Deephaven, Minnesota

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Deephaven, Minnesota
City
Motto: "Two Square Miles Of Tranquility"[1]
Location of Deephavenwithin Hennepin County, Minnesota
Location of Deephaven
within Hennepin County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°55′55″N 93°31′28″W / 44.93194°N 93.52444°W / 44.93194; -93.52444
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hennepin
Government
 • Mayor Paul Skrede
Area[2]
 • 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)[3]
 • Total 3,642
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 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[5]
GNIS feature ID 0642705[6]
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,[7] down from 3,853 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

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.[2] Minnetonka Boulevard serves as a main route.

History[edit]

The city was named for its harbor on Lake Minnetonka.[8]

Demographics[edit]

The Hotel St. Louis, photograph from c. 1885, was an escape for residents of the Twin Cities.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] 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[edit]

As of the census[5] 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.

Economy[edit]

Minnetonka Yacht Club House c 1894

The city is home to the Minnetonka Yacht Club.[9]

Arts and culture[edit]

Museums and other points of interest[edit]

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.[10]

Notable people[edit]

Notable fact[edit]

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, named "Waldon", is now the Fund Foundation[citation needed]. 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.[13][14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Website of the City of Deephaven Minnesota". Official Website of the City of Deephaven Minnesota. Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  8. ^ "Profile for Deephaven, Minnesota, MN". ePodunk. Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Minnetonka Yacht Club". Minnetonka Yacht Club. Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Cottagewood General Store". Cottagewood General Store. Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Ex-Packers star McGee dies in fall from roof in Deephaven". StarTribune.com. Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Jake Gardiner". hockeyDB.com. Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Deephaven's Titanic ties". National Governors AssoLakeshore Weekly News. Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Mr Walter Donald Douglas". encyclopedi atitanica. Retrieved October 8, 2012. 

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Coordinates: 44°55′47″N 93°31′21″W / 44.92972°N 93.52250°W / 44.92972; -93.52250