S. average. Families and retirees can find the perfect home for less when compared to nearby major metros, while enjoying room to spread out and the great outdoors. Our median home value is just $179,397 — well below the national average. Many of Sauk Rapids’ residents are college educated and work in manufacturing, education, and healthcare. Learn more about Sauk Rapids below.

Sauk Rapids

Population

Total Population

14,146

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

36

Diversity Index

27.800

Housing & Income

Households

5,736

Total Housing Units

5,989


Owner Occupied

3,787

Renter Occupied

1,949

Vacant

253

Median Home Value

$210,135


Average Home Value

$217,283

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

3.12%

Income Projection

Median Household

$60,669 $72,870


Average Household

$81,015 $94,059


Per Capita

$33,044 $38,527

Workforce

Total Businesses

404

Total Employed

4,898

Workers 16+

7,434

2022 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

18

Employed

761

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

67

Employed

650

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

42

Employed

614

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

10

Employed

593

2022 Construction Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

39

Employed

445

2022 Finance/Insurance Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

28

Employed

293

Some
High School

326

Graduated
High School

2,176

Associates
Degree

1,684

Bachelor's
Degree

2,050

Graduate
Degree

731

Average Commute Time

20 min.



Resident Commuters

2,445

Non-Resident Commuters

4,989

Drive Alone

6,341

Carpooled

544

Public

116

Work At Home

315