Champlin, MN


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Living in Champlin

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.

Champlin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (16.32%), sales jobs (12.26%), and management occupations (12.16%).

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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Champlin a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Champlin has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Champlin’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Champlin is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Champlin area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The education level of Champlin citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.02% of adults in Champlin have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Champlin in 2010 was $34,566, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,264 for a family of four.

Champlin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Polish.

The most common language spoken in Champlin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Spanish.