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Saint Peter

Saint Peter

Saint Peter is nestled in the beautiful Minnesota River Valley, 65 miles southwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 12 miles north of Mankato on four-lane US Hwy. 169. Saint Peter is the county seat for Nicollet County and is the home of Gustavus Adolphus College, which hosts 2,300 students. The city of Saint Peter is proud to be part of the Greater Mankato regional marketplace. saintpeteradvantage.com



South Central
Distance from Minneapolis:
Distance from nearest MSA*:
0 Miles from Mankato-North Mankato MSA
US Congressional District:
MN Legislative District(s):
23A, 1


Community Information


11,439 (U.S. Census Bureau, QuickFacts)

Labor Force Size:

8,329 (15-64 year olds, 2012 5-year ACS)

Job Growth (2010 -2013):

4.19% (QCEW, MN DEED)

Bachelors Degree (25+):

34.1% (2012 5-year ACS)

Average Household Income:

$57,634 (2012 5-year ACS)

Travel Time:

12 minutes (2012 5-year ACS)

Distance to Domestic/ Charter Air:
16 miles  - Mankato Airport
Distance to International Air:

65 - Minneapolis - St. Paul Airport

Distance to Rail:

Adjacent to Community


Map of Saint Peter, Minnesota

The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership