City Population: 65,842 (2010 Census)
Population Growth Rate: 11.4%% (2000-2010)
Major Transportation Routes: Interstate 94, US Hwy 10, MN Hwy 15, MN Hwy 23, Northwest Airlink
Top Employers: CentraCare Health Systems/St. Cloud Hospital, State of MN, Veterans Administration, Electrolux Home Products, School District #742, New Flyer USA, Inc., Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, ING Direct, Bluestem Fulfillment, City of St. Cloud, Stearns County, Coborn’s, Spee Dee Delivery Services, Grede Foundries, Woodcraft Industries, Antioch Company/Creative Memories
Property Tax Rate (East St. Cloud): 110.380% Total ( Taxes Payable 2011)
Municipal Tax Rate: 41.305%
County Tax Rate: 46.310%
School Tax Rate: 18.586%
Special Tax Rate (Transit, HRA, Northstar Rail Authority): 4.179%
Chamber of Commerce:
St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce 320-251-2940
City Hall 320-255-7201
St. Cloud Area School District ISD 742 encompasses a total of eight elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. For more information call 320-253-9333 or visit isd742.org. The City is also home to one university (St. Cloud State University) one technical/community college (St. Cloud Technical & Community College) and four independent colleges (College of St. Scholastica, Rasmussen College, Minnesota School of Business, and College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University.
First Class Post Office and Express Service available.
American Heritage National Bank, American National Bank of Minnesota , Bank Vista, Bremer Bank, Liberty Savings Bank, MinnWest Bank, Northern Star Bank, St. Cloud Federal Credit Union, Stearns Bank, U S Bank, Wells Fargo Bank
St. Cloud Times (daily)
WJON-AM - KSJR-FM - KCLD-FM
Utilities and Services:
St. Cloud Utilities 320-255- 7225
Xcel Energy 800-895-4999
Connexus Energy 763-232-2600
Stearns Electric Association 800-962-0655
East Central Energy 800-254-7944
Xcel Energy 800-895-4999
Telecommunications: (Telephone, Cable, Internet)
CenturyLink Communications – 1-800-603-6000
Charter Communications – 1-888-438-2427
St. Cloud Regional Airport Information
The Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation is a private-sector, member-based organization of regional businesses and community leaders within Benton, Sherburne and Stearns counties in central Minnesota. With community-wide commitment, the GSDC is working to harness the vast resources of this growing economic region. The GSDC is charged with spearheading the economic development efforts of the greater St. Cloud region by identifying and unifying opportunities to engage community leaders, foster business growth, expand and nurture the area's talent base.
The St. Cloud region represents an ideal opportunity for business growth and expansion, as well as professional development and advancement for talent. The area offers multiple universities and vocational schools, a diverse business base and many cultural events.