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Deephaven, Minnesota
City
Motto: "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
Area
 • Total 2.43 sq mi (6.29 km2)
 • Land 2.37 sq mi (6.14 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Elevation 955 ft (291 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,642
 • Estimate (2012) 3,718
 • Density 1,536.7/sq mi (593.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
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, on the shores of Lake Minnetonka. It is sixteen miles from Minneapolis. The population was 3,642 at the 2010 Census, down from 3,853 at 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%
Est. 2015 3,843 5.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
HotelStLouis1885
The Hotel St. Louis, photograph from c. 1885, was an escape for residents of the Twin Cities.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,642 people, 1,337 households, and 1,058 families residing 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.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 3,853 people, 1,373 households, and 1,098 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,646.4 people per square mile (635.7/km²). There were 1,409 housing units at an average density of 602.1 per square mile (232.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.35% White, 0.29% African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.70% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.

There were 1,373 households out of which 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.7% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 16.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the city, the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $101,278, and the median income for a family was $107,422. Males had a median income of $71,181 versus $42,297 for females. The per capita income for the city was $58,544. About 1.0% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.

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 fact

Mahala Dutton–Douglas (1864–1945), survivor of the Titanic disaster as a first class passenger, lived in Deephaven. Walter Donald Douglas and his wife Mahala Dutton–Douglas, built a twenty-seven room estate in 1910 at the location of the former Hotel Saint Louis. The property is named "Walden". Walter Donald Douglas perished in the Titanic disaster, however, Mahala Dutton–Douglas and her French maid Berthe Leroy were survivors. The Douglas family founded the Quaker Oats Company, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Coordinates: 44°55′47″N 93°31′21″W / 44.92972°N 93.5225°W / 44.92972; -93.5225

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