Chanhassen Real Estate and Information

Chanhassen Real Estate and Information

A great place to live...  With a population of 22,952 per the 2010 census, Chanhassen has 14,427 acres in 24-square miles. Most of the city is located within Carver County; however, 154 acres in eastern Chanhassen are located in Hennepin County.
There are twelve beautiful, clean lakes, wholly or partially located within the city limits: Christmas Lake, Harrison Lake, Lake Ann, Lake Lucy, Lake Minnewashta, Lake Riley, Lake St. Joe, Lake Susan, Lotus Lake, Rice Lake, Rice Marsh Lake, and Silver Lake. Chanhassen is also home to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and the Chanhassen Dinner Theater.

The city offers a wide variety of housing types, from apartments and starter homes to estates and lake properties. Approximately 73% of the homes in Chanhassen are owner-occupied. Chanhassen's population includes many young families - 35% of the population is under 24, and the median age is 39.4 years.  There are two school districts that serve the city; Eastern Carver County School District 112 and Minnetonka School District 276. Below you will find more information on each district, as well as private schools located within and near Chanhassen.

A great place to play...  With the generous support of area businesses, the city hosts several community events each year: February Festival, Easter Egg / Candy Hunt, Arbor Day Celebration, July 4th Celebration, Fire Department Open House, Halloween Party, and Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Chanhassen’s 885-acre park system features five community parks, 28 neighborhood parks and 14 park preserves spread throughout the community. There are 90 miles of trails and sidewalks for walkers, bikers, runners, and in-line skaters to enjoy. The trails connect downtown, parks, and neighborhoods.

The Chanhassen Recreation Center (located on the east side of Bluff Creek Elementary School) provides residents with the opportunity to stay fit. There is a fitness room, gym, aerobic / dance studio, and five public meeting rooms that are available for rent.

A Great Place to Work…Our thriving businesses include a variety of commercial and industrial companies. Downtown Chanhassen offers great shopping, eating, and entertainment. Office and warehouse buildings are located in various industrial parks throughout the city. The city has over 4.2 million square feet of commercial / industrial space, which includes approximately 711 businesses that employ nearly 13,000 people.