Plymouth, Minnesota

Plymouth: The second most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It is located on the Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota. Plymouth is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Minnesota Zoo and the Minnesota History Center.

About

Plymouth is a city located in the county of Hennepin in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 70,576 and a population density of 771 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 79,635 inhabitants.

The city was created 172 years ago in 1851.

Plymouth is a suburban city located northwest of Minneapolis in Hennepin County, Minnesota. As of July 29, 2023, the estimated population of Plymouth is 79,595. Here are some key details about the city:

History

Plymouth was first settled in the 1850s and was named for Plymouth, Massachusetts. It was officially incorporated as a city in 1955.

Location & Geography

Plymouth is situated along the Medicine Lake and Gleason Lake. It is bordered by Wayzata, Maple Grove, and Medina. Major highways include Interstate 494 and Minnesota State Highway 55.

Economy & Culture

Plymouth is home to major companies like Christopher & Banks clothing retailer and mortgage company Guaranty Mortgage. The city also contains retail centers like Plymouth Crossroads. Cultural attractions include the Plymouth Arts Center.

Parks & Recreation

Plymouth maintains over 1,500 acres of parkland including Gleason Lake Park and Elm Creek Park Reserve. There are also around 90 miles of trails for recreation. Golf courses include Interlachen Country Club.

Education

Top school districts in Plymouth include Robbinsdale Area Schools and Wayzata Public Schools. Higher education options include Hennepin Technical College.

In summary, Plymouth is a growing suburban city near Minneapolis known for its parks, lakes, trails, shopping, and quality school system. It provides residents with a range of employment, cultural, and recreational amenities.

Plymouth locator map
Location of Plymouth on Minnesota map.

Quick Facts about Plymouth

Population : 79,635 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Hennepin County
Postal code : 55447, 55446, 55442, 55441
Phone Area Codes : 763
Area : 91.51 km2
Altitude : 971 feet / 296 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1852 (172 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:59:23 (24th May 2024)
Density : 870 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.38% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Plymouth is located at 45°0'38"N 93°27'20"W (45.0105200, -93.4555100). It has 8 neighbors: Orono, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, Medina, Minnetonka, New Hope, Saint Louis Park and Wayzata.

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Plymouth has 8 neighbours.

  • Orono city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, US
  • Golden Valley city in Hennepin County, Minnesota
  • Maple Grove The second most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It is located on the Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota. Maple Grove is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Maple Grove Historical Society and the Maple Grove Library.
  • Medina city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
  • Minnetonka The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It is located on the Mississippi River in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. Minnetonka is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Minnetonka City Hall and the Minnetonka Historical Society.
  • New Hope city in Hennepin County, Minnesota
  • Saint Louis Park The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It is located in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. Saint Louis Park is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Saint Louis Park Historical Society and the Minnesota Zoo.
  • Wayzata city in Hennepin County, Minnesota

Demographics

The population of Plymouth increased by 11.38% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1860 393 -
2010 70,576 99.44% census
2011 71,703 1.57% estimation process
2012 73,104 1.92% estimation process
2013 74,096 1.34% estimation process
2014 75,176 1.44% estimation process
2015 76,034 1.13% estimation process
2016 77,341 1.69% estimation process
2017 78,128 1.01% estimation process
2018 79,345 1.53% estimation process
2019 79,768 0.53% estimation process
2020 79,635 -0.17% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,232
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,138
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,448
April 1, 2010 Population : 12,140
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.5%
People over 65 (%) : 16.0%
Female persons, % : 52.2%
White only, percent : 89.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 2.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 725
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.7%

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $197,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,599
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $612
2015-2019 median gross rent : $962
2015-2019 Households : 4,884
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,881
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 135,010
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 161,814
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,316
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $64,651
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,495
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 827
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 548
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 199
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 35
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 735
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 77
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 688
2010 population per square mile : 384.4
2010 land area in square miles : 31.58

People born in Plymouth (28)

People born in Plymouth, including American-born German ice hockey player Evan Kaufmann, Player of football Marion Barber III, ice hockey player Blake Wheeler, .

List

  • Michael Zacharias (American ice hockey player) he was born in 21/05/1985
  • Yayra Erica Nego (American model) she was born in 06/08/1985
  • David Gaither (Minnesota politician) he was born in 04/03/1957
  • Derek Peltier (American ice hockey player) he was born in 14/03/1985
  • Dominique Barber (Player of American football) he was born in 02/08/1986
  • Everette Pedescleaux (American football player) he was born in 19/01/1985
  • Heather Arseth (Mauritian swimmer) she was born in 09/08/1993
  • Johann Kroll (American ice hockey player) he was born in 23/02/1984
  • Kent Patterson (American ice hockey goaltender) he was born in 15/09/1989
  • Kirsten Gronfield (American comedian) she was born in 29/11/1977
  • Matt Case (American ice hockey defenceman) he was born in 16/02/1986
  • Laura Halldorson (American ice hockey player) she was born in 12/01/1963
  • Michael McBroom (American swimmer) he was born in 16/05/1991
  • Grant Besse (American ice hockey player) he was born in 14/07/1994
  • Kurt Davis (American ice hockey player) he was born in 13/08/1986
  • Dani Cameranesi (American ice hockey player) she was born in 30/06/1995
  • Ben Paska (ice hockey player (1989-)) he was born in 15/03/1989
  • A. J. Tarpley (American-football player (1992-)) he was born in 30/04/1992

Schools in Plymouth

College & universities near Plymouth, MN

Code Name City ZIP
480170 Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Plymouth Campus Plymouth (MN) 55447
443979 PCI Academy-Plymouth Plymouth (MN) 55446
174154 Herzing University-Minneapolis St. Louis Park (MN) 55426
173708 Hennepin Technical College Brooklyn Park (MN) 55445
457651 CenterPoint Massage & Shiatsu Therapy School & Clinic St Louis Park (MN) 55416

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Plymouth, MN

Code Name Address Type
MSP Saint Paul Union Depot Midway Station RAIL
SCD St. Cloud 555 East St. Germain Street RAIL
RDW Red Wing station 420 Levee Street RAIL

Post offices near Plymouth

Post Office Name City ZIP
Plymouth Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55447
Lost Lak Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55442
Hamel Post Office Hamel (MN) 55340
Wayzata Post Office Wayzata (MN) 55391
Golden Valley Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55427

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Other cities in Hennepin County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Hennepin County , MN. (more)

City Name Population Title
Minneapolis 433,111 The largest city in Minnesota, Minneapolis is a major center for business, finance, and culture.
Bloomington 84,583 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Brooklyn Park 79,574 The third most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Maple Grove 72,881 The second most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Eden Prairie 64,894 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
West Co on Rapids 62,528 A city in Anoka County, Minnesota.
Minnetonka 55,370 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Edina 52,477 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Minnetonka Mills 50,117 A city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Saint Louis Park 48,821 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Richfield 36,237 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Brooklyn Center 30,253 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Champlin 25,049 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Crystal 22,581 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
New Hope 20,641 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Hopkins 18,208 University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Plymouth distances to largest Minnesota cities