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Staples, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Staples had a population of 2,950 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Staples is located at latitude 46.3721 and longitude -94.815 in Todd County. The formal boundaries for the City of Staples (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Todd County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,280 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Staples are located in Todd County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Wadena County.

The City of Staples (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Staples population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Staples: City of Staples.

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Staples, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,950
Population in Households 2,790
Population in Familes 2,108
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density1 632
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,223
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 725
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 799 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 424 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 272 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $91,012
Average Home Value $116,708
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,333
Average Household Income $44,007
Per Capita Income $18,507
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.01%
Households 0.02% 0.05%
Families 0.78% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Staples, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Staples to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 209 77th
Population Density1 # 431 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 451 50th
Median Household Income # 888 2nd
Per Capita Income # 864 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.