Maple Grove is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 70,253 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Maple Grove is the ninth largest community in Minnesota.
Maple Grove real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Maple Grove house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Maple Grove is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.69% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Maple Grove is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Maple Grove who work in management occupations (14.66%), sales jobs (11.88%), and business and financial occupations (11.64%).
Also of interest is that Maple Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.72% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Maple Grove is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Maple Grove 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, Maple Grove has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Maple Grove’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Maple Grove 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 Maple Grove area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Maple Grove. 54.36% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Maple Grove in 2018 was $52,977, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $211,908 for a family of four.
Maple Grove is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Maple Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Maple Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Maple Grove include German, Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Maple Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Other Asian languages.