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Stowe Prairie 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


Population
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Population

Population2000201020192024
Staples, MN3,0872,9753,0203,060

Source: ESRI, 2019-09-06

Population by Age

Population201020192024
0-4194188187
5-9203180185
10-14187184186
15-19237199191
20-24194164171
25-29203208165
30-34159201194
35-39145191193
40-44143146179
45-49166151157
50-54180156149
55-59176174155
60-64145198183
65-69128185207
70-74108145172
75-79114110131
80-84123100113
85+170143140
18+2,2582,3552,392
Median Age394042

Source: ESRI, 2019-09-06

Population by Race

Staples, MN2019
Total3,020.000
White Alone94.210
Black Alone0.630
American Indian Alone1.290
Asian Alone0.990
Pacific Islander Alone0.300
Some Other Race0.500
Two or More Races2.090
Hispanic Origin1.890
Diversity Index14.500

Source: ESRI, 2019-09-06

Growth Rate

Staples, MN2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families1%0%
Median Household Income%1%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2019-09-06

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020192024
Households1,2771,2191,2431,259
Housing Units1,4531,4641,5011,524
Owner Occupied Units822817
Renter Occupied Units421442
Vacant Units258265

Source: ESRI, 2019-09-06

Home Value

Staples, MN20192024
Median Home Value$97,350$98,455
Average Home Value$118,856$121,288
<$50,000143141
$50,000 - $99,999283275
$100,000 - $149,999165156
$150,000 - $199,999137135
$200,000 - $249,9994853
$250,000 - $299,9992227
$300,000 - $399,9991620
$400,000 - $499,99933
$500,000 - $749,99912
$1,000,000 +10

Source: ESRI, 2019-09-06

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later14
2000-200935
1990-1999150
1980-1989138
1970-1979246
1960-1969174
1950-1959155
1940-1949161
1939 or Before371

Source: ESRI, 2019-09-06

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Income
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Income

Staples, MN20192024
Median Household$38,292$41,080
Average Household$53,128$58,737
Per Capita$21,900$24,276

Source: ESRI, 2019-09-06

Household Income Base

Staples, MN2019
<$15,000165
$15,000 - $24,999207
$25,000 - $34,999176
$35,000 - $49,999246
$50,000 - $74,999199
$75,000 - $99,99960
$100,000 - $149,999132
$150,000 - $199,99947
$200,000+9

Source: ESRI, 2019-09-06

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+1,315
In-County Residents485
Out-of-County Residents812
Drive Alone1,104
Carpooled130
Public Transport3
Work at Home13
Less than 5 minutes135
5-9 minutes346
10-14 minutes221
15-19 minutes146
20-24 minutes33
25-29 minutes11
30-34 minutes151
35-39 minutes10
40-44 minutes91
45-59 minutes107
60-89 minutes36
90+ minutes15
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2019-09-06

Source: ESRI, 2019-09-06

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees2,974
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt1
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction17
Manufacturing255
Wholesale Trade15
  
Retail Trade204
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers55
Furn & Home Furnish Str6
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip28
Food & Beverage Stores69
Health/Pers Care Stores22
Gasoline Stations0
Clothing/Accessory Store3
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music0
General Merchandise Str10
Misc Store Retailers11
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse16
Information34
  
Finance & Insurance68
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn53
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv1
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other14
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing18
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv702
Legal Services0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt0
Educational Services483
HealthCare/Social Assist892
Arts/Entertainment/Rec38
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs113
Accommodation6
Food Srv/Drinking Places107
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin80
Auto Repair/Maintenance13
Public Administration Emp25

Source: ESRI, 2019-09-06

Educational Attainment (25+)

Staples, MN2019
Some High School140
Graduated High School587
Associates Degree256
Bachelor's Degree352
Graduate Degree91

Source: ESRI, 2019-09-06

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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 Bus4
Manufacturing Bus11
Wholesale Trade Bus2
  
Retail Trade Bus24
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus6
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus2
Electronics & Appl Store Bus0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus3
Food & Beverage Stores Bus4
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus2
Gasoline Stations Bus0
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus1
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus0
General Merchandise Str Bus2
Misc Store Retailers Bus2
Nonstore Retailers Bus2
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus4
Information Bus6
  
Finance & Insurance Bus12
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus5
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus1
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus6
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus9
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus9
Legal Services Bus0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus0
Educational Services Bus10
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus19
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 Bus4

Source: ESRI, 2019-09-06

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