Economic Development

St. Joseph located in central Minnesota enjoys the amenities of the St. Cloud metro, while retaining its genuine small town character. St. Joseph is located just 8 miles west of St. Cloud and 70 miles from Minneapolis. The City has excellent transportation access from Interstate 94 and Highway 75. St. Joseph is 13 miles from St. Cloud Regional Airport and 86 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul Regional Airport. Our regional urban area has an array of medical, educational, and park and recreational facilities making St. Joseph a prime location to locate your business and home.

City staff are here to help you whether you are looking for a new home or place to locate your business. We provide services to assist existing and prospective businesses with expansion, site and building information and financial assistance. Our Market Profile (PDF) contains valuable demographic, spending, and market segmentation information. 

Forms and applications:

TIF/TAX Abatement

TIF/Abatement policy

TIF/Abatement procedure

Available property that is publicly available can be found by clicking here.




  1. Nate Keller, AICP

    Community Development Director
    Phone: 320-229-9425