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.

Population
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Population

Population2000201020222027
Sauk Rapids10,98813,16514,14614,399

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-10

Population by Age

Population201020222027
0-41,0279941,021
5-9942979987
10-14841981971
15-19863853881
20-24967812891
25-291,1781,035969
30-341,0101,1941,015
35-398561,1821,241
40-449199881,138
45-49978786896
50-54848834726
55-59692860765
60-64535755760
65-69366615680
70-74297455524
75-79273303391
80-84228212249
85+345310295
18+9,80310,66210,876
Median Age343637

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-10

Population by Race

Sauk Rapids2022
Total14,146.000
White Alone87.690
Black Alone2.570
American Indian Alone0.680
Asian Alone1.770
Pacific Islander Alone0.040
Some Other Race1.490
Two or More Races5.770
Hispanic Origin3.460
Diversity Index27.800

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-10

Growth Rate

Sauk Rapids2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families0%0%
Median Household Income%4%
Per Capita Income%3%

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-10

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020222027
Households4,2035,1265,7365,862
Housing Units4,3005,3835,9896,142
Owner Occupied Units3,7873,949
Renter Occupied Units1,9491,913
Vacant Units253280

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-10

Home Value

Sauk Rapids20222027
Median Home Value$210,135$263,299
Average Home Value$217,283$291,654
<$50,0009064
$50,000 - $99,99916352
$100,000 - $149,99950046
$150,000 - $199,999892365
$200,000 - $249,9991,2261,189
$250,000 - $299,999519970
$300,000 - $399,999276855
$400,000 - $499,99943149
$500,000 - $749,99970236
$1,000,000 +01

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-10

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later146
2000-20091,273
1990-19991,065
1980-1989938
1970-1979928
1960-1969341
1950-1959270
1940-194942
1939 or Before442

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-10

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Income
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Income

Sauk Rapids20222027
Median Household$60,669$72,870
Average Household$81,015$94,059
Per Capita$33,044$38,527

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-10

Household Income Base

Sauk Rapids2022
<$15,000498
$15,000 - $24,999411
$25,000 - $34,999490
$35,000 - $49,999986
$50,000 - $74,999932
$75,000 - $99,999941
$100,000 - $149,999845
$150,000 - $199,999447
$200,000+185

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-10

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+7,434
In-County Residents2,445
Out-of-County Residents4,989
Drive Alone6,341
Carpooled544
Public Transport116
Work at Home315
Less than 5 minutes203
5-9 minutes1,280
10-14 minutes1,832
15-19 minutes1,328
20-24 minutes1,037
25-29 minutes189
30-34 minutes450
35-39 minutes98
40-44 minutes183
45-59 minutes131
60-89 minutes188
90+ minutes200
Average Travel Time20

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-10

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-10

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees4,898
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt9
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction445
Manufacturing761
Wholesale Trade268
  
Retail Trade650
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers33
Furn & Home Furnish Str7
Electronics & Appl Store8
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip90
Food & Beverage Stores155
Health/Pers Care Stores75
Gasoline Stations20
Clothing/Accessory Store3
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music157
General Merchandise Str32
Misc Store Retailers60
Nonstore Retailers10
  
Transportation/Warehouse141
Information101
  
Finance & Insurance293
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn84
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv125
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other84
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing78
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv254
Legal Services21
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt39
Educational Services593
HealthCare/Social Assist614
Arts/Entertainment/Rec100
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs204
Accommodation0
Food Srv/Drinking Places204
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin215
Auto Repair/Maintenance28
Public Administration Emp128

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-10

Educational Attainment (25+)

Sauk Rapids2022
Some High School326
Graduated High School2,176
Associates Degree1,684
Bachelor's Degree2,050
Graduate Degree731

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-10

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses404
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus3
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus39
Manufacturing Bus18
Wholesale Trade Bus20
  
Retail Trade Bus67
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus9
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus2
Electronics & Appl Store Bus2
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus5
Food & Beverage Stores Bus12
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus9
Gasoline Stations Bus2
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus2
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus4
General Merchandise Str Bus5
Misc Store Retailers Bus6
Nonstore Retailers Bus9
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus6
Information Bus14
  
Finance & Insurance Bus28
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus7
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus11
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus10
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus19
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus35
Legal Services Bus5
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus9
Educational Services Bus10
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus42
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus7
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus12
Accommodation Bus0
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus12
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus38
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus8
Public Administration Bus15

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-10

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