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People

Total Population 23,563
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 10.1%
Employed Population 16+ 12,217
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 58.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.1%
Median Earnings25+ $44,806
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,853
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,433

Wealth

Median Family Income $87,527
% Above Poverty Level 92.1%
% Below Poverty Level 7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.3%
Median Gross Rent $975
Median House Value $213,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.1%
US/American 0%
English 4.6%
Irish 8.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Elk River Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles N of Maple Grove, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 26 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Sherburne
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55330
Phone Area Codes 763
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.303
Longitude -93.566

Elk River Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CEDAR
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
Station SANTIAGO 3 E
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station DELANO
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Elk River, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Burns Township (55330)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albertville 7,226 $97,492
Dayton 4,857 $86,754

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Elk River High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

ELK RIVER SR.
900 SCHOOL ST.
763-241-3434
Serves 1,988 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.5

IVAN SAND COMMUNITY SCHOOL
1232 SCHOOL ST.
763-241-3530
A Non-traditional School
Serves 137 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.5

LEVEL 5
948 PROCTOR AVE
763-241-3450
A Special Education School
Serves 20 students.

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