Staples is located close to the center of Minnesota. Staples is between the Wadena, Todd county. Staples has 4.66 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Staples population is 2,545, which has shrunk 18.01% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Staples median household income is $32,122 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.43% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.12% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Staples median house value is $87,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 71.04% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 51.31% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Staples is worse than the state average in quality. The Staples area code is 218.