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Demographics

People

Total Population2,968
Male Share of the Population43.7%
Female Share of the Population56.3%
Senior Citizens19.3%
Employed Population 16+1,345
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married48.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.7%
Median Earnings25+$30,739
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,673

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,815
% Above Poverty Level86.8%
% Below Poverty Level13.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.9%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone42%
Median Gross Rent$552
Median House Value$80,200

Ancestry

German34.1%
Irish14.9%
Norwegian13.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.9%
Polish7.3%
English6.4%
Swedish6.3%
Italian3.5%
Danishn2.8%
Portuguese1.9%
French Except Basque1.8%
Ukrainian1.7%
Czech1.6%
Canadian1.2%
Finnish1%
Russian0.9%
Austrian0.7%
Dutch0.4%
Australian0.4%
Scottish0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Hungarian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
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Staples Almanac

CategoryValue
County Todd County
Standard Zip Codes56479
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude46.36
Approximate Longitude-94.8

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)

StationWADENA 3 S
Distance17.4 miles
Jan Temp-5 to 16 F
Apr Temp29 to 53 F
Jul Temp56 to 79 F
Oct Temp32 to 55 F
Annual Precip26.4 inches
StationGULL LAKE DAM
Distance20.7 miles
Jan Temp-5 to 15 F
Apr Temp29 to 51 F
Jul Temp59 to 78 F
Oct Temp34 to 53 F
Annual Precip26.7 inches
StationBRAINERD
Distance28.3 miles
Jan Temp-8 to 19 F
Apr Temp29 to 54 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp31 to 56 F
Annual Precip27.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bertha539$56,875
Hewitt232$53,750
Motley635$29,643
Pillager482$38,750
Verndale620$53,281
Wadena4,079$48,958

Staples Hospitals

Lakewood Health System
(Non-profit)
49725 County Road 83
(218) 894-1520

Staples Public Schools

Freshwater Ed. Dist. Alc
1100 5th Street Ne Ste 2
ZIP: 56479
(218) 894-2439
Other
Total Enrollment 81
Staples Elementary
4th St N
ZIP: 56479
(218) 894-2433
Primary
Total Enrollment 349
Staples-motley Senior High
401 Centennial Ln
ZIP: 56479
(218) 894-2431
High
Total Enrollment 379

Staples Private Schools

Sacred Heart Area School
324 4th St Ne
ZIP: 56479
Elementary
Total Enrollment 54
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