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About Plymouth, MN (Medicine Lake)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Medicine Lake median real estate price is $601,706, which is more expensive than 89.7% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota and 77.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Medicine Lake is currently $1,758, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 63.9% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota.

Medicine Lake is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Plymouth, Minnesota.

Medicine Lake real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Medicine Lake neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Medicine Lake, the current vacancy rate is 0.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Medicine Lake is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Plymouth, the Medicine Lake neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Medicine Lake neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Medicine Lake neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.1% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Minnesota. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Medicine Lake neighborhood has more Swedish and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 2.5% have Finnish ancestry.

Medicine Lake is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Medicine Lake neighborhood in Plymouth are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 74.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Medicine Lake neighborhood, 54.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 15.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.4%), and 13.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Medicine Lake neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (13.8%).

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Medicine Lake neighborhood in Plymouth, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.8%), and residents who report Swedish roots (15.0%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (13.1%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (11.5%), among others. In addition, 15.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Medicine Lake neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (72.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MN* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Hopkins Senior High School
2400 Lindbergh Dr
Minnetonka, MN 55305
10-12
Hopkins North Junior High School
10700 Cedar Lake Rd
Minnetonka, MN 55305
07-09
L.h. Tanglen Elementary School
10901 Hillside Ln
Minnetonka, MN 55305
PK-06
Robbinsdale Armstrong Senior High School
10635 36 Th Ave N
Plymouth, MN 55441
09-12
Plymouth Middle School
10011 36 Th Ave N
Plymouth, MN 55441
06-08
Sonnesyn Elementary School
3421 Boone Ave N
New Hope, MN 55427
PK-05
Isd 281 Credit Recovery School
10635 36 Th Ave. N
Plymouth, MN 55441
06-12
Armstrong Credit Recovery School
10635 36 Th Ave N
Plymouth, MN 55441
09-12
Birchview Elementary School
425 Ranchview Ln N
Plymouth, MN 55447
KG-05
Wayzata East Middle School
12000 Ridgemount Ave W
Plymouth, MN 55441
06-08
Sunset Hill Elementary School
13005 Sunset Tr
Plymouth, MN 55441
KG-05
Wayzata High School
4955 Peony Ln N
Plymouth, MN 55446
09-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

WAYZATA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Minnesota

(10 is best)

Better than of MN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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ROBBINSDALE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Minnesota

(10 is best)

Better than of MN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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HOPKINS PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Minnesota

(10 is best)

Better than of MN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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