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Carver County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2017: 102,119 (81% urban, 19% rural); it was 70,205 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 22,082
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,764
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 20,327
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,045 (it was 4,029 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

27%

Land area: 357 sq. mi.

Water area: 19.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 286 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Carver County: 113.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.7%), Educational, health and social services (17.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.9%), Manufacturing (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Carver County, MN (2017)
    • 87,765125.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,2206.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,8514.1%Asian alone
    • 1,8292.6%Two or more races
    • 1,5402.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1340.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 450.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 420.06%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years
Males: 50,422  (49.4%)
Females: 51,697  (50.6%)
Average household size:
Carver County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $101,271 ($65,540 in 1999)
This county:

$101,271
Minnesota:

$68,388

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $1,039 (lower quartile is $832, upper quartile is $1,246)
This county:

$1039
State:

$859


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $315,500 (it was $168,700 in 2000)
Carver:

$315,500
Minnesota:

$224,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $216,500 - $460,000

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $386,907
Here:

$386,907
State:

$276,132

Townhouses or other attached units: $204,571
Here:

$204,571
State:

$212,789

In 2-unit structures: $13,177
Here:

$13,177
State:

$232,954

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $344,098
Here:

$344,098
State:

$175,014

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $185,718
Here:

$185,718
State:

$204,896

Mobile homes: $23,218
Here:

$23,218
State:

$67,892

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,897
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $575

Institutionalized population: 288

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 35
  • Burglaries: 145
  • Thefts: 580
  • Auto thefts: 49

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 32
  • Burglaries: 111
  • Thefts: 642
  • Auto thefts: 39
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 755 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 1998: 969 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 1999: 923 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2000: 900 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2001: 849 buildings, average cost: $196,600
  • 2002: 1097 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2003: 966 buildings, average cost: $214,400
  • 2004: 946 buildings, average cost: $213,800
  • 2005: 845 buildings, average cost: $250,200
  • 2006: 599 buildings, average cost: $277,500
  • 2007: 579 buildings, average cost: $271,800
  • 2008: 223 buildings, average cost: $286,200
  • 2009: 280 buildings, average cost: $279,700
  • 2010: 278 buildings, average cost: $283,100
  • 2011: 384 buildings, average cost: $296,900
  • 2012: 514 buildings, average cost: $277,500
  • 2013: 591 buildings, average cost: $279,200
  • 2014: 563 buildings, average cost: $289,500
  • 2015: 517 buildings, average cost: $312,500
  • 2016: 620 buildings, average cost: $293,500
  • 2017: 626 buildings, average cost: $293,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Carver, MN residents
Average permit cost in Carver, MN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,727 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,782 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Carver, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Carver, MN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Carver, MN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.6%
Carver County:

3.6%
Minnesota:

9.5%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.8% for Black residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.1% for American Indian residents, 54.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 9.0% for other race residents, 3.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.5 years old
(Males: 37.0 years old, Females: 37.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.1 years old, Black residents: 18.8 years old, American Indian residents: 42.0 years old, Asian residents: 40.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.8 years old, Other race residents: 18.5 years old)

Area name: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carver County is $705 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $855 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1119 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chanhassen, Chaska, Waconia, Victoria, Norwood Young America, Watertown, Carver, Cologne, Mayer, Hamburg.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Lakes: Culvert Lake (A), Culver Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Beadle County, South Dakota , Oxford County, Maine , Chippewa County , Deuel County, South Dakota , Marion County, Oregon , Rice County , Scott County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Minnesota:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Carver, MN
County total employment by year in Carver, MN
County average yearly wages by year in Carver, MN

Current college students: 2,867
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 97.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 50.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,925 (71.0% naturalized citizens)

Carver County:

3.8%
Whole state:

8.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 9492010 or later
  • 1,7882000 to 2009
  • 1,4061990 to 1999
  • 5891980 to 1989
  • 2801970 to 1979
  • 208Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 39.1%

Carver County marital status for males Carver County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 27,635
  • One, attached: 4,907
  • Two: 474
  • 3 or 4: 537
  • 5 to 9: 990
  • 10 to 19: 535
  • 20 to 49: 1,724
  • 50 or more: 680
  • Mobile homes: 716
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 63

Housing units in Carver County with a mortgage: 22,900 (863 second mortgage, 2,984 home equity loan, 81 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,402

Here:

75.9% with mortgage
State:

67.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Carver County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,8878
Evangelical Protestant13,24430
Mainline Protestant9,28916
Other1,1196
None52,503-
Carver County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Carver County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Carver County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 43
This county:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Carver County:

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Carver County:

27.9%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.8%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Carver County:

Average size of farms: 210 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $76,066
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $222.54
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.25%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.73%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $59,982
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.11%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $104,186
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.59%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.59
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 37.52%
Corn for grain: 57486 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2243 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 47083 harvested acres
Vegetables: 69 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 80 acres

Tornado activity:

Carver County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 37252932.6 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Carver County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 91% 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 125.6 miles away from Carver County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 136.7 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 282.3 miles away from the county 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 165.2 miles away from the county center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from Carver County 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 293.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 11, 2014 to July 12, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4182: July 21, 2014, FEMA Id: 4182, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 16, 2011 to May 25, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1982: May 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1982, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 22, 2010 to October 14, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1941: October 13, 2010, FEMA Id: 1941, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2010 to April 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1900: April 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 1900, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2010 to April 26, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3310: March 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 3310, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3242: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3242, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 23, 2001 to July 03, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1370: May 16, 2001, FEMA Id: 1370, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds And Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 15, 1998 to June 28, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1225: June 23, 1998, FEMA Id: 1225, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1175: April 08, 1997, FEMA Id: 1175, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 06, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-993: June 11, 1993, FEMA Id: 993, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Carver

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 33,991 (80.1%)
  • Carpooled: 3,178 (7.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 297 (0.7%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 4 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 377 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 181 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 556 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 3,987 (9.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (12%)
  • India (8%)
  • Kenya (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Canada (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Carver County


  • German (36%)
  • Norwegian (8%)
  • American (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • English (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Carver County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 471 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 240 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 69 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 56 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 34 people in other group homes
  • 17 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Carver County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 418 people in college/university student housing
  • 187 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 119 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 90 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 11 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $120,047.

8.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
6.92% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($80,383 average AGI)
1.64% relocated from other states ($15,760 average AGI)
Carver County:

1.64%
Minnesota average:

2.11%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from McLeod County, MN  0.23% ($59,222)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.22% ($50,512)
from Wright County, MN  0.20% ($62,558)
from Anoka County, MN  0.18% ($62,662)


7.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
5.97% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($66,770 average AGI)
1.95% relocated to other states ($29,401 average AGI)
Carver County:

1.95%
Minnesota average:

2.17%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Wright County, MN  0.26% ($60,960)
to McLeod County, MN  0.25% ($45,784)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.18% ($40,647)
to Anoka County, MN  0.14% ($52,630)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.4

Births per 1000 population in Carver County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 4.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 4.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Carver County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 2.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Carver County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Carver County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Carver County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carver County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carver County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carver County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Carver County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,376 (6,521 aged, 855 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 940 (3%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Carver County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (361)
  • Unspecified dementia (351)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (346)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (227)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (194)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (189)
  • Congestive heart failure (172)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (132)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (126)
  • Unspecified fall (120)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.22
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,548
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 133
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25,877

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,468
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 414
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 63.8. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 102,119
  • In family households: 88,827 (13,672 male householders, 13,300 female householders)
    24,172 spouses, 33,648 children (32,345 natural, 834 adopted, 469 stepchildren), 687 grandchildren, 466 brothers or sisters, 857 parents, 740 other relatives, 1,285 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,420 (3,387 male householders (2,424 living alone)), 5,362 female householders (4,071 living alone)), 3,671 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 872

Size of family households: 10,228 2-persons, 5,291 3-persons, 7,399 4-persons, 3,068 5-persons, 735 6-persons, 251 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,495 1-person, 1,750 2-persons, 225 3-persons, 204 4-persons, 75 5-persons.

23,484 married couples with children.
3,121 single-parent households (1,109 men, 2,012 women).

91.2% of residents of Carver speak English at home.
3.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $182,085,000 ($2,217 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,792,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $90,616,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,931,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,636,000
Federal grants: $21,030,000
Federal procurement contracts: $17,628,000 ($685,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $16,244,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,140,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $60,217,000
Federal Government insurance: $35,525,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 6,076
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,524
Here:

18 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +778
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +9,450
Here +111 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Carver County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.07 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.8
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.0

Year house built in Carver County, Minnesota
  • Year house built in Carver County, Minnesota
  • 1,6212014 or later
  • 1,6362010 to 2013
  • 10,5102000 to 2009
  • 8,1281990 to 1999
  • 6,0391980 to 1989
  • 3,6141970 to 1979
  • 2,3691960 to 1969
  • 8471950 to 1959
  • 4951940 to 1949
  • 3,0021939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Carver County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Carver County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Carver County, Minnesota
  • 01 room
  • 632 rooms
  • 943 rooms
  • 1,3724 rooms
  • 3,5315 rooms
  • 4,4906 rooms
  • 4,3007 rooms
  • 4,3728 rooms
  • 12,0809+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carver County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carver County, Minnesota
  • 1651 room
  • 1222 rooms
  • 8093 rooms
  • 1,4394 rooms
  • 1,0145 rooms
  • 6536 rooms
  • 3327 rooms
  • 5058 rooms
  • 3809+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Carver County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Carver County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Carver County, Minnesota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3871 bedroom
  • 3,8602 bedrooms
  • 11,2593 bedrooms
  • 9,6534 bedrooms
  • 5,1435+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carver County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carver County, Minnesota
  • 165no bedroom
  • 1,4141 bedroom
  • 2,1952 bedrooms
  • 8333 bedrooms
  • 7254 bedrooms
  • 875+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Carver County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Carver County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Carver County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 634no vehicle
  • 4,5901 vehicle
  • 15,3092 vehicles
  • 7,5993 vehicles
  • 1,5564 vehicles
  • 6145+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Carver County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Carver County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 465no vehicle
  • 2,1231 vehicle
  • 2,4002 vehicles
  • 2983 vehicles
  • 394 vehicles
  • 945+ vehicles

87.5% of Carver County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Minnesota.

Carver County:

87.5%
State average:

85.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 74,388
  • Other state: 22,862
  • Northeast: 2,145
  • Midwest: 14,967
  • South: 2,328
  • West: 3,422
Year householders moved into unit in Carver County, MN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Carver County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 80.9%Utility gas
  • 9.9%Electricity
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.1%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.9%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,986
Here:

16.5%
Minnesota:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,020
Here:

15.5%
Minnesota:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,171
Here:

31.1%
Minnesota:

22.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Carver County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $288,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,247,000
  • Charges - Other: $11,118,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,210,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $289,000
    Parks and Recreation: $274,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $50,536,000
    Parks and Recreation: $928,000
    Police Protection: $382,000
    General Public Buildings: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $20,999,000
    Police Protection: $17,604,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,440,000
    Regular Highways: $6,797,000
    Libraries: $4,697,000
    Financial Administration: $3,637,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,297,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,044,000
    Health - Other: $2,271,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,012,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,007,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,634,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,503,000
    General - Other: $691,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $791,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $175,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,199,000
    Other: $1,446,000
    Public Welfare: $213,000
    Health and Hospitals: $22,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,916,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,672,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,439,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,195,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,242,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,062,000
    General Revenue - Other: $642,000
    Special Assessments: $291,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $214,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $83,000
    Rents: $80,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,466,000
    Police Protection: $691,000
    Central Staff Services: $97,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $28,000
    General Public Building: $23,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
    Libraries: $1,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,275,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,041,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,424,000
    Public Welfare: $10,465,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,160,000
    Other: $2,608,000
    Health and Hospitals: $610,000
    Housing and Community Development: $165,000
  • Tax - Property: $53,137,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $855,000
    Other License: $845,000
    Other: $203,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,983,000

Carver County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $288,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,247,000
  • Charges - Other: $11,118,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,210,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $289,000
    Parks and Recreation: $274,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $50,536,000
    Parks and Recreation: $928,000
    Police Protection: $382,000
    General Public Buildings: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $20,999,000
    Police Protection: $17,604,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,440,000
    Regular Highways: $6,797,000
    Libraries: $4,697,000
    Financial Administration: $3,637,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,297,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,044,000
    Health - Other: $2,271,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,012,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,007,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,634,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,503,000
    General - Other: $691,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $791,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $175,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,199,000
    Other: $1,446,000
    Public Welfare: $213,000
    Health and Hospitals: $22,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,916,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,672,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,439,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,195,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,242,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,062,000
    General Revenue - Other: $642,000
    Special Assessments: $291,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $214,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $83,000
    Rents: $80,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,466,000
    Police Protection: $691,000
    Central Staff Services: $97,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $28,000
    General Public Building: $23,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
    Libraries: $1,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,275,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,041,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,424,000
    Public Welfare: $10,465,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,160,000
    Other: $2,608,000
    Health and Hospitals: $610,000
    Housing and Community Development: $165,000
  • Tax - Property: $53,137,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $855,000
    Other License: $845,000
    Other: $203,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,983,000

Carver County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $288,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,247,000
  • Charges - Other: $11,118,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,210,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $289,000
    Parks and Recreation: $274,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $50,536,000
    Parks and Recreation: $928,000
    Police Protection: $382,000
    General Public Buildings: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $20,999,000
    Police Protection: $17,604,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,440,000
    Regular Highways: $6,797,000
    Libraries: $4,697,000
    Financial Administration: $3,637,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,297,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,044,000
    Health - Other: $2,271,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,012,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,007,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,634,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,503,000
    General - Other: $691,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $791,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $175,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,199,000
    Other: $1,446,000
    Public Welfare: $213,000
    Health and Hospitals: $22,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,916,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,672,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,439,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,195,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,242,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,062,000
    General Revenue - Other: $642,000
    Special Assessments: $291,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $214,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $83,000
    Rents: $80,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,466,000
    Police Protection: $691,000
    Central Staff Services: $97,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $28,000
    General Public Building: $23,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
    Libraries: $1,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,275,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,041,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,424,000
    Public Welfare: $10,465,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,160,000
    Other: $2,608,000
    Health and Hospitals: $610,000
    Housing and Community Development: $165,000
  • Tax - Property: $53,137,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $855,000
    Other License: $845,000
    Other: $203,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,983,000

Carver County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $288,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,247,000
  • Charges - Other: $11,118,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,210,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $289,000
    Parks and Recreation: $274,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $50,536,000
    Parks and Recreation: $928,000
    Police Protection: $382,000
    General Public Buildings: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $20,999,000
    Police Protection: $17,604,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,440,000
    Regular Highways: $6,797,000
    Libraries: $4,697,000
    Financial Administration: $3,637,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,297,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,044,000
    Health - Other: $2,271,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,012,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,007,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,634,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,503,000
    General - Other: $691,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $791,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $175,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,199,000
    Other: $1,446,000
    Public Welfare: $213,000
    Health and Hospitals: $22,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,916,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,672,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,439,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,195,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,242,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,062,000
    General Revenue - Other: $642,000
    Special Assessments: $291,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $214,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $83,000
    Rents: $80,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,466,000
    Police Protection: $691,000
    Central Staff Services: $97,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $28,000
    General Public Building: $23,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
    Libraries: $1,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,275,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,041,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,424,000
    Public Welfare: $10,465,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,160,000
    Other: $2,608,000
    Health and Hospitals: $610,000
    Housing and Community Development: $165,000
  • Tax - Property: $53,137,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $855,000
    Other License: $845,000
    Other: $203,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,983,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 366
  • Number of aged recipients: 57
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 309
  • Number of recipients under 18: 58
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 227
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 81
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 118
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 156
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full 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 ORIGINATED540$200,820639$252,4883,347$245,119106$136,5753$653,00080$149,95014$38,071
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED42$223,09563$265,778266$260,22917$106,0000$08$147,2503$38,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED51$198,05972$233,111830$252,78654$88,5560$025$165,44018$48,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN39$216,53877$275,532684$242,91429$123,8280$024$161,4580$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$213,00013$313,000165$246,04810$116,7000$01$136,0003$45,667
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED119$265,22781$278,2591$136,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$277,71918$302,7220$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$319,68822$308,3641$181,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$260,00014$265,4291$144,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$157,0002$280,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Carver, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Carver, MN - Value
Most common first names in Carver County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17777.9 years
William14377.6 years
Mary12281.1 years
Robert11372.0 years
Anna10085.7 years
George9477.3 years
Henry9182.4 years
Edward9178.6 years
Helen8784.2 years
Walter8677.1 years
Most common last names in Carver County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson9879.2 years
Anderson5680.0 years
Schmidt5580.1 years
Herrmann4678.5 years
Olson4177.3 years
Mueller4073.2 years
Smith3379.7 years
Nelson3276.5 years
Carlson2875.8 years
Schneider2480.7 years
Businesses in Carver County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware3Lane Furniture2
AmericInn2MasterBrand Cabinets5
Applebee's1McDonald's4
Arby's1Nike7
Best Western1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Caribou Coffee4Quiznos1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Chipotle1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves2SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen3Sprint Nextel1
Decora Cabinetry1Starbucks3
Domino's Pizza2Subway11
FedEx11Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC2Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Target3
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
Houlihan's1UPS14
KFC1Walgreens3
Kohl's1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1

Carver County on our top lists:

  • #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+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 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+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"