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Population in 2012: 24,074 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +38.0%
Males: 11,719  (48.7%)
Females: 12,355  (51.3%)

Median resident age:  33.8 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55318.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $71,506 (it was $60,325 in 2000)
Chaska:

$71,506
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,148

Chaska city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $222,864 (it was $149,000 in 2000)
Chaska:

$222,864
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $270,870; Detached houses: $323,498; Townhouses or other attached units: $199,863; In 2-unit structures: $132,504; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $201,528; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,301; Mobile homes: $28,863

Median gross rent in 2012: $979.

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  • White alone - 20,467 (86.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1,804 (7.6%)
  • Asian alone - 613 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 431 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 318 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 65 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chaska: 112.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (29.8%), Norwegian (11.7%), Irish (8.8%), Swedish (6.1%), French (4.9%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1871

Elevation: 728 feet

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,753 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chaska:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chaska city:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

2,456 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe).

This city:  10.4%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,850 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,304 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (7.4 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (19.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (361.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Carver, MN (1.9 miles ), Chanhassen, MN (2.1 miles ), Victoria, MN (2.1 miles ), Shakopee, MN (2.2 miles ), Excelsior, MN (2.5 miles ), Shorewood, MN (2.6 miles ), Greenwood, MN (2.7 miles ), Eden Prairie, MN (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 161 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 1998: 165 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 1999: 194 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2000: 140 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2001: 176 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2002: 307 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2003: 283 buildings, average cost: $197,900
  • 2004: 235 buildings, average cost: $208,600
  • 2005: 145 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2006: 74 buildings, average cost: $245,200
  • 2007: 60 buildings, average cost: $225,400
  • 2008: 52 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 2009: 48 buildings, average cost: $224,200
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $250,400
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $252,700
  • 2012: 123 buildings, average cost: $270,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.81 N, Longitude: 93.60 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,173 (-4.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,026 (23.8%)

Area code: 952

Chaska household income distribution Chaska home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Chaska by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100001110010
per 100,000 0.05.70.00.00.00.04.44.04.00.00.04.20.0
Rapes 8152988N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 49.285.111.246.038.436.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Robberies 4220221230063
per 100,000 24.611.311.20.09.69.24.48.112.10.00.025.012.3
Assaults 2018151112161271513121210
per 100,000 122.9102.184.256.257.673.352.228.360.452.147.250.141.1
Burglaries 37314445407245363439493736
per 100,000 227.4175.8247.1230.0192.1329.8195.9145.4136.8156.4192.7154.5147.9
Thefts 355265320315270300375294309340337253300
per 100,000 2181.81502.61797.21609.71296.61374.31632.41187.21243.61363.31325.51056.21232.3
Auto thefts 1625111314889971283
per 100,000 98.3141.861.866.467.236.634.836.336.228.147.233.412.3
Arson 461019793276234
per 100,000 24.634.056.297.133.641.213.18.128.224.17.912.516.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 189.3194.1128.0138.9120.2132.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

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Crime rate in Chaska detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 27 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Minnesota average:

1.66

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Chaska, Minnesota accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,942 (+51.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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Average climate in Chaska, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Chaska-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the Chaska city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 7.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chaska-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carver County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chaska topographic map

Birthplace of: Brad Hand - Baseball player, Gordon Paschka - Football player, Spencer Tollackson - College basketball player (Minnesota Golden Gophers).

Main business address for: ENTEGRIS INC (PLASTICS PRODUCTS, NEC), LIFECORE BIOMEDICAL INC (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)), FSI INTERNATIONAL INC (SPECIAL INDUSTRY MACHINERY, NEC).


Hospital/medical center in Chaska:

  • AUBURN MANOR (Nursing Home, 501 OAK STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Chaska:

  • COMMUNITY LIVING INC COTTAGE 4 (Hospital, about 5 miles away; VICTORIA, MN)
  • DELPHI (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SHAKOPEE, MN)
  • MOUNT OLIVET ROLLING ACRES (Hospital, about 6 miles away; VICTORIA, MN)

Political contributions by individuals in Chaska, MN

Local government website: www.chaskamn.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chaska:

  • Normandale Community College (about 14 miles; Bloomington, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,832)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 20 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 4,477)
  • Capella University (about 20 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Walden University (about 21 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 29,744)
  • Augsburg College (about 21 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 3,124)
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (about 22 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 38,094)
  • St. Catherine University (about 22 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,406)

Biggest public high schools in Chaska:

Private high school in Chaska:

  • SOUTHWEST CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 174; Location: 103 PEAVEY RD; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Chaska:

Private elementary/middle schools in Chaska:

  • ST JOHN'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 300 E 4TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GUARDIAN ANGELS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 256; Location: 217 W 2ND ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JONATHAN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 67; Location: 112050 HUNDERTMARK RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • STEP BY STEP MONTESSORI (Students: 24; Location: 1485 WHITE OAK DR; Grades: KG - KG; Boys only)
  • MINNESOTA VALLEY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: 12575 COUNTY ROAD 43; Grades: KG - 11)
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Library in Chaska:

  • CARVER COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,461,638; Location: 4 CITY HALL PLAZA; 219,150 books; 15,187 e-books; 12,721 audio materials; 8,939 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 12 other licensed databases; 767 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • current home of Paul Swanson

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Notable locations in Chaska: Chaska (A), Hazeltine National Golf Club (B), Chaska Town Corner (C), Carver County Sheriff's Office (D), Chaska Fire Department (E), Chaska Police Department (F), Chaska City Hall (G), Carver County Library (H), Chaska Library (I), Chaska Fire Department (J), Carver County Courthouse (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Brickyard Shopping Center (1), Chaska Commons Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chaska include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Saint John's Lutheran Church (B), Guardian Angels Church (C), Crown of Glory Lutheran Church (D), Chaska Moravian Church (E), United Methodist Church (F), Church of Christ (G), Valley Evangelical Free Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Pleasant Cemetery (1), Moravian Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Bavaria (A), Big Woods Lake (B), McKnight Lake (C), Lake Jonathan (D), Firemens Clayhole (E), Brickyard Clayhole (F), Courthouse Lake (G), Firemans Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Chaska Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Chaska include: Lions Park (1), Friendship Park (2), Pioneer Park (3), Cortina Park (4), Firemens Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (Botanical Gardens; 3675 Arboretum Drive).

Hotels: Brookside Motel & Campground (780 Flying Cloud Drive), Mpls./St. Paul/Chaska Super 8 Motel (830 Yellow Brick Rd), Oak Ridge Conference Center (1 Oak Ridge Dr), Best Western Chaska River (1 River Bend Place).

 
Carver County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  Ozone  Pb  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.0. This is about average.
City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.334
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.0323. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0323
U.S.:

0.0222
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.975. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.975
U.S.:

3.968
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 15.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.7
U.S.:

13.8
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.69
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chaska and their reported violations in the past:

CHASKA (Address: Chaska City Hall , Population served: 18000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
JACKSON HEIGHTS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and MAR-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-01-1993 to DEC-01-1993), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-1994), St Other (MAR-28-1994), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-1994), Fed PAO issued (MAY-23-1994), Fed FAO issued (OCT-31-1994)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ZOAR UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (Address: 12710 Laurie Lane , Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-06-1999), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-1999), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-1999), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-06-1999), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-06-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-1999)
SCHIMELPFENIG PARK (CHASKA) (Address: c/o Mr. Tim Wiebe, Public Works Supv. , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-15-2003), St Boil Water Order (MAY-15-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2003), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-15-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-15-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2003)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chaska that have no violations reported:

  • MUSTARD SEED, THE (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESTERN MOTEL (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MN VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.8%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.8% for Black residents, 7.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.9% for American Indian residents, 1.9% for other race residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chaska, MN

People in group quarters in Chaska in 2010:

  • 90 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Chaska in 2000:

  • 92 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 20 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Chaska compared to Minnesota state average:

Chaska, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Chaska (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Chaska Branch at 200 Pioneer Trail, branch established on 1997/06/20; Chaska Downtown Branch at 400 N Chestnut Street, branch established on 1870/04/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • KleinBank: Chaska Branch at 301 Chestnut Street, branch established on 1906/09/01; Chaska Commons Branch at 120 Pioneer Trail, branch established on 1997/06/26. Info updated 2010/11/22: Bank assets: $1,504.4 mil, Deposits: $1,255.9 mil, headquarters in Big Lake, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Klein Financial, Inc.
  • Community Bank Corporation: at 706 Walnut Street, branch established on 2000/02/16. Info updated 2009/08/12: Bank assets: $148.7 mil, Deposits: $123.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Charter Bankshares, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Chaska Branch at 1435 White Oak Drive, branch established on 2005/06/06. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Security Bank Waconia: Chaska Branch at 1575 White Oak Drive, branch established on 1992/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $170.8 mil, Deposits: $154.8 mil, headquarters in Waconia, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Security Bancshares Co.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chaska, Minnesota:

  • Super 8 Motel Chaska, 830 Yellow Brick Rd, Chaska, MN 55318 , Phone: (952) 448-7030
  • Best Western Chaska River Inn, 101 W First St, Chaska, MN 55318 , Phone: (952) 448-7877, Fax: (952) 448-7290
  • Best Western Chaska River Inn & Suites, 1 Riv Bend Pl, Chaska, MN 55318 , Phone: (952) 448-7877, Fax: (952) 448-7290
  • Oak Ridge Hotel & Conference Center, 1 Oak Ridge Dr, Chaska, MN 55318 , Phone: (952) 368-3100
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chaska, Minnesota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Chaska travel time to work - commute


Chaska mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chaska city (based on Carver County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.27%
Here61.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaBaptist General ConferenceMoravian Church in America
Adherents46.2%24.1%18.2%3.2%1.7%
Congregations16.7%27.1%16.7%4.2%6.3%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaUnited Church of ChristConservative Congregational Christian ConferenceReformed Church in the United StatesOther
Adherents1.7%1.0%0.9%0.8%2.1%
Congregations6.3%6.3%2.1%2.1%12.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Carver County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Carver County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
This county:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Carver County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.9%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Carver County:

8.8%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$48,407$52,8085$6,261
Other Government Administration 8$45,035$67,5530$0
Police Protection - Officers 24$133,650$66,8250$0
Police - Other 3$10,078$40,3121$1,942
Streets and Highways 11$57,661$62,9030$0
Solid Waste Management 5$22,264$53,4340$0
Parks and Recreation 25$100,281$48,135105$45,205
Water Supply 9$42,991$57,3210$0
Electric Power 13$80,346$74,1660$0
Other and Unallocable 9$43,091$57,4550$0
Totals for Government 118$583,804$59,370111$53,408

Chaska government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $9,244,000 ($383.98)
    Regular Highways: $8,139,000 ($338.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,843,000 ($118.09)
    Water Utilities: $2,004,000 ($83.24)
    Electric Utilities: $699,000 ($29.04)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $18,897,000 ($784.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,114,000 ($170.89)
    Police Protection: $2,322,000 ($96.45)
    Regular Highways: $2,191,000 ($91.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,569,000 ($65.17)
    Water Utilities: $994,000 ($41.29)
    Central Staff Services: $911,000 ($37.84)
    Financial Administration: $735,000 ($30.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $714,000 ($29.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $691,000 ($28.70)
    Sewerage: $635,000 ($26.38)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $431,000 ($17.90)
    General Public Buildings: $380,000 ($15.78)
    Gas Utilities: $86,000 ($3.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $76,000 ($3.16)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($1.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,239,000 ($259.16)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $1,035,000 ($42.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,162,000 ($89.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,142,000 ($379.75)

Chaska government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $3,848,000 ($159.84)
    All Other: $2,275,000 ($94.50)
    Sewerage: $1,772,000 ($73.61)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $896,000 ($37.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $728,000 ($30.24)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($0.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,243,000 ($93.17)
    Interest Earnings: $1,509,000 ($62.68)
    Special Assessments: $1,304,000 ($54.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $77,000 ($3.20)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $22,612,000 ($939.27)
    Water Utilities: $1,071,000 ($44.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,940,000 ($329.82)
    General Local Government Support: $1,116,000 ($46.36)
    All Other: $152,000 ($6.31)
  • Tax - Property: $7,332,000 ($304.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,966,000 ($81.66)
    Other License: $910,000 ($37.80)

Chaska government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $131,577,000 ($5465.52)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,367,000 ($4626.03)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,661,000 ($1315.15)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $16,339,000 ($678.70)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $16,029,000 ($665.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,451,000 ($475.66)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $310,000 ($12.88)

Chaska government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,760,000 ($363.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,196,000 ($506.60)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,773,000 ($696.73)

10.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($64,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.23%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
Carver County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hennepin County, MN  4.66% ($64,675 average AGI)
from Scott County, MN  0.81% ($49,615)
from Dakota County, MN  0.53% ($60,323)


8.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($72,724 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.62%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($398 average AGI)
Carver County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hennepin County, MN  2.92% ($89,556 average AGI)
to Scott County, MN  1.07% ($46,664)
to McLeod County, MN  0.44% ($39,397)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chaska:

  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KCCO (950 AM; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chaska:

  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • WGVZ (105.7 FM; EDEN PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • KNOF (95.3 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: SELBY GOSPEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Chaska:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Chaska fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 37
Total length: 174 meters (571ft)
Total costs: $1,343,000
Total average daily traffic: 388,055
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,863

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 6
  • 2000-2009: 20
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Chaska, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chaska)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Chaska, MN)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chaska)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Chaska)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED104$182,387108$194,255605$229,91919$127,1171$848,40013$104,9528$32,226
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$193,51312$257,61851$263,9334$131,8050$01$50,0002$36,485
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$150,52317$98,151153$241,26716$60,0250$07$137,32611$32,716
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$194,30011$155,709137$228,30511$126,1710$07$102,9970$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$136,3502$53,49538$251,2531$29,9900$01$77,7503$45,660

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0908.00 , 0909.00, 0910.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$267,17718$285,961
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$201,8444$331,408
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$294,0005$368,878
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$282,240
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$78,8901$185,930

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0908.00 , 0909.00, 0910.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 34
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Chaska


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chaska, MN

Most common first names in Chaska, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5276.9 years
Mary4080.0 years
Robert3770.1 years
William3676.1 years
Helen3082.2 years
Dorothy2981.6 years
Margaret2578.2 years
Donald2372.1 years
Richard2168.0 years
George2175.0 years
Most common last names in Chaska, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2879.3 years
Anderson1677.6 years
Nelson1476.4 years
Gastler1378.6 years
Schmidt1381.3 years
Schindler1277.8 years
Lano1172.0 years
Olson1178.9 years
Carlson1073.9 years
Poppitz1075.6 years
Businesses in Chaska, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Arby's1Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western1Penske1
Caribou Coffee2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Starbucks1
GNC1Subway2
H&R Block1Super 81
Home Depot1Target1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kohl's1UPS5
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Browse common businesses in Chaska, MN

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