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People

Total Population 2,848
Male Share of the Population 44.2%
Female Share of the Population 55.8%
Senior Citizens 21.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,233
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 48.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,625
% Above Poverty Level 82.1%
% Below Poverty Level 17.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.4%
Median Gross Rent $471
Median House Value $86,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.9%
Irish 13.8%

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

Staples Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles NW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 120 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Todd
Standard Zip Codes 56479
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.355
Longitude -94.791

Staples 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 WADENA 3 S
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 16 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches
Station GULL LAKE DAM
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 15 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 59 to 78 F
Oct Temp 34 to 53 F
Annual Precip 26.7 inches
Station BRAINERD
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 31 to 56 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Moran (56479)

Poplar (56479)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bertha 512 $51,042
Hewitt 248 $44,688

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

Staples Hospitals

LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
401 PRAIRIE AVENUE NORTHEAST
(218) 894-1515
Emergency Service: Yes

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Staples High Schools

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STAPLES-MOTLEY SR.
401 CENTENNIAL LN.
218-894-2431
Serves 507 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

FRESHWATER ED. DIST. ALC
1100 5TH ST. N.E. STE. 2
218-894-2439
A Non-traditional School
Serves 122 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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