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The Natural Choice for Business

Elk River has long been the natural choice for business. We attract employers from a variety of different industries, with two Fortune 50 data centers, two medical device technology manufacturers, four energy-related companies and a high concentration of metal product fabrications already are a part of our flourishing business community.

Located close to the Twin Cities and St. Cloud with a lot of room to grow, Elk River is investment ready, with plenty of space available for retail, commercial, and industrial expansion.

companies

industries

unemployment

occupations

Workforce

Total Businesses

989

Total Employed

11,567

Workers 16+

12,385

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

4

Employed

28

Mining

Businesses

1

Employed

5

Utilities

Businesses

2

Employed

39

Construction

Businesses

100

Employed

691

Manufacturing

Businesses

60

Employed

1,270

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

33

Employed

991

Some
High School

559

Graduated
High School

3,843

Associates
Degree

2,372

Bachelor's
Degree

3,720

Graduate
Degree

1,485

Average Commute Time

32 min.



Resident Commuters

3,973

Non-Resident Commuters

8,279

Drive Alone

10,646

Carpooled

724

Public

149

Work At Home

600

City of Elk River Economic Development
13065 Orono Parkway | Elk River, MN  55330
phone 763.635.1000