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Andover MN Community Profile

Schuler Plumbing LLC is proud to be serving the good people of Andover MN. We thought you might like to know a bit more about this interesting and vibrant community.


The settlement was organized as “Round Lake Township in the year 1857. In 1860, the name was changed to “Grow Township” in honor of Senator Galusha Grow, a strong supporter of the Union. At the time, the population of the fledgling township was 330. It was not until 1972 that the town experienced rapid population growth. To better serve the needs of the residents, the board supervisors voted to incorporate and hence the name was changed to “Andover Village” due to the historical interest with the Andover train station. Cityhood was achieved in 1974 and was henceforth known as the City of Andover.


Statistic Andover Minnesota National
Population 31,271 5,383,661 314,107,084
Population density (sq mi) 923 67 91
Median age 37.7 37.6 37.4
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 64% 58% 55%
Speak English 94% 89% 79%
Speak Spanish 1% 4% 13%
  • The average age in the city is equal to that of Minnesota
  • 38% of the population is Caucasian
  • 24% of the population is African-American
  • 61% of the population is Asian

Cost of Living

Index Andover Minnesota National
Cost of living index 116 102 100
Index Andover Minnesota National
Goods & Services index 108 106 100
Groceries index 106 105 100
Health care index 106 110 100
Housing index 142 101 100
Transportation index 101 98 100
Utilities index 96 91 100
  • Cost of living is 13% higher than the state average
  • Cost of living is 16% higher than the national average
  • Cost of housing is 42% higher than the national average


2 school district serve the educational needs of the city and these are the St. Francis school district and the Anoka-Hennepin school district. School’s within the boundary of Andover include: Andover Elementary School, Crooked Lake Elementary School, Rum River Elementary School, Oak View Middle School and Andover High School. There is also a small area in the northern part of the city which is part of the Anoka-Isanti Independent School District 15.

Places of Worship

Here are some of the places of worship in the city:

  • Andover Christian Church
  • Grace Lutheran Church
  • World of Pentecost
  • North Point Church
  • Family of Christ Lutheran Church
  • Grace Lutheran Church
  • Hope Ev Lutheran Church
  • Prairie Oak Community Church
  • Riverdale Assembly of God
  • Constance Evangelical Church
  • Riverdale Church
  • Majestic Oaks Community Church
  • World of Pentecost
  • North Point Church


The top businesses in the city include:

  • McDonald’s
  • Pizza Ranch
  • Papa Murphy’s
  • Home Instead Senior Care

Due to the many commercial activities in the city, establishment of new businesses are ongoing throughout. There are several parcels of land in Andover Station north that is being marketed by the city for commercial purposes.

Employment in the city has been rising at a rate of 1.29% from 184,860 employees in 2014 to 187,249 employed individuals in 2015.

Restaurants & Nightlife

Pappy’s — You haven’t been to Andover if you’ve never visited this popular local restaurant. Staffed by friendly waitresses that assist you in ordering the best meal for you the place is always packed especially during the weekends. Do try out their French toast made with homegrown raspberry swirl bread as well as the big buttermilk pancakes.

Willy McCoy’s – this restaurant is definitely one of the top go-to places in Andover. It is the perfect place for casual dining and they serve 2 for 1’s all day each day. There are plenty of seats. Staff is always friendly. Mondays are half-price night burgers so if you are a burger lover, you know where to eat.

Pizza Ranch – Service is always fast and friendly. The custom-made pizza is perfect and you do not have to wait long for it to be served. It is the best pizza buffet place in town.

Fun Things to Do in Andover

There are 400 acres of neighborhood and community parks spread throughout the city. For example, Kelsey Round Lake Park is a 136-acre park that is perfect for a number of different activities such as skiing, environmental observation and hiking. The Anoka County Bunker Hills Regional Park has biking and hiking trails. There are also a number of camping activities to be enjoyed.

Senior Events in the city include:

  • Annual Fall craft bake sale
  • Annual Spring rummage bake sale
  • Cards and other games once weekly at noon
  • Catered meals once a month
  • Tours and other day trips
  • Refresher driving course with AARP for age 55 years and above

Andover MN truly is a great place. If you’d like to know more about our plumbing services or water heater repair services here in Andover, give us a call. We can’t wait to meet you.