Elk River, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 23,746 (82% urban, 18% rural). Population change since 2000: +44.4%
Males: 11,851  (49.9%)
Females: 11,895  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55330.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $75,472 (it was $58,114 in 2000)
Elk River:

$75,472
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,520 (it was $21,808 in 2000)

Elk River city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $195,526 (it was $146,000 in 2000)
Elk River:

$195,526
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,192.

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  • Races in Elk River, MN (2013)

    Elk River races chart
    • 21,19091.4%White alone
    • 6782.9%Asian alone
    • 5612.4%Hispanic
    • 3691.6%Two or more races
    • 2571.1%Black alone
    • 920.4%American Indian alone
    • 270.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Elk River detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elk River: 105.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.7%), Norwegian (11.5%), Swedish (9.8%), Irish (8.3%), English (4.0%), French (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 42.7 square miles.

Population density: 557 people per square mile   (low).

Elk River,MN real estate house value index trend

Elk River, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Elk River:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elk River city:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

959 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.4% Africa).

This city:

4.1%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,847 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,474 (1.6%)

Elk River satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Maple Grove, MN (15.6 miles , pop. 50,365).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (28.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (381.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Otsego, MN (1.8 miles ), Nowthen, MN (2.3 miles ), Albertville, MN (2.6 miles ), Ramsey, MN (2.8 miles ), Rogers, MN (2.9 miles ), Big Lake, MN (2.9 miles ), Zimmerman, MN (3.0 miles ), St. Michael, MN (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 219 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 1998: 223 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 1999: 204 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 230 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2001: 178 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2002: 252 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2003: 542 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2004: 546 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2005: 344 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2006: 250 buildings, average cost: $182,200
  • 2007: 113 buildings, average cost: $170,100
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $226,400
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2013: 87 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2014: 90 buildings, average cost: $167,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.32 N, Longitude: 93.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,035 (-8.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,184 (26.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 763

Elk River household income distribution Elk River home values distribution

Crime rates in Elk River by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.04.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3538N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A67
per 100,000 17.927.515.839.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A25.729.7
Robberies 1136344425323
per 100,000 6.05.515.829.514.017.216.916.68.321.612.98.612.7
Assaults 14101424112114111061539
per 100,000 83.455.073.9117.951.290.459.245.741.625.964.312.838.2
Burglaries 113889612114112791715290585657
per 100,000 673.3483.6506.9594.6656.7546.8384.6295.1216.4388.8248.6239.8242.1
Thefts 626526635614669764694565536513498402404
per 100,000 3,730.22,890.43,353.23,017.23,115.73,289.72,933.32,348.22,231.02,215.92,134.11,721.61,715.6
Auto thefts 2522422431222520191581314
per 100,000 149.0120.9221.8117.9144.494.7105.783.179.164.834.355.759.5
Arson 05012869162321
per 100,000 0.027.50.059.037.325.838.04.225.08.612.98.64.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 251.5202.2229.1245.8245.9238.2205.2169.0154.6167.3156.1120.8131.0

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Crime rate in Elk River detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 40 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Minnesota average:

1.65
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,227 (+46.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Elk River: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Elk River, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elk River-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Elk River city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1983, a category F4 tornado 14.4 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elk River-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 121.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 133.8 miles away from Elk River center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 296.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 162.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from Elk River center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 317.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sherburne County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elk River topographic map

Birthplace of: Joel Otto - Ice hockey player, Paul Martin (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Matt Annen - College basketball player (Ohio Bobcats).

Hospitals and medical centers in Elk River:

  • LA VINE PLACE (11754 191 1/2 AVENUE NORTHWEST)
  • MAC GREGOR PLACE (497 GATES AVENUE)
  • GUARDIAN ANGELS ELIM HOME CARE (400 EVANS AVENUE)
  • ELK RIVER NURSING HOME (400 EVANS AVE)
  • GUARDIAN ANGELS CARE CENTER (400 EVANS AVENUE)

airports located in Elk River:

Nuclear power plants:


Elk River . Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 23 MWe. Decommissioned. Date started: 07/1964. Date closed : 02/1968..

College/University in Elk River:

  • Minnesota School of Business-Elk River (Full-time enrollment: 307; Location: 11500 193rd Ave NW; Private, for-profit; Website: www.msbcollege.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elk River:

  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 15 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; Full-time enrollment: 5,918)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 18 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 18 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • Bethel University (about 28 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • Walden University (about 28 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 62,473)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 28 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 29 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,680)

Biggest public high schools in Elk River:

Private high school in Elk River:

Public elementary/middle schools in Elk River:

Private elementary/middle schools in Elk River:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Church: Elk River United Methodist Church (ERUMC)
  • Alliance Christian Academy has changed its name to Rivers Christian Academy in 2002
  • Alliance Christian Academy has changed its name to Rivers Christian Academy in 2002
  • Elk River has 44 square miles, not 42.7. added by Justin Johnson

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Notable locations in Elk River: Pinewood Golf Course (A), Babcock Rest Area (B), Sherburne County Fair Grounds (C), Elk River Country Club (D), Elk River (E), Sherburne County Sheriffs Office (F), Sherburne County Government Center (G), Minnesota Historical Society Museum (H), Elk River City Arena (I), Elk River Public Library (J), Elk River Fire Department Station 1 and Ambulance Service (K), Elk River Police Department (L), Elk River Fire Department Station 2 (M), Elk River City Hall (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Elk River Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Elk River include: Saint Andrew's Church (A), Apostolic Revival Church (B), Alliance Community Church (C), Central Lutheran Church (D), Emmanuel Lutheran Church (E), Elk River United Methodist Church (F), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (G), Union Congregational Church (H), Elk River Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Orono Cemetery (1), Vernon Cemetery (2), Saint Andrews Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Rice Lake (A), Eagle Lake (B), Orono Lake (C), Little Twin Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Elk River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Elk River include: Joplin Park (1), Oak Savannah Park (2), Mississippi Oaks Park (3), Fresno Park (4), City Hall Park (5), Rivers Edge Commons (6), North Terrace Park (7), Meadow Park (8), Youth Athletic Complex (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Kelley Farm (Museums; 15788 Kelly Farm Road Northwest) (1), Holiday Inn & Waterpark (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9200 Quaday Avenue Northeast) (2), Minn-E-Golf & Hobby (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9100 Park Avenue Northeast) (3), Funcity (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9100 Park Avenue Northeast) (4), Precision Line Motor Sports (5600 Queens Avenue Northeast Suite 200) (5), Anderson David Tours (Tours & Charters; 13772 197th Lane Northwest) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Americinn Motel (17432 Highway 10) (1), Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-Elk River (18894 Dodge Street Northwest) (2), Country Inn-Suites Elk River (18894 Dodge Street Northwest) (3), Landmark Motel (1153 Main Street Northwest) (4), Elk River Motel & Suites (13291 Highway 10) (5), Four Seasons Floral & Gift (8527 Packard Avenue Northeast) (6), Holiday Inn & Waterpark (9200 Quaday Avenue Northeast) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Sherburne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 82.6. This is about average.

City:

82.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.222. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.222
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.26
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.460. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.460
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00148
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.6%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.7% for Black residents, 24.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.6% for American Indian residents, 12.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.9%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Elk River in 2010:

  • 486 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Elk River in 2000:

  • 140 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 118 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Elk River, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Elk River (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Elk River: School Street Office, Elk River Branch, The Bank Of Elk River. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $377.4 mil, Deposits: $349.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Metro North Bancshares, Inc.
  • TCF National Bank: Elk River Branch at 19270 Freeport Street, N.W., branch established on 2000/10/02; Elk River Cub Branch at 19216 Freeport Avenue, branch established on 1996/06/05. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Central Bank: at 17267 Yale Street Nw, branch established on 2010/04/19. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $1,120.1 mil, Deposits: $949.3 mil, headquarters in Stillwater, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancshares, Inc.
  • Pine River State Bank: Burns Township Branch at 8141 Viking Blvd Nw, branch established on 2005/08/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $89.4 mil, Deposits: $80.5 mil, headquarters in Pine River, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Norbanc Group Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Elk River: Elk Park Center Branch at 19157 Freeport Avenue, branch established on 1995/04/27. Info updated 2011/06/02: Bank assets: $309.8 mil, Deposits: $236.1 mil, headquarters in Maple Lake, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First National Financial Services Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Elk River Branch at 19290 Freeport Street, branch established on 1998/11/16. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Elk River Branch at 19695 Holt Street, N.W., branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Minnesota average:

10.7

Elk River travel time to work - commute Elk River mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elk River city (based on Sherburne County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,51837
Catholic11,7724
Mainline Protestant5,95811
Other5311
None54,720-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Sherburne County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Sherburne County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Sherburne County:

27.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Elk River:

48.4%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.9%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Elk River:

28.7
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.0%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Elk River:

8.4%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elk River:

34.7%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Elk River:

57.1%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Elk River:

80.0%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elk River, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$57,916$69,4991$2,741
Other Government Administration 23$116,328$60,69312$13,549
Police Protection - Officers 31$195,262$75,5850$0
Police - Other 7$26,975$46,2431$1,909
Firefighters 3$19,025$76,10036$16,279
Fire - Other 0$0 1$2,535
Streets and Highways 12$61,977$61,9772$2,148
Solid Waste Management 1$7,122$85,4640$0
Sewerage 6$32,482$64,9640$0
Parks and Recreation 15$76,155$60,92432$17,475
Water Supply 5$31,020$74,4480$0
Electric Power 18$115,082$76,7211$2,177
Other and Unallocable 20$99,851$59,91123$21,853
Totals for Government 151$839,195$66,691109$80,666

Elk River government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $3,103,000 ($130.67)
    Electric Utilities: $2,188,000 ($92.14)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,125,000 ($342.16)
    Liquor Stores: $2,497,000 ($105.15)
    Police Protection: $2,179,000 ($91.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,133,000 ($47.71)
    Regular Highways: $871,000 ($36.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $794,000 ($33.44)
    Water Utilities: $527,000 ($22.19)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $425,000 ($17.90)
    Sewerage: $399,000 ($16.80)
    General - Other: $356,000 ($14.99)
    Fire Protection: $325,000 ($13.69)
    Financial Administration: $304,000 ($12.80)
    Central Staff Services: $94,000 ($3.96)
    Libraries: $35,000 ($1.47)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($0.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,167,000 ($49.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,180,000 ($49.69)
    Libraries: $147,000 ($6.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,657,000 ($238.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $166,000 ($6.99)

Elk River government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,809,000 ($76.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,707,000 ($71.89)
    Sewerage: $963,000 ($40.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $620,000 ($26.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $78,000 ($3.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,196,000 ($92.48)
    Interest Earnings: $1,405,000 ($59.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,200,000 ($50.53)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,972,000 ($419.94)
    Liquor Stores: $3,358,000 ($141.41)
    Water Utilities: $845,000 ($35.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,108,000 ($46.66)
    Highways: $368,000 ($15.50)
    All Other: $82,000 ($3.45)
  • Tax - Property: $5,067,000 ($213.38)
    NEC: $989,000 ($41.65)

Elk River government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $3,413,000 ($143.73)
    Water Utilities: $2,570,000 ($108.23)
    Electric Utilities: $118,000 ($4.97)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $24,934,000 ($1050.03)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,590,000 ($151.18)
    Other NEC: $202,000 ($8.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $10,575,000 ($445.34)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $5,960,000 ($250.99)
    Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $60,000 ($2.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $10,375,000 ($436.92)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,991,000 ($125.96)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $422,000 ($17.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,186,000 ($176.28)
    Water Utilities: $200,000 ($8.42)
    Electric Utilities: $58,000 ($2.44)

Elk River government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $25,797,000 ($1086.37)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,225,000 ($304.26)

8.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.14%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hennepin County, MN  1.32% ($42,643 average AGI)
from Anoka County, MN  1.25% ($39,388)
from Stearns County, MN  1.13% ($30,580)


8.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hennepin County, MN  1.34% ($36,183 average AGI)
to Wright County, MN  1.22% ($36,741)
to Anoka County, MN  0.99% ($43,755)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elk River:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elk River:

  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WGVY (105.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elk River:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Elk River fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 64m210ftTotal length
  • 277,092Total average daily traffic
  • 17,417Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11940-1949
  • 51960-1969
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Elk River, MN
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED218$165,954110$135,345583$184,66745$63,9565$1,197,00038$102,053
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$198,7699$172,44450$203,4200$00$03$135,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$168,13021$167,905206$214,01912$23,7500$010$102,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$159,80012$105,250128$218,02310$146,9000$05$88,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$140,0001$130,00038$173,5797$132,2860$01$130,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0305.01 , 0305.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$180,40025$246,6401$88,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$206,0007$285,5710$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$152,1672$248,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$146,5001$315,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0305.01 , 0305.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elk River that have no violations reported:

  • ELK RIVER (Population served: 23,888, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 65
  • Hazardous Condition: 67
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Elk River

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elk River, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Elk River, Minnesota:

  • Holiday Inn & Wild Woods Waterpark, 9200 Quaday Avenue NE, Elk River, Minnesota 55330 , Phone: (763) 656-4400, Fax: (763) 656-4401
  • Americinn, 17432 Hwy 10, Elk River, Minnesota 55330 , Phone: (763) 441-8554, Fax: (763) 441-5057
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Elk River, Minnesota

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Elk River, MN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Maurices1
Burger King1McDonald's2
Caribou Coffee3Menards1
Chipotle1Nike1
Circle K2OfficeMax1
Curves1Panera Bread1
DHL1Payless1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx4Subway3
Ford1T-Mobile3
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul1
Goodwill1UPS4
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless1
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart1
Jimmy John's1YMCA1

Elk River compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
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