Chanhassen Real Estate

    CHANHASSEN – is a city located southwest of Minneapolis, and is in both Carver and Hennepin counties. The population was 22,952 at the 2010 census. The city covers a total area of 22.88 sq. miles. The origin of the name comes from the Dakota word chanhasen meaning ‘sugar-maple tree’ (chan, tree; haza, a tree with sap). Chanhassen was ranked as the 2nd best place to live in America in 2009 by Money Magazine, and ranked 4th in Best Places to Live (small towns) in 2013. Prince previously owned 2 homes in Chanhassen, and he still owns 7 properties, establishing the musician as one of the city’s largest property owners.

    The City of Chanhassen places a strong emphasis on parks, open space, trails and recreation. Chanhassen is the home to several attractions that are well-recognized through-out the state:

    • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
    • Chanhassen Dinner Theaters
    • Paisley Park Studios
    • Eckankar Spiritual Campus

    The main routes in Chanhassen are US Highway 212 and Minnesota State Highways 5 and 41. The median age in the city was 39.3 years, with a median household income of $103,462.

    Chanhassen is split between 2 school districts – most of the city is covered by District 112, with the northern part being in District 276. Chapel Hill Academy and St. Hubert School are private primary education institutions located in downtown Chanhassen.