Maple Plain, Minnesota

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Maple Plain, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Maple Plain Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Maple Plain People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Maple Plain Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Maple Plain Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Maple Plain Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Maple Plain College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Maple Plain, Minnesota

Comparing Maple Plain 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 Women 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 5 5
Age of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
Median Family Income 9 8
People Above Poverty 9 8
College Educated Adults 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 5
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Short Commute Times 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Housing Recently Built 8 8
People Living Alone 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Maple Plain Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles W of Plymouth, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Hennepin
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55359
P.O. Box Zip Codes 55348, 55393, 55570, 55571, 55572, 55574, 55576, 55578, 55579, 55592, 55593
Phone Area Codes 763
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.007
Longitude -93.655

Maple Plain Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.6 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 7.7 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 22.4 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 Plain Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,088 100%
Male 995 47.7%
Female 1,093 52.3%
Under 18 604 28.9%
18+ 1,484 71.1%
65+ 233 11.2%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.15
White 2,039 97.7%
African-American 10 0.5%
Asian 13 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.2%
Other 8 0.4%
Mixed Race 13 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 0.9%

Estimated Maple Plain Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,081
Growth -7
Growth % -0.3%

Maple Plain 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 32.4%
Norwegian 17.9%
Swedish 8.5%
Irish 6.5%
English 4.2%
US/American 4%
Polish 3.7%
Finnish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
Scandinavian 1.9%
Italian 1.8%
Danish 1.5%
Czech 1.1%
French Canadian 1.1%
Scottish 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Dutch 0.9%
Swiss 0.7%
European 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Luxemburger 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
British 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Maple Plain 2,088 $58,977
Greenfield 2,544 $86,032
Independence 3,236 $82,143
Long Lake 1,842 $64,063
Loretto 570 $71,944
Medina 4,005 $96,909
Orono 7,538 $101,114
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