Champlin is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 23,894 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Champlin is the 42nd largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities, Champlin isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Champlin are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Champlin is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Champlin who work in office and administrative support (18.47%), management occupations (11.31%), and sales jobs (11.29%).
Also of interest is that Champlin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Champlin is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Champlin really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Champlin perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Champlin is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Champlin, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The population of Champlin is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.57% of adults in Champlin have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Champlin in 2010 was $35,862, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $143,448 for a family of four.
The people who call Champlin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Champlin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Champlin include Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Champlin is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.