Sauk Rapids, Minnesota Population 2021

14,706
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Sauk Rapids is a city located in Benton County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 14,706, it is the 73rd largest city in Minnesota and the 2345th largest city in the United States . Sauk Rapids is currently growing at a rate of 1.94% annually and its population has increased by 15.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,773 in 2010. Sauk Rapids reached it's highest population of 14,706 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Sauk Rapids has a population density of 2,341 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sauk Rapids is $68,894 with a poverty rate of 12.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $746 per month, and the median house value is $170,000. The median age in Sauk Rapids is 33.5 years, 32.9 years for males, and 34.1 years for females.

Sauk Rapids Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sauk Rapids was:

  • White: 93.24%
  • Two or more races: 2.87%
  • Asian: 1.93%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Black or African American: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sauk Rapids, Minnesota is 14,706 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,866.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,773.

Sauk Rapids, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,77693.24%
Two or More Races3932.87%
Asian2641.93%
Some Other Race1701.24%
Black or African American660.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.25%
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Sauk Rapids Population by Race

Sauk Rapids Population Pyramid $2021

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Sauk Rapids Median Age

33.5


Total

32.9


Male

34.1


Female

Sauk Rapids Adults

There are 10,160 adults, (1,812 of whom are seniors) in Sauk Rapids.

Sauk Rapids Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sauk Rapids Sex Ratio

Female

6,930

50.57%

Male

6,773

49.43%

Sauk Rapids Population by Age

Sauk Rapids Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sauk Rapids Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All64.1%35.9%
Male61%39%
Female53%47%
Non Family41.1%58.9%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sauk Rapids Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7032.3364.1
Married2,4723.0487.5
Non Family2,2211.3441.1
Male5332.4261
Female4773.1353

2.92

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Sauk Rapids Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1271.40%
9th to 12th Grade3593.96%
High School Graduate2,30725.43%
Some College2,33225.71%
Associates Degree1,46516.15%
Bachelors Degree1,84820.37%
Graduate Degree6336.98%
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Sauk Rapids Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sauk Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,5798,1082,167
Hispanic278278166
Other Race170170154
Asian11310164
2+ Races595949
Black484847
Native American63

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 97.92%.

Sauk Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,868$46,500$33,750
Less Than 9th Grade$16,354$21,181$8,939
High School Graduate$32,474$38,108$22,000
Some College$37,270$46,934$32,205
Bachelors Degree$41,958$53,809$36,458
Graduate Degree$76,535$85,625$71,067

$39,868

Average Earnings

$46,500

Average Male

$33,750

Average Female

Sauk Rapids Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sauk Rapids Language by Age

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Sauk Rapids Language

95.57% of Sauk Rapids residents speak only English, while 4.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Sauk Rapids Language

Sauk Rapids Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,2951,41711.53%
Multiple39318146.06%
Hispanic4035814.39%
Asian2645520.83%
Native343191.18%
Other170169.41%

12.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.51%

Male Poverty Rate

17.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sauk Rapids

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sauk Rapids is Native, with 91.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sauk Rapids is Other, with 9.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.59%.

Sauk Rapids Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.50%
High School14.26%
Some College8.60%
Bachelors or Greater3.91%

Sauk Rapids Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed12.08%
Male Employed3.22%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sauk Rapids Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sauk Rapids Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,106$68,894
Families$66,818$83,109
Married Families$81,173-
Non Families$37,392$45,233
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Income by Household Type

Sauk Rapids Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sauk Rapids Married by Age and Sex

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Sauk Rapids Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sauk Rapids Marital Status by Race

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Sauk Rapids Marital Status

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797

Number of Veterans

721

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam258
Second Gulf War246
Korea79
First Gulf War64
World War II18

Sauk Rapids Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74245
75+194
18 to 34188
35 to 54104
55 to 6466

Sauk Rapids Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7978.30%
Hispanic3310.82%

Sauk Rapids Veterans by Race

Sauk Rapids Veterans by Education

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6.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sauk Rapids Veterans by Education

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72%

Labor Force Participation

69.3%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sauk Rapids Employment by Age

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Sauk Rapids Employment by Race

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Sauk Rapids Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.06%

Born in Sauk Rapids

96.27%

Native Born

3.73%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

2.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.27% of Sauk Rapids residents were born in the United States, with 81.06% having been born in Minnesota. 1.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sauk Rapids Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,7062801.94%
202014,4262801.98%
201914,1462802.02%
201813,866830.60%
201713,7832982.21%
201613,4851931.45%
201513,292980.74%
201413,194420.32%
201313,1522632.04%
201212,889-18-0.14%
201112,907730.57%
201012,8342,6212.31%
200010,2132,3882.70%
19907,8252,0323.05%
19805,7937421.38%
19705,0511,0132.26%
19604,0386281.70%
19503,4104291.35%
19402,9813251.16%
19302,6560.00%

Sauk Rapids Population by Year