Welcome to Plymouth MN: Award-winning with a long history

winterPlymouth was named Money magazine’s number one Best Place to Live in 2008 for cities with populations of 50,000 to 300,000. The city stayed in the top dozen when the magazine repeated the rankings in 2010.

The Plymouth community has a long history that can be traced back to the pre-Columbian period around 1400 to 1500 AD. The original inhabitants were the Dakota.

Five school districts serve Plymouth, Wayzata Public Schools (ISD 284), Robbinsdale Area Schools (ISD 281), Osseo School District (279), West Metro Education Project District (ISD 6069) and Hopkins School District (ISD 270).

Here are the top employers in the area:

# Employer # of Employees
1 Wayzata Public Schools 1,505
2 Aimia 1,000
3 Select Comfort 900
4 Medtronic 875
5 St. Jude Medical 800
6 Prudential 598
7 City of Plymouth 571
8 Honeywell 525
9 Nilfisk-Advance 500
10 US Foods 500

According to Realtor.com the median house listing price is $479,000 and the median closing price is $328,000.

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