Excelsior MN Community Profile

Staincrete is proud to offer its services to the good people of Excelsior Minnesota. We thought you might like to know a bit more about this interesting and vibrant community.

History of Excelsior Minnesota

The city of Excelsior is situated in southwestern Hennepin County on the south shore of Lake Minnetonka. George Bertram and the Excelsior Pioneer Association established it in 1853. Many of the early settlers were from New England, New York and Massachusetts. Throughout the years, Water Street has been the home of a lot of businesses like hotels, restaurants and retail stores. The city works hard to preserve its local historical identity. The area is famous for Victorian style houses and masonry clad commercial district.

Demographics of Excelsior Minnesota

Statistic Excelsior Minnesota National
Population 2,510 5,450,868 318,558,162
Population density (sq mi) 4,048 62 91
Median age 40.9 37.8 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 42% 58% 55%
Speak English 88% 89% 79%
Speak Spanish 8% 4% 13%


Fast Facts

  • The average age in the city is 8% higher than Minnesota
  • 78% of the population is Caucasian
  • 31% is African-American
  • 88% of the population is Asian

Excelsior MN Cost of Living

Index Excelsior Minnesota National
Cost of living index 132 102 100
Index Excelsior Minnesota National
Goods & Services index 107 105 100
Groceries index 107 106 100
Health care index 105 113 100
Housing index 195 100 100
Transportation index 108 103 100
Utilities index 91 89 100



Item Excelsior National avg. Difference
Home Price $443,000.00 $184,700.00 139.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,258.46 $1,202.44 4.7%
Apartment Rent $854.00 $949.00 10.0%


In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.

Schools in Excelsior MN

The Minnetonka public school system is handling the educational needs of its residents.

Places of Worship in Excelsior Minnesota

Some of the places of worship in the city are:

  • Baywind Christian Church
  • Christ Community Church
  • Congregational Church
  • Excelsior Covenant Church
  • Excelsior United Methodist Church
  • Faith Lutheran Church
  • Minnewashta Church
  • Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
  • Our Savior Lutheran Church
  • Trinity Episcopal Church
  • Westwood Community Church

Businesses in Excelsior MN

The top employers in the city are:

  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Urban Sitter
  • UPS
  • com
  • Holiday Station stores
  • Lyft
  • Rover
  • Shipt
  • Uber Eats

Top Homebuilders/Remodelers

Here are some of the top homebuilders/remodelers that serve the city:

  • Creek Hill Custom Homes
  • Anchor Builders
  • Stonewood LLC
  • Hendel Homes
  • Boyer Building Corporation
  • Hy-Tec Construction Inc.
  • Aspect Design Build
  • Swanson Homes
  • Tonka House

Concrete Suppliers/Delivery Companies

Concrete suppliers/delivery companies that serve the city include:

  • Orijin Stone LLC
  • Hedberg Supply Landscape and Masonry
  • Allan Block Retaining Wall and Patio Systems
  • Hage Concrete Works

Restaurants & Nightlife in Excelsior Minnesota

Maynard’s – Definitely one of the best places on Lake Minnetonka to eat. Offers a very casual atmosphere but the food never disappoints. Try the Szechuan wings and the Jambalaya. For dessert do try the hot fudge sundae with whipped cream. Great meals and service.

Coalition – They offer the best crazy cauliflower. Everything is delicious and service is the best. Try the appetizers like cheese curds, breaded cauliflower and pork sandwiches. They offer good lunch variety and menu plus the walleye sandwich and the fries are amazing,

Licks Unlimited – If you are looking for some ice cream this is the place to be. There is a sweet smell in the air when you come in and a nice pink glow from neon in the window. There is a good variety of flavors and toppings to choose from. Servings are generous. Try the giant banana split that is good for 3 people and under seven bucks too.

Fun Things to Do in Excelsior MN

Old Log Theatre – Nice place to see some plays. They have a new restaurant called Cast and Cru that also offers amazing meals.

Bay to Boat Rentals – The perfect place to enjoy a family outing. You can enjoy Lake Minnetonka with a rented pontoon that is clean and comfortable. Staff and service are amazing.

Excelsior Commons – If you want to find the best place to sit and enjoy Lake Minnetonka, this is the place to go. There is a swimming beach, picnic areas, even a baseball diamond and tennis courts. There is lots of parking and an ice cream stand too.

Excelsior MN truly is a truly great place. If you’d like to talk to us about remodeling services here in Excelsior, give us a call. We can’t wait to meet you.