Area Profile

  • Population (18-65) - Breakdown in categories that ESRI Provides
  • Employed Population
  • Population employed in technology related professions
  • Population Education Breakdown
  • 30 Minutes from the MSA International Airport
  • Within 30 minutes of all 18 Fortune 500 Companies Headquartered in Minnesota
  • 20 Minutes from four (4) professional sports stadiums
  • This corridor host over 20+ data processing, computer design and hosting companies
  • Approximately 200 data processing, computer design and hosting companies between Anoka and Washington Counties
  • 23% Lower electric costs in Minnesota than the U.S. Average
  • 25 Fortune 1000 Companies headquartered in Minnesota
  • Computer & IT top occupations have grown by 5.8% between 2011-2016
  • Finance & Insurance 5.9% top occupations have grown by 5.9% between 2011-2016

Anoka and Washington Counties

Population (18-65) - Breakdown in categories that ESRI Provides Employed Population Population employed in technology related professions Population Education Breakdown 30 Minutes from the MSA International Airport Within 30 minutes of all 18 Fortune 500 Companies Headquartered in Minnesota 20 Minutes from four (4) professional sports stadiums This corridor host over 20+ data processing, computer design and hosting companies Approximately 200 data processing, computer design and hosting companies between Anoka and Washington Counties 23% Lower electric costs in Minnesota than the U.S. Average 25 Fortune 1000 Companies headquartered in Minnesota Computer & IT top occupations have grown by 5.8% between 2011-2016 Finance & Insurance 5.9% top occupations have grown by 5.9% between 2011-2016 ...Learn More »

Centerville

Centerville is a city of just under 4,000 residents in Anoka County Minnesota. Centerville is geographically small with only 2.4 miles in it’s jurisdictional boundaries, however has continued to attract new business due to its remaining available land, proximity to I-35E, and ease of city approvals....Learn More »

Columbus

Columbus is a city of just over 4,00 residents in Anoka County, Minnesota located directly on Interstate I-35.  The community boasts over 44 square mile, with large land development opportunities available near the interstate system making it an attractive business location.  ...Learn More »

Forest Lake

    Forest Lake is a rapidly growing, attractive suburban community located in the northwestern corner of Washington County. The City is conveniently located off Highways 35E and 35W and is part of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. In addition to the beauty of our lakes, residents are fond of agricultural pursuits, the small-town feel and family-friendly amenities. The City has a variety of facilities for youth and adult activities including a new sports center for hockey and skating, ball fields and 3 golf courses. The City hosts many parks with various amenities including a swimming beach, playgrounds, picnic facilities, hiking and biking trails, horseback riding facilities and snowmobile trails. The City is home to the Forest Lake Area School District 831 which provides excellent teachers, challenging curriculum, technology, high standards and a safe learning environment. Forest Lake also offers several other private and public school options including the Lakes International Language Academy. Forest Lake's...Learn More »

Lino Lakes

Lino Lakes is a city of just over 21,000 people in Anoka County, Minnesota. A community with just over 33 square miles, some of which has been untouched for development. With available land, access to I-35W & I-35E and strong area employers, Lino Lakes has become highly desirable in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro to business and residential development.  ...Learn More »