Along the Mississippi River, spectacular sunsets drizzle winding country roads in golden light. Wooded wonderlands burst with life amidst trees with leaves of every color. Just 18 miles northwest of Minneapolis is the suburb of Champlin, Minnesota. Situated in Hennepin County, Champlin thrives in the midst of the cities of Anoka, Brooklyn Park, Coon Rapids, Dayton, and Maple Grove.
Champlin encompasses 8.73 square miles in the 55316 zip code and is home to a population of around 23,828 residents.
The area receives approximately 32 inches of rain annually. A snowbird’s delight, Champlin is powdered with 51 inches of snow each year for winter play. Summer high temperatures are about 83 degrees while winter lows plummet to just six degrees.
Students in Champlin receive education via the Anoka-Hennepin School District 11. Within the district are Dayton Elementary School, Oxbow Creek Elementary School, Jackson Middle School, and Champlin Park High School as well as Champlin-Brooklyn Park Academy for Math and Environmental Science. There are also a variety of early education and private schools in Champlin and surrounding areas.
Champlin offers a variety of housing options and architectural styles ranging from historic buildings of yesteryear to new construction with modern creature comforts. Median home values in Champlin are around $216,928 with detached single-family homes estimated around $339.419. The median household income for residents of Champlin is around $87,801.
Getting around town and to and from surrounding areas is easy with the Metro Transit.
Although Champlin emanates small town charm and hospitality, the city is no stranger to good, old-fashioned fun. There’s a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities throughout the year, including a local favorite, the Father Hennepin Festival, enthusiastically celebrated each year.
Rich in history, the area’s stories are maintained by the Champlin Historical Society, a group of locals who take great pleasure and pride in preserving the tales of Champlin’s past, while the city keeps its thumb on the pulse of the future.
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