Welcome to Plymouth!

Plymouth is a city in Hennepin County about 15 to 20 minutes west of Downtown Minneapolis. It is a larger, growing community with a population around 71,000 residents. It is the third largest suburb of Minneapolis-St. Paul metro. Plymouth also won Best City to Live in by Money Magazine in 2008 and consistently ranks as a great place to live!

Schools

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

Plymouth is typically a well sought after place to live because of the Wayzata Public School District, which is consistently ranked as one of the top public school in the state of Minnesota. Wayzata High School is both the largest secondary school by enrollment and the largest secondary school by structural size in the state of Minnesota.

Some of the top rated schools in Plymouth are:

  • Wayzata East Middle School
  • Wayzata High School
  • Plymouth Creek Elementary School
  • Gleason Lake Elementary School
  • Kimberly Lane Elementary School

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Restaurants

There are some great restaurants in Plymouth for families to enjoy. A couple of the community favorites are:

Entertainment

Sky Zone trampoline park is located in Plymouth and offers a variety of activities for the family. Sky Zone offers freestyle jumping for open park times and various specialty times such as: sky slam, ultimate dodgeball, sky hoops, sky joust, and the sky ladder. Sky Zone is also a great location for birthday parties and group events!

Plymouth is also home to several movie theaters including the recently renovated Mann Plymouth Theater 15. The theater underwent renovations in early 2015 and added reclining seats, upgraded video equipment, and a liquor license!

Parks & Recreation

Plymouth is home to 164 miles of city, state, and regional trails and 1,670 acres of park land. Plymouth has a variety of different park purposes including: three dog parks, nine community play fields, 59 city parks, a field house, and an ice center.

The Plymouth Creek Center is a great location for a variety of events including: weddings, recreational events, and senior programs.

Real Estate Available in the Community

The vast majority of homes available in Plymouth are existing homes within neighborhoods established in the 90’s and early 00’s. Depending on price range and what you are looking for you can find a well updated, maintained, and move-in-ready home to an older, outdated, in-need-of-TLC home ready for your remodel ideas in the older southern part of Plymouth!

Plymouth also has some townhome community and condo complex options if a buyer doesn’t want to purchase a single family home.

There are a ton of new construction options in Plymouth. There are plenty of national home builder sites (Lennar, Pulte, K Hov) around Plymouth and prices range from the $400s to $800s. Plymouth also has options for completely custom home builds as well, these are bit more expensive and range in the $650s to $1M+.

Real Estate Market Data & Update

Most recent market data from Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors shows the following key indicators for the Plymouth real estate market:

  • +3.2% change in new listings year-over-year
  • +5.7% change in closed sales year-over-year
  • +3.2% change in median sales price year-over-year
  • $326,080 median sales prices

In summary, like the overall real estate market — sellers are favored with increasing median sale prices, low inventory, and increased closed sales.