Chanhassen, MN (Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky)




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About Chanhassen, MN (Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky median real estate price is $448,503, which is more expensive than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota and 84.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky is currently $2,192, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota.

Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chanhassen, Minnesota.

Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 3.2% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky is among the best neighborhoods for families in Minnesota. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.7% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Minnesota. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.

Also, route 7 / Minnewashta Pky has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 97.3% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky neighborhood has more Norwegian and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 1.6% have Finnish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky neighborhood stands out by having 94.9% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.0% of neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky 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 96.8% 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 Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky neighborhood, 52.4% 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 25.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.4%), and 11.2% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky neighborhood in Chanhassen, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (34.9%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (21.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.9% of households.

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 Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (94.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF Chanhassen, MN (Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky) HOMES

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TYPE OF Chanhassen, MN (Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky) HOMES

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SIZE OF Chanhassen, MN (Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky 0.101011101001110
Chanhassen 0.101011101001110
Minnesota 2.43

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Chanhassen VIOLENT CRIMES

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky 0.101011101001110
Chanhassen 0.101011101001110
Minnesota 22.22

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Route 7 / Minnewashta Pky 0.101011101001110
Chanhassen 0.101011101001110
Minnesota 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 16 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

MINNETONKA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Minnesota

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Better than of MN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Minnetonka West Middle School
6421 Hazeltine Blvd
Excelsior, MN, 55331
06-08
Deephaven Education Center School
4584 Vine Hill Rd
Excelsior, MN, 55331
PK-PK
Scenic Heights Elementary School
5650 Scenic Heights Dr
Minnetonka, MN, 55345
KG-05
Minnewashta Elementary School
26350 Smithtown Rd
Excelsior, MN, 55331
KG-05
Minnetonka Senior High School
18301 Hwy 7
Minnetonka, MN, 55345
09-12
Minnetonka East Middle School
17000 Lake St Extension
Minnetonka, MN, 55345
06-08
Groveland Elementary School
17310 Minnetonka Blvd
Minnetonka, MN, 55345
KG-05
Excelsior Elementary School
441 Oak St
Excelsior, MN, 55331
KG-05
Deephaven Elementary School
4452 Vine Hill Rd
Wayzata, MN, 55391
KG-05
Clear Springs Elementary School
5701 Hwy 101
Minnetonka, MN, 55345
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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EASTERN CARVER COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL


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District Quality Compared to Minnesota

(10 is best)

Better than of MN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

School District Enrollment By Group

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