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Plymouth, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Plymouth is the 7th largest city in Minnesota with a population of 83,411 as of July 1, 2022. 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 45.0105 and longitude -93.4555 in Hennepin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Plymouth 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 978 feet.

The City of Plymouth 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Plymouth: City of Plymouth.

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Plymouth, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 83,411 (100%)
Population in Households 82,502 (98.9%)
Population in Families 67,926 (81.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 909 ( 1.1%)
Population Density 2,550
Diversity Index2 47


Median Household Income $118,713
Average Household Income $164,593
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $64,560
Wealth Index5 198


Total HU (Housing Units) 33,963 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,999 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,714 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,250 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $420,201
Average Home Value $455,994
Housing Affordability Index3 123


Total Households 32,713
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 22,127
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 1.30% 0.15%
Households 0.93% 0.06%
Families   0.13%
Median Household Income   3.70%
Per Capita Income   3.19%
Owner Occupied HU   0.52%

Plymouth, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plymouth to the other 913 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 44 95th
Median Household Income # 41 96th
Housing Affordability Index # 267 29th
Per Capita Income # 33 96th
Diversity Index # 113 88th

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