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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.

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Workforce

Total Businesses

966

Total Employed

11,952

Workers 16+

12,641

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

158

Employed

2,143

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

56

Employed

1,685

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

53

Employed

1,666

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

59

Employed

1,421

2020 Wholesale Trade Businesses

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Businesses

31

Employed

949

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

80

Employed

944

Some
High School

576

Graduated
High School

3,971

Associates
Degree

2,862

Bachelor's
Degree

3,589

Graduate
Degree

1,438

Average Commute Time

31 min.



Resident Commuters

4,239

Non-Resident Commuters

8,350

Drive Alone

10,713

Carpooled

755

Public

200

Work At Home

698

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