Chanhassen

Best known as the home of Prince’s Paisley Park recording studio.

Overview for Chanhassen, MN

25,646 people live in Chanhassen, where the median age is 39.7 and the average individual income is $61,907. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,646

Total Population

39.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$61,907

Average individual Income

​​​​​​​Welcome to Chanhassen

This western suburb is on the move. Chanhassen, its name derived from the Dakota words meaning "sugar maple tree," sprung up in the 1850s in what was once wide-open farmland to become a fast-growing community. Perhaps best known as the home of Prince’s Paisley Park recording studio, Chanhassen is also famous for the Chanhassen Dinner Theater, where actress Amy Adams and other notables have taken to the stage.

Today, Chanhassen is a multi-industry city of 300,000 residents covering 24 square miles. The average home price is $428,000. Attracting families who enjoy year ‘round outdoor activities, Chanhassen boasts five beaches, 70 miles of bike trails and beautiful parks, such as Lake Ann Park and Lake Minnewashta Regional Park. One of the country’s award-winning botanical gardens is located here, The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Thrill seekers will enjoy a downtown skate park including a wedge quarter pipe and halfpipe among other features. Those who prefer water to concrete flock to fish for Northern Pike in surrounding lake waters both in summer and winter.

Actors, such as James Denton from Desperate Housewives fame, professional baseball and football players call Chanhassen home. Over the last decade, Chanhassen has received many accolade and awards, including, most recently Money Magazine’s "Best Places to Live” list.

Chanhassen straddles two school districts, Eastern Carver County ISD 112 and Minnetonka ISD 276. Both districts are known for their quality education.

Mark has sold many of the most sought-after homes in Chanhassen including:

  • 6895 Lucy Ridge $1,274,000
  • 6663 Horseshoe Curve $1,596,000

Call Mark Grieger today to discover your dream home or to list your property.
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Around Chanhassen, MN

There's plenty to do around Chanhassen, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
55
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Dolce Vita Wine Shop, Localz Cafe, and Marshall's Farm Market.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 4.9 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.58 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.11 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.25 miles 11 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.78 miles 9 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.6 miles 8 reviews 4.9/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Chanhassen, MN

Chanhassen has 9,406 households, with an average household size of 2.73. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Chanhassen do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,646 people call Chanhassen home. The population density is 1,258.77 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,646

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.7

Median Age

49.79 / 50.21%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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  • High School Degree
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9,406

Total Households

2.73

Average Household Size

$61,907

Average individual Income

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Schools in Chanhassen, MN

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The following schools are within or nearby Chanhassen. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Bluff Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Minnetonka West Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
112 Alternative Learning Center Independent Study
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Chanhassen Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
St Hubert Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Chapel Hill Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
No rating available
Primrose School Of Chanhassen
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available

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