St. Cloud and Central Minnesota continues to thrive as one of the fastest growing regions in the state. It is a growth market with its diverse business base including manufacturing, health care, retail, printing, food services, and marketing and fulfillment companies. This healthy economic trend is proven in such diverse areas as three new area golf courses, a recently renovated arts district in downtown and several new national-chain retailers and restaurants now calling St. Cloud home.
St. Cloud and Central Minnesota provides a stable base from which to build your business success. Active, educated, young and ready, willing and able to buy your products and services. With stable incomes, family values, diversity, and youthfullness — over 29% of the adults in the market are between the ages of 18-34 — the St. Cloud market delivers a lucrative audience to build a solid business.
St. Cloud St. Cloud Metro Trade Area
Population 66,855 183,182 276,980
The St. Cloud Downtown Council and our community partner organizations, particularly the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation, can provide you or your business with information on the following:
- Population data and projections
- Labor availability
- Employment by industry or occupation
- Income and earnings
- Education attainment
- Educational institutions
- Financial institutions
- Geographical breakdowns
- Culture and entertainment
- Tax incentives
- Commuting patterns
- Statistical analysis
- Mentorship and consultation
Connecting Talent. Building Community.
The Greater St. Cloud Region is home to a thriving education system, a dynamic arts scene, a prosperous business network and a growing, interconnected community. Whether you’re here to find your dream job in a fantastic community, or find the right talent for your business needs, JobSpot is your place to click with professional opportunities, connect with the right people and organizations, and succeed in your job search, staff search and community relationships.
Awards & Recognitions
As a testament to the livability and quality of life that is enjoyed by residents of the City of St. Cloud and all of Central Minnesota, the following recognitions have been presented at the national and international level to the City of St. Cloud and its local partners: