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People

Total Population 24,437
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 9%
Employed Population 16+ 13,062
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 64.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 60.5%
Median Earnings25+ $59,923
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $32,327
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,358

Wealth

Median Family Income $128,671
% Above Poverty Level 96.6%
% Below Poverty Level 3.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,166
Median House Value $335,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.1%
US/American 0%
English 6.7%
Irish 13.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chanhassen Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles W of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 15 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Carver
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55317
Phone Area Codes 952
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.862
Longitude -93.53

Chanhassen Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHASKA
Distance 5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station MINNEAPOLIS INTL AP
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
Station JORDAN 1 S
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Eden Prairie 62,626 $119,686
Excelsior 2,146 $77,969
Greenwood 790 $159,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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