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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.

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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


Population
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Population

Population2000201020182023
Staples, MN3,0942,9813,0043,037

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Population by Age

Population201020182023
0-4194191194
5-9203180185
10-14187189184
15-19238197195
20-24194170167
25-29203202172
30-34159197190
35-39145183191
40-44144142173
45-49167150150
50-54182159151
55-59177181158
60-64145194185
65-69128180200
70-74108136167
75-79114105126
80-84124101112
85+169143138
18+2,2632,3252,361
Median Age394041

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Population by Race

Staples, MN2018
Total3,004.000
White Alone94.240
Black Alone0.630
American Indian Alone1.270
Asian Alone1.070
Pacific Islander Alone0.330
Some Other Race0.430
Two or More Races2.030
Hispanic Origin1.900
Diversity Index14.500

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Growth Rate

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

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020182023
Households1,2801,2221,2321,246
Housing Units1,4581,4691,4861,509
Owner Occupied Units818835
Renter Occupied Units414411
Vacant Units254263

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Home Value

Staples, MN20182023
Median Home Value$104,665$108,128
Average Home Value$123,871$129,077
<$50,000109109
$50,000 - $99,999281275
$100,000 - $149,999209203
$150,000 - $199,999106106
$200,000 - $249,9995666
$250,000 - $299,9993951
$300,000 - $399,9991317
$400,000 - $499,99934
$500,000 - $749,99900
$1,000,000 +33

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later0
2000-200940
1990-1999151
1980-1989141
1970-1979252
1960-1969203
1950-195976
1940-1949187
1939 or Before304

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

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Income
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Income

Staples, MN20182023
Median Household$38,064$39,696
Average Household$51,345$55,711
Per Capita$21,534$23,290

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Household Income Base

Staples, MN2018
<$15,000225
$15,000 - $24,999226
$25,000 - $34,999108
$35,000 - $49,999211
$50,000 - $74,999231
$75,000 - $99,99997
$100,000 - $149,99992
$150,000 - $199,99923
$200,000+19

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+1,345
In-County Residents474
Out-of-County Residents871
Drive Alone1,088
Carpooled124
Public Transport15
Work at Home39
Less than 5 minutes159
5-9 minutes338
10-14 minutes183
15-19 minutes107
20-24 minutes67
25-29 minutes40
30-34 minutes157
35-39 minutes13
40-44 minutes92
45-59 minutes105
60-89 minutes30
90+ minutes15
Average Travel Time20

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees2,934
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt0
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction14
Manufacturing255
Wholesale Trade6
  
Retail Trade192
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers55
Furn & Home Furnish Str0
Electronics & Appl Store3
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip20
Food & Beverage Stores65
Health/Pers Care Stores19
Gasoline Stations6
Clothing/Accessory Store3
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music0
General Merchandise Str10
Misc Store Retailers11
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse32
Information21
  
Finance & Insurance83
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn68
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other15
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing15
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv701
Legal Services0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt1
Educational Services446
HealthCare/Social Assist903
Arts/Entertainment/Rec36
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs119
Accommodation12
Food Srv/Drinking Places107
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin70
Auto Repair/Maintenance10
Public Administration Emp27

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Educational Attainment (25+)

Staples, MN2018
Some High School63
Graduated High School579
Associates Degree284
Bachelor's Degree358
Graduate Degree124

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses167
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus0
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus3
Manufacturing Bus11
Wholesale Trade Bus1
  
Retail Trade Bus22
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus6
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus0
Electronics & Appl Store Bus1
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus2
Food & Beverage Stores Bus3
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus2
Gasoline Stations Bus1
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus1
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus0
General Merchandise Str Bus2
Misc Store Retailers Bus2
Nonstore Retailers Bus2
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus6
Information Bus4
  
Finance & Insurance Bus12
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus5
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus7
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus7
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus10
Legal Services Bus0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus1
Educational Services Bus12
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus20
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus3
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus12
Accommodation Bus3
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus9
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus29
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus4
Public Administration Bus5

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

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