Sherburne County

Sherburne County, Minnesota

13880 Hwy 10
Elk River, MN 55330
Phone: (763) 241-2800
Fax: (763) 241-2816

In east-central MN, southeast of Saint Cloud; established Feb 25, 1856 (prior to statehood) from Anoka County. Name Origin: For Moses Sherburne (1808-68), associate justice of the MN Territory supreme court (1853-57) and active in the formation of the state

Area (sq mi):: 451.00 (land 436.30; water 14.70) Population per square mile: 187.40
Population 2005: 81,752 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 26.90%; 1990-2000 53.60% Population 2000: 64,417 (White 96.10%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 31.40
Income 2000: per capita $21,322; median household $57,014; Population below poverty level: 4.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,590-$26,084
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 29.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 67.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Elk River County seat (20,224)

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    Xcel has been working with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, Sherburne County, the City of Becker, and other stakeholders for two years to attract the data center to the state.
    Google has asked Sherburne County and the city of Becker for property tax breaks that would save the company up to $15 million, Minnesota Public Radio News reported.
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