Maple Grove is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 69,576 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Maple Grove is the 11th 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 88.93% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Maple Grove is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Maple Grove who work in management occupations (16.46%), sales jobs (12.91%), and office and administrative support (12.56%).
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.
Maple Grove is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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 like to read, write and learn? If you move to Maple Grove, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Maple Grove is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.67% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Maple Grove in 2010 was $44,611, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $178,444 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Maple Grove include Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Maple Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.