Elk River, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 24,506 (82% urban, 18% rural).
Population change since 2000: +49.0%
Males: 12,513  (51.1%)
Females: 11,993  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55330.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $89,449 (it was $58,114 in 2000)
Elk River:

$89,449
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,710 (it was $21,808 in 2000)

Elk River city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $256,600 (it was $146,000 in 2000)
Elk River:

$256,600
MN:

$224,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,082.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elk River: 104.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.0%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.5% for Black residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.3% for American Indian residents, 22.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Elk River, MN (2017)
    • 22,26191.6%White alone
    • 5002.1%Two or more races
    • 4341.8%Black alone
    • 4011.7%Asian alone
    • 3051.3%Hispanic
    • 800.3%American Indian alone
    • 110.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Elk River, Minnesota as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elk River is 8,014 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Elk River by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(39.3)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A6
(25.7)
7
(29.7)
13
(54.3)
8
(33.1)
9
(36.6)
7
(28.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(29.5)
3
(14.0)
4
(17.2)
4
(16.9)
4
(16.6)
2
(8.3)
5
(21.6)
3
(12.9)
2
(8.6)
3
(12.7)
2
(8.4)
2
(8.3)
2
(8.1)
4
(16.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
24
(117.9)
11
(51.2)
21
(90.4)
14
(59.2)
11
(45.7)
10
(41.6)
6
(25.9)
15
(64.3)
3
(12.8)
9
(38.2)
9
(37.6)
14
(58.0)
13
(52.9)
18
(72.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
121
(594.6)
141
(656.7)
127
(546.8)
91
(384.6)
71
(295.1)
52
(216.4)
90
(388.8)
58
(248.6)
56
(239.8)
57
(242.1)
48
(200.6)
40
(165.6)
70
(284.6)
62
(250.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
614
(3,017)
669
(3,116)
764
(3,290)
694
(2,933)
565
(2,348)
536
(2,231)
513
(2,216)
498
(2,134)
402
(1,722)
404
(1,716)
460
(1,923)
399
(1,652)
342
(1,391)
339
(1,371)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(117.9)
31
(144.4)
22
(94.7)
25
(105.7)
20
(83.1)
19
(79.1)
15
(64.8)
8
(34.3)
13
(55.7)
14
(59.5)
24
(100.3)
19
(78.7)
17
(69.1)
28
(113.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
12
(59.0)
8
(37.3)
6
(25.8)
9
(38.0)
1
(4.2)
6
(25.0)
2
(8.6)
3
(12.9)
2
(8.6)
1
(4.2)
3
(12.5)
1
(4.1)
3
(12.2)
1
(4.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)235.6235.7228.3196.7162.0148.2160.3149.6115.8125.6152.5124.6123.4123.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Elk River, MN

Crime rate in Elk River detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: German (33.7%), Norwegian (9.8%), American (8.9%), European (4.3%), Scandinavian (3.8%), Swedish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 42.7 square miles.

Population density: 574 people per square mile   (low).

Elk River, Minnesota map

1,008 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Africa).

This city:

4.1%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,328 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,812 (1.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 45.32 N, Longitude: 93.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,375 (-9.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,300 (24.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 763

Distribution of median household income in Elk River, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Elk River, MN in 2017
Elk River satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 73 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 2016: 75 buildings, average cost: $214,700
  • 2017: 112 buildings, average cost: $213,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Elk River, MN residents
Average permit cost in Elk River, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Elk River, MN
Historical housing units in Elk River, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +5,227 (+46.6%).
Most common industries in Elk River, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Machinery (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Elk River, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)

Average climate in Elk River, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Elk River, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.4. This is about average.

City:

66.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.243. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.27. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.27
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.344. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.344
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.06
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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.:

0.00984

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 Elk River 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 Elk River 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 the city 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 (13).
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

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:

See full list of schools located in Elk River

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

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Elk River:

Marital status in Elk River, MN
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Elk River:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Elk River
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

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%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.6%
Minnesota:

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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 57$157,890$33,24020$17,365
Police Protection - Officers 31$206,907$80,0930$0
Other Government Administration 22$127,569$69,58311$8,382
Electric Power 16$112,973$84,7300$0
Parks and Recreation 15$81,991$65,59327$14,643
Streets and Highways 12$67,923$67,9233$4,798
Financial Administration 11$65,612$71,5772$7,254
Police - Other 8$31,478$47,2172$2,961
Sewerage 7$39,067$66,9720$0
Fire - Other 6$36,910$73,8200$0
Water Supply 4$23,965$71,8950$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,991$59,8920$0
Firefighters 0$0 44$15,943
Totals for Government 190$957,276$60,460109$71,346

Elk River government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,419,000 ($180.32)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $29,896,000 ($1219.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,945,000 ($242.59)
    Police Protection: $4,611,000 ($188.16)
    Central Staff Services: $2,793,000 ($113.97)
    Sewerage: $2,778,000 ($113.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,714,000 ($110.75)
    Water Utilities: $2,414,000 ($98.51)
    Regular Highways: $1,963,000 ($80.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,412,000 ($57.62)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,096,000 ($44.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,007,000 ($41.09)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $760,000 ($31.01)
    Financial Administration: $572,000 ($23.34)
    Libraries: $102,000 ($4.16)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $117,000 ($4.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,391,000 ($56.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $443,000 ($18.08)
    Police Protection: $222,000 ($9.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $187,000 ($7.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $162,000 ($6.61)
    Regular Highways: $59,000 ($2.41)
    Central Staff Services: $56,000 ($2.29)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $29,000 ($1.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,867,000 ($443.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $65,000 ($2.65)

Elk River government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $6,974,000 ($284.58)
    Sewerage: $2,173,000 ($88.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,332,000 ($54.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $934,000 ($38.11)
    Other: $653,000 ($26.65)
    Regular Highways: $163,000 ($6.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $71,000 ($2.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $3,027,000 ($123.52)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,519,000 ($61.98)
    Interest Earnings: $778,000 ($31.75)
    Donations From Private Sources: $647,000 ($26.40)
    Special Assessments: $315,000 ($12.85)
    Fines and Forfeits: $169,000 ($6.90)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $32,831,000 ($1339.71)
    Water Utilities: $2,380,000 ($97.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,992,000 ($122.09)
    Other: $425,000 ($17.34)
    General Local Government Support: $314,000 ($12.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $291,000 ($11.87)
  • Tax - Property: $11,210,000 ($457.44)
    Other: $1,514,000 ($61.78)
    Other License: $490,000 ($20.00)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $81,000 ($3.31)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $68,000 ($2.77)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.04)

Elk River government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,155,000 ($2209.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,558,000 ($2103.89)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $13,038,000 ($532.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,670,000 ($394.60)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,000,000 ($163.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,597,000 ($105.97)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $632,000 ($25.79)

Elk River government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,524,000 ($2388.15)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,952,000 ($936.59)

10.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.02%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hennepin County, MN  1.63% ($52,965 average AGI)
from Wright County, MN  1.58% ($52,737)
from Anoka County, MN  1.57% ($61,166)


8.84% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.84%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hennepin County, MN  1.42% ($68,861 average AGI)
to Wright County, MN  1.27% ($57,257)
to Stearns County, MN  1.14% ($35,307)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Elk River fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.6mTotal length
  • 191,492Total average daily traffic
  • 11,602Total average daily truck traffic
  • 89,150Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
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 in Elk River, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Elk River, MN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 59. The highest number of fires - 79 took place in 2012, and the least - 39 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Elk River, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (38.4%), and Structure Fires (35.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elk River, MN
    • 38738.4%Outside Fires
    • 35235.0%Structure Fires
    • 24624.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 222.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elk River, MN

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

  • Red Carpet Inn, 17291 Hwy 10, Elk River, Minnesota 55330 , Phone: (763) 441-2424
  • Country Inn & Suites, 18894 Dodge St NW, Elk River, Minnesota 55330 , Phone: (763) 241-6990, Fax: (763) 241-7301
  • 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 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Elk River, Minnesota
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elk River, MN
  • 84.7%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Electricity
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elk River, MN
  • 60.7%Utility gas
  • 31.8%Electricity
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Wood


Elk River compared to Minnesota state average:

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