Plymouth, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Plymouth, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Plymouth is the 7th largest city in Minnesota with a population of 77,618 as of July 1, 2017. Plymouth ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Plymouth is located at latitude 45.022 and longitude -93.4626 in Hennepin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Plymouth (see map below) encompass a land area of 32.64 sq. miles and a water area of 2.64 sq. miles. Hennepin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 971 feet.

The City of Plymouth (GNIS ID: 2396242) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plymouth population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Plymouth: City of Plymouth.

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Plymouth, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 77,618
Daytime Population: Workers 54,880
Daytime Population: Residents 36,121
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 91,001
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 76,515
Population in Familes 62,718
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,103
Population Density2 2,378
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $96,274
Average Household Income $129,033
Per Capita Income $52,061


Total Housing Units 32,433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,358 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,795 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,280 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $331,263
Average Home Value $365,477


Total Households 31,153
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 20,953
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.32% 1.14%
Households 1.16% 1.03%
Families 1.19% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Plymouth, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plymouth to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 99th
Population Density # 50 95th
Diversity Index # 112 88th
Median Household Income # 40 96th
Per Capita Income # 28 97th

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