About Elk River

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Since its incorporation in 1977, transportation has played a significant role in the growth of this business friendly community. Its location on Highways 10, 169, and 101, along with its close proximity to Highway 94 and MSP International Airport, makes it the ideal address for outward migrating companies from Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud, and beyond.

Besides its convenient location, Elk River offers a wealth of housing opportunities. From new
construction to century-old colonials, homes of all styles and price ranges are available, helping to create
a thriving and diverse population. We’re confident you’ll find a community powered for
progress and a city powered by nature.

Population: 23,477*
Square Mileage:  44
Parks: 45 Parks covering almost 1, 100 acres
Trails: over 75 miles of paved walkways, and myriad of hiking and biking trails throughout the city
Median Household Income: $71,595

*2013 Population Information