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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Chanhassen Northwest median real estate price is $700,041, which is more expensive than 93.6% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota and 82.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Chanhassen Northwest is currently $2,341, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.8% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota.

Chanhassen Northwest is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chanhassen, Minnesota.

Chanhassen Northwest real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Chanhassen Northwest neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Chanhassen Northwest, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Chanhassen Northwest is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Chanhassen, the Chanhassen Northwest neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Chanhassen Northwest neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Chanhassen Northwest neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 36.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

People

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Chanhassen Northwest neighborhood is wealthier than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Chanhassen Northwest also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the Chanhassen Northwest neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Minnesota by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 77.7% of the adults living in the Chanhassen Northwest neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Diversity

Did you know that the Chanhassen Northwest neighborhood has more Swedish and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 19.3% have Norwegian ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Chanhassen Northwest neighborhood in Chanhassen are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Chanhassen Northwest neighborhood, 63.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 21.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.3%), and 4.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Chanhassen Northwest neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.1% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Chanhassen Northwest neighborhood in Chanhassen, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.0%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (19.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (16.1%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (15.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (8.8%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Chanhassen Northwest neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (5.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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