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Tour of Champlin, Minnesota

Updated: Feb 8, 2023

Introducing Champlin, MN

Today we’re checking out Champlin, MN! With a diverse housing stock, great schools, and well established neighborhoods, Champlin is a great pick for someone looking for a fairly priced neighborhood. Hop on to the tour and find out more!

Let’s get into it!

Champlin Vibes

A bit of a sleeper suburb - variety of housing stock, commercial amenities, and nice green spaces - this city has a lot to offer. Truly some of the nicest spots we’ve seen in the northern metro. However, it is about 30 minutes with no traffic from Champlin to Minneapolis. If you’re going to a Wild game in St. Paul, expect about a 40 minute drive.

Served by the Anoka-Hennepin Public School District, generally pretty good schools K-12. Specifically the schools in Champlin are good - typically rated around an B+ or A- on

Home Price Statistics

The median sales price in Champlin is around $330k, a little below the metro median sales price. You can spend close to a million here, as there are some beautiful homes in addition to the first time home buyer options. So many great choices for all types of home buyers.

Pros + Cons


  • Good schools

  • Great outdoor spaces - parks and the Mississippi River

  • Affordable home prices - deal city, Champlin’s other name

  • Diverse housing stock

  • Suburban amenities

  • Big yards, well maintained


  • Bland in a suburban way - a subjective con

  • At least 30 minutes from Minneapolis and 40 minutes from St. Paul

  • Traffic bottleneck getting into Champlin and limited highway access

  • Slept on - so maybe a slower home value appreciation and slower commercial growth

To Sum Up Champlin

  • Incredible value here in Champlin - a lot of house, great schools, etc for what you’re paying

For Fans Of

Basically, if you like this neighborhood, you might want to check out these other neighborhoods 👇

  • Andover - relatively affordable, good schools, good value, and similar vibes

  • Coon Rapids - different vibes, a little cheaper, schools not quite as good, geographically close

  • Lino Lakes - further north, similar vibes, similar housing stock and prices, good schools

  • Shakopee - feels different, similar that it’s up and coming, good schools, good distance from the downtowns

  • Farmington - similar that it’s still developing

As We Depart

Everyday I help people, who are moving or relocating to the Twin Cities area, find the home of their dreams in one of the best metropolitan areas in the country! If you're looking for a full-service Real Estate company that specializes in these cross-country moves, or just across the city, look no further.

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