Elk River, Minnesota 

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Population

23,924

+6.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$74,772

Median Home Price

$259,500

Best Places to Live in Elk River, Minnesota

Regional-center complex/Capital city - Southeast Minnesota along upper Mississippi River, 20 miles west of Wisconsin border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Elk River, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Education
Attractive downtown
Attractive neighborhoods
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Cost of living
Harsh winters
 $350,000 
19796 Lowell St NW
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2567 SqFt
 $249,900 
13488 182nd Ave NW
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1724 SqFt
 $335,000 
11260 193rd Ave NW
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 2983 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area

The “twin cities” serve as a regional center for the upper Midwest and northern Great Plains. The fully cosmopolitan area is a balanced industrial, commercial, educational, and cultural center, and functions much as one city. The area is one of the most economically diverse in the country, serving as headquarters to large firms in agriculture, food, banking, technology, retailing, healthcare, and transportation. A few of the well-known companies include General Mills, 3M, US Bancorp, United Healthcare, and retailers Target and Best Buy. Job growth is still fairly modest, but overall, the Twin Cities have have a strong and prosperous feel.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Elk River
Zip Codes: 55330
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 838 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Elk River is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Elk River jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Elk River's cost of living is 6.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Elk River's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Elk River, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Sherburne county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Elk River's population is 23,924 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Elk River is $259,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Elk River public schools spend $11,298 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.3 students per teacher in Elk River. More Education



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Reviews for Elk River   3 Reviews
Transportation Growth to Lead to Economic Growth i - 5/3/2009
The Northstar commuter rail line and the commuter rail station in Elk River (to be completed later in 2009) that will connect Elk River to Minneapolis, and a recent... Read More

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to live - 12/22/2007
good place to live and close to the... Read More

Elk River, Minnesota - 1/6/2006
Small town but growing, nice place to live. Will be getting mass-transit soon, to... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN ELK RIVER, MINNESOTA
55330

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NEW LISTINGS IN ELK RIVER
$350,000
19796 Lowell St NW
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$249,900
13488 182nd Ave NW
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$335,000
11260 193rd Ave NW
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$379,900
20701 Elk Lake Rd NW
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$310,000
21437 Naples St NW
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$340,000
10599 184th Ave NW
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$315,000
12752 208th Ave NW
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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