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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.

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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

3,088

Population
Growth Rate

0.36%

Median Age

40

Diversity Index

15.100

Housing & Income

Households

1,271

Total Housing Units

1,540


Owner Occupied

836

Renter Occupied

435

Vacant

269

Median Home Value

$103,216


Average Home Value

$122,787

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.41%


Per Capita Income

1.84%

Income Projection

Median Household

$39,408 $41,747


Average Household

$56,114 $61,506


Per Capita

$23,175 $25,392

Workforce

Total Businesses

159

Total Employed

2,815

Workers 16+

1,279

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

20

Employed

1,565

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

10

Employed

403

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

8

Employed

219

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

22

Employed

163

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

11

Employed

113

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

9

Employed

107

Some
High School

184

Graduated
High School

577

Associates
Degree

275

Bachelor's
Degree

332

Graduate
Degree

101

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

517

Non-Resident Commuters

747

Drive Alone

1,020

Carpooled

167

Public

4

Work At Home

16


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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.