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Iona Township


Welcome to Staples

The town of Staples is a thriving regional center of business, arts and culture, and education. Home to Central Lakes College, the town has a strong educational foundation, as well as a business community that includes retail and manufacturing establishments, including Lakewood Health System, 3M’s Fabrication Services Plant, Stern Manufacturing and the new Timberlake Hotel - Convention Center.

City Website


Mayor: Chris Etzler
122 6th St NE
Staples, MN 56479
218-296-1419
cetzler@ci.staples.mn.us

Clerk: Diane Archer
122 6th St NE
Staples, MN 56479
218-894-2550
darcher@ci.staples.mn.us

Administrator: Jerel Nelsen
122 6th St NE
Staples, MN 56479
218-894-2550
jnelsen@ci.staples.mn.us


*City Council Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Staples Government Center, Staples, MN 56479
* Construction and Utilities Permits for within the City of Staples can be picked up at the Staples Government center.
* Elections are held at the Staples Community Center, 425 4th St NE, Staples, MN 56479
 

Documents/Forms:
City Parcel Map


Staples, MN

Population

Total Population

3,039

Population
Growth Rate

0.19%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

15.100

Housing & Income

Households

1,254

Total Housing Units

1,531


Owner Occupied

865

Renter Occupied

389

Vacant

277

Median Home Value

$127,273


Average Home Value

$144,977

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.25%


Per Capita Income

1.40%

Income Projection

Median Household

$40,446 $41,546


Average Household

$56,604 $60,580


Per Capita

$23,415 $25,100

Workforce

Total Businesses

170

Total Employed

2,909

Workers 16+

1,286

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

22

Employed

1,585

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

11

Employed

407

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

9

Employed

236

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

23

Employed

167

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

11

Employed

117

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

9

Employed

111

Some
High School

193

Graduated
High School

616

Associates
Degree

226

Bachelor's
Degree

268

Graduate
Degree

106

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

515

Non-Resident Commuters

758

Drive Alone

1,037

Carpooled

177

Public

5

Work At Home

8


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Free Professional Consultation!

Todd County Development Corporation (TCDC) is designated as a North Central Regional Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Outreach Office, providing "FREE" business technical services to pre-venture and existing businesses.