Staples

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: Tara Greer
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

3,073

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

39

Diversity Index

19.100

Housing & Income

Households

1,352

Total Housing Units

1,543


Owner Occupied

950

Renter Occupied

401

Vacant

191

Median Home Value

$136,128


Average Home Value

$149,499

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

1.45%

Income Projection

Median Household

$44,477 $45,926


Average Household

$65,995 $70,766


Per Capita

$28,845 $30,992

Workforce

Total Businesses

173

Total Employed

2,905

Workers 16+

1,012

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

23

Employed

1,587

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

10

Employed

329

2022 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

9

Employed

236

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

23

Employed

169

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

11

Employed

114

2022 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

9

Employed

108

Some
High School

182

Graduated
High School

626

Associates
Degree

238

Bachelor's
Degree

274

Graduate
Degree

109

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

386

Non-Resident Commuters

614

Drive Alone

834

Carpooled

139

Public

5

Work At Home

10