Montrose

Website:  www.montrose-mn.com

Population, Households, and Median Income:  
2010 Census Population: 2,847
1,116 Housing Units
Average Household Size: 2.73,    Average Family Size: 3.23.  Median Age: 29.5 years.
Median Income: $61,593 (Median Household Income in the past 12 months in 2010 inflation adjusted dollars)

Location:
Located 25 miles from the twin cities, Montrose is a progressive and growing community located along US TH 12.  Montrose is located in Wright County, is within US Congressional District 6 and MN Legislative District 19B.

Development Incentives:
The Montrose EDA is willing to provide economic development incentives for qualifying projects including a local matching grant program for façade improvements, a low-interest loan program, and tax increment financing.  The EDA is also willing to serve as a conduit to obtain state and federal grants and loans.

General Contact Information: 
763-575-7422

Economic Development Consultant: Joanne Foust
MDG, Inc.
952-758-7399
foustmdg@gmail.com

Community Amenities:  
The City of Montrose offers a number of city parks and trails.  In addition, the Woodland State Wildlife Management Area is located on the southeast side of the City, east of Highway 25.

The city has a number of civic organizations including Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Lions Club, 4-H, Montrose Royal Ambassadors, Mom’s Club, Montrose-Waverly Chamber of Commerce, Stone Soup & Food Shelf, Senior Citizens, VFW, and Churches.

Montrose Days is an annual celebration  which will be held August 17-19, 2012

Utilities:  

  • Electrical: Excel Energy: 800-895-4999 and Wright Hennepin Electric: 800-895-4999
  • Natural Gas: Excel Energy: 800-895-4999
  • Water and Wastewater: City of Montrose: 763-575-7422
  • Telephone Service: Windstream Communications provides local phone service, long distance services and Internet access. (763) 675-3018
  • Cable & Internet Service: Comcast provides cable television, high-speed Internet and digital telephone services. (763) 675-3373
  • Windstream Communications provides dial-up and DSL Internet access, in addition to digital television. (763) 675-3018

Major Employers:  

  • Montrose Elementary School (Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District)
  • Carpentry Contractors
  • Craft Pattern & Mold
  • Citizens State Bank
  • Great Northern Bar & Grill
  • Casey’s General Store