Maple Grove is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 72,622 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 87.54% 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 (14.52%), sales jobs (12.60%), and office and administrative support (10.80%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.48% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Maple Grove really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Maple Grove perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
If knowledge is power, Maple Grove is a pretty powerful place. 54.04% of the adults in Maple Grove have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Maple Grove in 2018 was $50,431, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $201,724 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 German, 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.