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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.

City Website


Mayor: Chris Etzler
232 Park Road
Staples, MN 56479
218-296-1419
cetzler@ci.staples.mn.us

Clerk: Phil Lindaman
122 6th St NE
Staples, MN 56479
218-894-2550
plindaman@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

3,004

Population
Growth Rate

0.09%

Median Age

40

Diversity Index

14.500

Housing & Income

Households

1,232

Total Housing Units

1,486


Owner Occupied

818

Renter Occupied

414

Vacant

254

Median Home Value

$104,665


Average Home Value

$123,871

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.10%


Per Capita Income

1.58%

Income Projection

Median Household

$38,064 $39,696


Average Household

$51,345 $55,711


Per Capita

$21,534 $23,290

Workforce

Total Businesses

167

Total Employed

2,934

Workers 16+

1,345

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

3

Employed

14

Manufacturing

Businesses

11

Employed

255

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

1

Employed

6

Some
High School

63

Graduated
High School

579

Associates
Degree

284

Bachelor's
Degree

358

Graduate
Degree

124

Average Commute Time

20 min.



Resident Commuters

474

Non-Resident Commuters

871

Drive Alone

1,088

Carpooled

124

Public

15

Work At Home

39


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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.