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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


Population
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Population

Population2000201020212026
Staples, MN3,0872,9753,0393,085

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Age

Population201020212026
0-4194185183
5-9203182185
10-14187180186
15-19237200188
20-24194156171
25-29203202162
30-34159201185
35-39145199200
40-44143153188
45-49166143164
50-54180151143
55-59176166154
60-64145203173
65-69128196213
70-74108155181
75-79114118142
80-84123104122
85+170147146
18+2,2582,3782,423
Median Age394142

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Race

Staples, MN2021
Total3,039.000
White Alone94.270
Black Alone0.590
American Indian Alone1.250
Asian Alone0.990
Pacific Islander Alone0.330
Some Other Race0.490
Two or More Races2.070
Hispanic Origin2.300
Diversity Index15.100

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Growth Rate

Staples, MN2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families0%0%
Median Household Income%1%
Per Capita Income%1%

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020212026
Households1,2771,2191,2541,274
Housing Units1,4531,4641,5311,561
Owner Occupied Units865893
Renter Occupied Units389381
Vacant Units277287

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Home Value

Staples, MN20212026
Median Home Value$127,273$150,000
Average Home Value$144,977$163,761
<$50,000134107
$50,000 - $99,999215188
$100,000 - $149,999154151
$150,000 - $199,999201226
$200,000 - $249,9996884
$250,000 - $299,9993447
$300,000 - $399,9994163
$400,000 - $499,999710
$500,000 - $749,99946
$1,000,000 +00

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later16
2000-200943
1990-1999153
1980-198974
1970-1979200
1960-1969155
1950-1959202
1940-1949119
1939 or Before413

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Income
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Income

Staples, MN20212026
Median Household$40,446$41,546
Average Household$56,604$60,580
Per Capita$23,415$25,100

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Household Income Base

Staples, MN2021
<$15,000180
$15,000 - $24,999158
$25,000 - $34,999169
$35,000 - $49,999261
$50,000 - $74,999198
$75,000 - $99,99967
$100,000 - $149,999136
$150,000 - $199,99973
$200,000+11

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+1,286
In-County Residents515
Out-of-County Residents758
Drive Alone1,037
Carpooled177
Public Transport5
Work at Home8
Less than 5 minutes84
5-9 minutes292
10-14 minutes294
15-19 minutes209
20-24 minutes24
25-29 minutes21
30-34 minutes126
35-39 minutes45
40-44 minutes77
45-59 minutes63
60-89 minutes28
90+ minutes15
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees2,909
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt1
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction27
Manufacturing236
Wholesale Trade11
  
Retail Trade167
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers33
Furn & Home Furnish Str2
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip20
Food & Beverage Stores69
Health/Pers Care Stores20
Gasoline Stations3
Clothing/Accessory Store6
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music0
General Merchandise Str3
Misc Store Retailers11
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse34
Information29
  
Finance & Insurance96
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn81
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv1
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other14
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing11
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv29
Legal Services3
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt4
Educational Services407
HealthCare/Social Assist1,585
Arts/Entertainment/Rec38
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs117
Accommodation6
Food Srv/Drinking Places111
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin83
Auto Repair/Maintenance15
Public Administration Emp21

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Educational Attainment (25+)

Staples, MN2021
Some High School193
Graduated High School616
Associates Degree226
Bachelor's Degree268
Graduate Degree106

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses170
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus1
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus7
Manufacturing Bus9
Wholesale Trade Bus2
  
Retail Trade Bus23
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus6
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus1
Electronics & Appl Store Bus0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus2
Food & Beverage Stores Bus4
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus2
Gasoline Stations Bus1
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus1
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus0
General Merchandise Str Bus1
Misc Store Retailers Bus2
Nonstore Retailers Bus3
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus5
Information Bus6
  
Finance & Insurance Bus13
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus6
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus1
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus6
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus6
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus7
Legal Services Bus1
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus2
Educational Services Bus11
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus22
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus4
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus11
Accommodation Bus2
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus9
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus32
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus6
Public Administration Bus3

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Todd County was created on February 20, 1885 (Organized in 1873) from Cass County.  The county was named in honor of John Blair Smith Todd, commander of Fort Ripley (1849-56); general in the Civil War; delegate in Congress from Dakota Territory, 1861 and 1863-65; governor of Dakota Territory, 1869-71.