Maple Grove has the 398th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 11.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Maple Grove is part of the Minneapolis metro area. Unemployment in the Minneapolis area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Minneapolis has the 14th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Maple Grove is above average at $53,450, and the median cost of a home in Maple Grove is $242,200, which is above the national average. 49% of workers in Maple Grove hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 97% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Maple Grove. 73% of Maple Grove workers drive to work alone, 7% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Maple Grove spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.