With a population of 22,952 per the 2010 census (25,194 estimate in 2015), 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.
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.
Two public school districts serve Chanhassen: Minnetonka District 276 and Eastern Carver County District 112. Many quality private schools are also available.
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.
For more information on School Districts Serving Chanhassen: https://www.minnetonkaschools.org/ or http://www.district112.org/
For more information on the Chanhassen Police Department: http://www.ci.chanhassen.mn.us/179/Law-Enforcement
For more information on the City of Chanhassen: http://www.ci.chanhassen.mn.us/