Excelsior

An idyllic and charming city located about 20 miles from the Twin Cities.

Welcome to Excelsior

 
Excelsior is an idyllic and charming city located about 20 miles from the Twin Cities. The city maintains a beautiful balance between small-town living and lively downtown, offering plenty of shopping and restaurant options. Prospective buyers will have their pick of classically styled older homes and stunning new builds. Excelsior’s historic commercial district along Water Street attracts people from all over the Twin Cities, with plenty of lakeside shops and restaurants to explore. Excelsior has plenty to do all year long, with frequent events taking place throughout every season. In the summer months, residents enjoy farmer’s markets, a Fourth of July celebration, and concerts at Commons park. In the winter there are events such as the Klondike Dog Derby on Lake Minnetonka and the Excelsior winter market with food, live music, and seasonal shops.
 

Restaurants:

The Coalition is one the most popular restaurants in downtown Excelsior, known for its craft cocktails and chic decor. Located right on the water with boat access, Maynard’s is a Lake Minnetonka icon located just a couple minutes outside of downtown Excelsior offering great views of the lake and a large outdoor patio. Lago Tacos is a fun and casual taco bar while Yumi's Sushi has been a favorite for Japanese cuisine and fresh sushi. A landmark corner attraction is the Bull and Wren, an authentic Irish pub and great gathering spot for a craft cocktail. There are so many unique offerings found in the charming lake town of Excelsior: breweries, coffee shops and a variety of one of a kind eateries. In the summer months, every visit to Excelsior has to end with an ice cream cone from Licks Unlimited, a family run old fashioned ice cream shop.

Overview for Excelsior, MN

19,317 people live in Excelsior, where the median age is 48 and the average individual income is $82,873. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,317

Total Population

48 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$82,873

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Excelsior, MN

Excelsior has 7,382 households, with an average household size of 2.61. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Excelsior do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,317 people call Excelsior home. The population density is 1,183.86 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,317

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

48

Median Age

50.5 / 49.5%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
7,382

Total Households

2.61

Average Household Size

$82,873

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Excelsior, MN

All ()
Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Excelsior. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Excelsior Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Minnetonka West Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Our Savior Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Minnewashta Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
St John The Baptist Catholic Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Deephaven Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5

Around Excelsior, MN

There's plenty to do around Excelsior, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

9
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
68
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Localz Cafe, The Smiling Olive, and Lost Lake Creamery.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.81 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.87 miles 8 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.96 miles 22 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.24 miles 122 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.67 miles 10 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Active 1.53 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Search Homes

Work With Mimi

Get assistance in determining current property value, crafting a competitive offer, writing and negotiating a contract, and much more. Contact me today.

Follow Us on Instagram