Sacred Heart, Minnesota

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High Points

Sacred Heart strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Sacred Heart Walking and Biking to Work
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Sacred Heart Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Sacred Heart, Minnesota

Comparing Sacred Heart to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 8
Age of the Population 9 8
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
People Above Poverty 6 3
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Short Commute Times 9 7
Working at Home 6 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Rents 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Sacred Heart Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 78 miles SW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Renville
Standard Zip Codes 56285
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.786
Longitude -95.351

Sacred Heart Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station OLIVIA 3 SE
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 28.2 inches
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Sacred Heart Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 549 100%
Male 256 46.6%
Female 293 53.4%
Under 18 135 24.6%
18+ 414 75.4%
65+ 121 22%
Median Age 41.6
Average Family Size 2.94
White 535 97.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 8 1.5%
Mixed Race 5 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 39 7.1%

Estimated Sacred Heart Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 526
Growth -23
Growth % -4.2%

Sacred Heart Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Norwegian 49%
German 30.1%
Swedish 6.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
English 2.7%
Irish 1.7%
Dutch 1.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
European 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
US/American 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sacred Heart 549 $40,313
Belview 412 $42,857
Clara City 1,393 $45,189
Echo 278 $35,500
Granite Falls 3,070 $45,536
Maynard 388 $39,583
Renville 1,323 $47,315
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