Maple Grove, Minnesota

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Maple Grove, Minnesota

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High Points

Maple Grove strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Maple Grove Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Maple Grove People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 8% Maple Grove College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 10% Maple Grove Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 10% Maple Grove Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Maple Grove Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 11% Maple Grove Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Maple Grove, Minnesota

Comparing Maple Grove to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 8 10
Male Share of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Age of the Population 5 3
Female Share of the Population 3 4
Racial Diversity 1 8
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 9 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 6
Public Transportation Use 7 10
Short Commute Times 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 1
People Living Alone 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2

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Maple Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 11 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Hennepin
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55311, 55369
P.O. Box Zip Codes 55569
Phone Area Codes 763
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.072
Longitude -93.455

Maple Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station DELANO
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
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Maple Grove Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 50,365 100%
Male 24,934 49.5%
Female 25,431 50.5%
Under 18 15,489 30.8%
18+ 34,876 69.2%
65+ 2,042 4.1%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.24
White 47,717 94.7%
African-American 528 1%
Asian 1,267 2.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 119 0.2%
Other 169 0.3%
Mixed Race 549 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 534 1.1%

Estimated Maple Grove Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 59,756
Growth 9,391
Growth % 18.6%

Maple Grove Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 31.9%
Norwegian 14%
Swedish 8.5%
Irish 7.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.5%
English 4.9%
Polish 3.7%
US/American 3.6%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Italian 2%
Finnish 2%
Scandinavian 1.5%
Dutch 1.3%
Danish 1.1%
French Canadian 1.1%
Russian 1.1%
European 1.1%
Scottish 0.8%
Czech 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
African 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
British 0.2%
Slovene 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Maple Grove, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hassan (55311, 55369)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Maple Grove 50,365 $81,873
Brooklyn Park 67,388 $64,297
Corcoran 5,630 $81,322
Crystal 22,698 $54,738
New Hope 20,873 $60,424
Osseo 2,434 $52,083
Plymouth 65,894 $90,134

Starbucks in Maple Grove

(As of 2005)
7979 Wedgewood Lane
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Maple Grove High Schools (2004)

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Serves 1,788 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 24.3

11435 96TH AVE. N.
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Serves 61 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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