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Deephaven
Motto(s): 
"Two Square Miles Of Tranquility"
Location of Deephavenwithin Hennepin County, Minnesota
Location of Deephaven
within Hennepin County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hennepin
Incorporated 1900
Area
 • Total 3.90 sq mi (10.11 km2)
 • Land 2.33 sq mi (6.02 km2)
 • Water 1.58 sq mi (4.09 km2)
Elevation
955 ft (291 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,642
 • Estimate 
(2019)
3,928
 • Density 1,689.46/sq mi (652.26/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
55331, 55391
Area code(s) 952
FIPS code 27-15148
GNIS feature ID 0642705
Website www.cityofdeephaven.org

Deephaven is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. The community is located on Lake Minnetonka. The community’s center is the historic Cottagewood General Store, which has been serving the Lake Minnetonka area since 1895. It is located 14 miles (23 km) west-southwest of downtown Minneapolis. The population was 3,642 as of the 2010 Census, down from 3,853 as of the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.43 square miles (6.29 km2), of which 2.37 square miles (6.14 km2) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) is water. Minnetonka Boulevard serves as a main route.

History

The city was named for its harbor on Lake Minnetonka.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 234
1920 238 1.7%
1930 530 122.7%
1940 1,026 93.6%
1950 1,823 77.7%
1960 3,286 80.3%
1970 3,853 17.3%
1980 3,716 −3.6%
1990 3,653 −1.7%
2000 3,853 5.5%
2010 3,642 −5.5%
2020 3,899 7.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,642 people, 1,337 households, and 1,058 families living in the city. The population density was 1,536.7 inhabitants per square mile (593.3/km2). There were 1,423 housing units at an average density of 600.4 per square mile (231.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 1,337 households, of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.3% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.9% were non-families. 17.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the city was 46.1 years. 27.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.2% were from 25 to 44; 37.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

Arts and culture

Museums and other points of interest

The historic Cottagewood General Store is located in Deephaven, and as opened in 1895 by Ralph M. Chapman, to serve as a grocer to tourists along the shores of Lake Minnetonka.

Notable people

  • Dean Phillips, U.S. Representative, resident from 2011 until 2021
  • Max McGee, Green Bay Packers football player
  • Mike Plant, yachtsman
  • Tim Herron, professional golfer
  • Marisa Coughlan, actress
  • Jeffrey Hatcher, playwright and screenwriter
  • Jake Gardiner, Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman

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