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Chanhassen, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Chanhassen had a population of 25,769 as of July 1, 2017. Chanhassen ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chanhassen is located at latitude 44.8543 and longitude -93.5624 in Carver County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chanhassen (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.44 sq. miles and a water area of 2.44 sq. miles. Carver County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 974 feet.

The City of Chanhassen (GNIS ID: 2393799) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chanhassen population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chanhassen: City of Chanhassen.

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Chanhassen, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,769
Daytime Population: Workers 14,673
Daytime Population: Residents 11,896
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,569
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 25,759
Population in Familes 22,610
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 1,261
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $115,217
Average Household Income $149,410
Per Capita Income $54,476


Total Housing Units 9,750 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,041 (82.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,355 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 355 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $375,243
Average Home Value $441,789


Total Households 9,395
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 7,012
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.61% 0.87%
Households 1.64% 0.9%
Families 1.58% 0.88%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Chanhassen, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chanhassen to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 40 96th
Population Density # 193 79th
Diversity Index # 250 72nd
Median Household Income # 13 99th
Per Capita Income # 25 97th

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