Real Estate Market Update for Elk River, MN
Welcome to January's Market Update. Lets take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of December. The number of active listings was down 44% from one year earlier, and down 41% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 320-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 6%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 270-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 32% year-over-year, and decreased 24% month-over-month. Higher year-over-year figures indicate that more buyers have been finding what they're looking for. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Elk River, MN
Area Information for Elk River, MN
  • Population: 24,474
  • Median Age: 36.72 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 26 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 578/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 47.61%
  • Closest Airport: St. Cloud Regional
  • Closest College: Herzing University
  • Closest Jr. College: Anoka Technical College
  • Median Household Income: $75,222
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 15%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $199,950
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Minnesota Twins
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 46.34%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Elk River, MN
Median Age: 36.72 Married: 46% Number of Households: 8,627 Households with Children: 3,424
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Elk River, MN

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Solid Rock Christian Academy 1.2 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Salk Middle School 1.6 mi Public 6-8 5 2
      Meadowvale Elementary School 2.0 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Vandenberge Middle School 2.3 mi Public 6-8 5 0
      Isd 728 Focus/journey 2.3 mi Public K-12 0 0
      Lincoln Elementary School 2.3 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Parker Elementary School 2.3 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Elk River Senior High School 2.3 mi Public 9-12 5 3
      Ivan Sand Community High School 2.4 mi Public 9-12 1 0
      St Andrew Catholic School 2.7 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      C.o.m.p.a.s.s 2.8 mi Public 12-12 0 0
      Handke Family Center 2.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Twin Lakes Elementary 2.9 mi Public K-5 4 0
      St. John Lutheran School 3.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Spectrum High School 3.5 mi Public 6-12 5 3
      Spectrum Middle School 3.6 mi Public 6-6 0 0
      Otsego Elementary School 5.4 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Prairie View Elementary / Middle School 6.5 mi Public - 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by School Review data by
      Local Weather for Elk River, MN
        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2016 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.