Chaska, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 26,561 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +52.2%
Males: 13,165  (49.6%)
Females: 13,396  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

36.2 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55318.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $93,213 (it was $60,325 in 2000)
Chaska:

$93,213
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,418 (it was $25,368 in 2000)

Chaska city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $278,657 (it was $149,000 in 2000)
Chaska:

$278,657
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $349,186; detached houses: $386,907; townhouses or other attached units: $204,571; in 2-unit structures: $13,177; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $344,098; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $185,718; mobile homes: $23,218

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,171.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chaska: 112.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.3%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.7% for Black residents, 17.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.6% for other race residents, 6.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Chaska, MN (2017)
    • 21,15082.4%White alone
    • 2,1628.4%Hispanic
    • 7522.9%Asian alone
    • 7142.8%Two or more races
    • 6282.4%Black alone
    • 710.3%American Indian alone
    • 260.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 120.05%Other race alone

Races in Chaska detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Chaska, Minnesota as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chaska is 25,395 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Chaska by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(36.6)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A12
(49.7)
3
(12.2)
6
(23.9)
1
(3.9)
9
(34.1)
9
(33.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(9.2)
1
(4.4)
2
(8.1)
3
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(25.0)
3
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.1)
5
(19.9)
5
(19.6)
2
(7.6)
3
(11.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(73.3)
12
(52.2)
7
(28.3)
15
(60.4)
13
(52.1)
12
(47.2)
12
(50.1)
10
(41.1)
5
(20.7)
7
(28.5)
13
(51.8)
9
(35.3)
11
(41.7)
9
(33.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
72
(329.8)
45
(195.9)
36
(145.4)
34
(136.8)
39
(156.4)
49
(192.7)
37
(154.5)
36
(147.9)
28
(115.9)
28
(113.8)
32
(127.5)
37
(145.2)
23
(87.2)
27
(100.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
300
(1,374)
375
(1,632)
294
(1,187)
309
(1,244)
340
(1,363)
337
(1,326)
253
(1,056)
300
(1,232)
244
(1,010)
181
(735.7)
214
(852.6)
238
(934.0)
224
(849.0)
192
(712.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(36.6)
8
(34.8)
9
(36.3)
9
(36.2)
7
(28.1)
12
(47.2)
8
(33.4)
3
(12.3)
7
(29.0)
5
(20.3)
7
(27.9)
12
(47.1)
8
(30.3)
8
(29.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(41.2)
3
(13.1)
2
(8.1)
7
(28.2)
6
(24.1)
2
(7.9)
3
(12.5)
4
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)127.7130.1102.6111.7103.8104.9108.398.894.756.980.767.480.474.6

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City-data.com crime index in Chaska, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Chaska, MN City Guides:

Ancestries: German (31.4%), Norwegian (9.5%), Irish (4.6%), American (4.1%), Swedish (3.2%), European (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1871

Elevation: 728 feet

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,934 people per square mile   (low).

Chaska, Minnesota map

2,021 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 1.3% Europe, 0.8% Africa).

This city:

7.7%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,115 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,377 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 44.81 N, Longitude: 93.60 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,651 (-10.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,204 (21.3%)

Area code: 952

Distribution of median household income in Chaska, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chaska, MN in 2017
Chaska satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 134 buildings, average cost: $264,600
  • 2014: 139 buildings, average cost: $262,400
  • 2015: 134 buildings, average cost: $266,200
  • 2016: 134 buildings, average cost: $255,200
  • 2017: 103 buildings, average cost: $236,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Chaska, MN residents
Average permit cost in Chaska, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Chaska, MN
Historical housing units in Chaska, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +5,942 (+51.6%).
Most common industries in Chaska, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.2%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Chaska, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Computer specialists (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Engineers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.2%)

Average climate in Chaska, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Chaska, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.2. This is about average.

City:

74.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.419. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.419
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.42
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.74
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00234. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00234
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Chaska-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 31% 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 below Minnesota state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 133.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 144.2 miles away from Chaska center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 289.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 172.7 miles away from Chaska center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 299.8 miles away from Chaska center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carver County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chaska topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Chaska:

  • AUBURN MANOR (501 OAK STREET)

Other hospitals and 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)
  • FMS DIALYSIS - SHAKOPEE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SHAKOPEE, MN)
  • ST GERTRUDES HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SHAKOPEE, MN)
  • MSOCS EDEN PRAIRIE DELL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; EDEN PRAIRIE, MN)
  • EXCELSIOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EXCELSIOR, MN)

located in Chaska:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chaska:

  • Normandale Community College (about 14 miles; Bloomington, MN; Full-time enrollment: 7,048)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 20 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)
  • Capella University (about 20 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 21,718)
  • Walden University (about 21 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 62,473)
  • Augsburg College (about 21 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 2,954)
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (about 22 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 43,506)
  • St Catherine University (about 22 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,771)

Public high schools in Chaska:

  • CHASKA HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 545 PIONEER TR, Grades: 9-12)
  • INTEGRATED ARTS ACADEMY (Location: 11 PEAVY RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • 112 ALC AFTER SCHOOL & SUMMER SCH (Location: 11 PEAVEY RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • PRAIRIECARE CHASKA (Location: 111 HUNDERTMARK RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chaska:

Private elementary/middle schools in Chaska:

See full list of schools located in Chaska

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

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Chaska include: ENTEGRIS INC (A), LIFECORE BIOMEDICAL INC (B), FSI INTERNATIONAL INC (C). 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).

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

Carver County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

JACKSON HEIGHTS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and 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)

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

  • CHASKA (Address: One City Hall Plaza , Population served: 24,048, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Chaska:

Marital status in Chaska, MN
  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Chaska:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chaska
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chaska, MN (based on Carver County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,8878
Evangelical Protestant13,24430
Mainline Protestant9,28916
Other1,1196
None52,503-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Carver County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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:
This county:

5.8%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.9%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.8%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.4%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chaska:

45.1%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.8%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chaska:

8.9%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chaska:

32.7%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Chaska:

56.6%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.6%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chaska, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 35$239,504$82,116141$65,476
Police Protection - Officers 24$207,793$103,8970$0
Electric Power 16$131,072$98,3045$13,058
Financial Administration 13$92,265$85,1681$2,161
Other and Unallocable 12$90,454$90,4540$0
Streets and Highways 12$76,989$76,9890$0
Water Supply 9$61,309$81,7450$0
Other Government Administration 6$53,889$107,7780$0
Police - Other 3$15,416$61,6641$897
Fire - Other 2$17,860$107,1602$1,470
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 132$986,551$89,686150$83,062

Chaska government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,642,000 ($99.47)
    Electric Utilities: $2,247,000 ($84.60)
    General - Other: $2,062,000 ($77.63)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $31,617,000 ($1190.35)
    Regular Highways: $7,729,000 ($290.99)
    General - Other: $4,631,000 ($174.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,367,000 ($164.41)
    Sewerage: $4,055,000 ($152.67)
    Police Protection: $3,695,000 ($139.11)
    Financial Administration: $2,677,000 ($100.79)
    Water Utilities: $1,770,000 ($66.64)
    Central Staff Services: $1,589,000 ($59.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $849,000 ($31.96)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $538,000 ($20.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $449,000 ($16.90)
    General Public Buildings: $327,000 ($12.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $141,000 ($5.31)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $153,000 ($5.76)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $2,124,000 ($79.97)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $771,000 ($29.03)
    Corporate Bonds: $714,000 ($26.88)
    Benefit Payments: $517,000 ($19.46)
    Other Investments - Other: $68,000 ($2.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,780,000 ($104.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,720,000 ($64.76)
    General - Other: $929,000 ($34.98)
    Sewerage: $642,000 ($24.17)
    Water Utilities: $301,000 ($11.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $206,000 ($7.76)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,723,000 ($290.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $367,000 ($13.82)

Chaska government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $6,443,000 ($242.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,746,000 ($141.03)
    Sewerage: $3,745,000 ($141.00)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $431,000 ($16.23)
    Regular Highways: $156,000 ($5.87)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $147,000 ($5.53)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-220,000 ($-8.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $117,000 ($4.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $81,000 ($3.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $5,546,000 ($208.80)
    Interest Earnings: $1,909,000 ($71.87)
    General Revenue - Other: $456,000 ($17.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $201,000 ($7.57)
    Rents: $115,000 ($4.33)
    Sale of Property: $39,000 ($1.47)
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($0.60)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $35,315,000 ($1329.58)
    Water Utilities: $982,000 ($36.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,106,000 ($41.64)
    Highways: $789,000 ($29.71)
    Other: $556,000 ($20.93)
  • Tax - Property: $11,139,000 ($419.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,796,000 ($142.92)
    Other License: $1,033,000 ($38.89)

Chaska government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,927,000 ($2971.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $72,149,000 ($2716.35)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,951,000 ($374.65)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,186,000 ($345.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,778,000 ($255.19)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $765,000 ($28.80)

Chaska government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,553,000 ($284.36)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,103,000 ($41.53)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,102,000 ($719.17)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,051,000 ($679.61)

8.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($96,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.56%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hennepin County, MN  3.85% ($126,044 average AGI)
from Scott County, MN  0.81% ($75,556)
from Dakota County, MN  0.43% ($76,527)


7.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($96,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.92%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hennepin County, MN  3.09% ($114,901 average AGI)
to Scott County, MN  0.80% ($48,617)
to Dakota County, MN  0.32% ($73,959)
Businesses in Chaska, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Arby's1Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western1Penske1
Caribou Coffee2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx5Subway2
GNC1Super 81
H&R Block1Target1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS5
Kohl's1Walgreens1
McDonald's1

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
See more detailed statistics of Chaska fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 45Number of bridges
  • 486ft / 148mTotal length
  • $500,003,000Total costs
  • 437,964Total average daily traffic
  • 19,692Total average daily truck traffic
  • 325,157Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Chaska, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 282000-2009
  • 32010-2018
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: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Chaska, MN)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (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: 89 (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: 26 (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 in Chaska, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chaska, MN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 41. The highest number of fires - 70 took place in 2003, and the least - 20 in 2010. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Chaska, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.5%), and Outside Fires (29.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chaska, MN
    • 31344.5%Structure Fires
    • 20729.4%Outside Fires
    • 12818.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 568.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chaska, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chaska, Minnesota:

  • Super 8 Motel Chaska, 830 Yellow Brick Rd, Chaska, Minnesota 55318 , Phone: (952) 448-7030
  • Best Western Chaska River Inn, 101 W First St, Chaska, Minnesota 55318 , Phone: (952) 448-7877, Fax: (952) 448-7290
  • Best Western Chaska River Inn & Suites, 1 Riv Bend Pl, Chaska, Minnesota 55318 , Phone: (952) 448-7877, Fax: (952) 448-7290
  • Oak Ridge Hotel & Conference Center, 1 Oak Ridge Dr, Chaska, Minnesota 55318 , Phone: (952) 368-3100
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chaska, Minnesota
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chaska, MN
  • 91.5%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chaska, MN
  • 59.9%Utility gas
  • 35.1%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used


Chaska compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Chaska on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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