Carver, Minnesota

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Carver, Minnesota

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High Points

Carver strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Carver People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Carver Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Carver Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Carver Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Carver Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Carver Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Carver College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Carver, Minnesota

Comparing Carver to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Racial Diversity 5 6
Age of the Population 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 10 9
College Educated Adults 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Working at Home 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
People Living Alone 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Carver Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles SW of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Carver
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55315
Phone Area Codes 952
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.763
Longitude -93.625

Carver Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CHASKA
Distance 3.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station JORDAN 1 S
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
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Carver Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,266 100%
Male 650 51.3%
Female 616 48.7%
Under 18 370 29.2%
18+ 896 70.8%
65+ 72 5.7%
Median Age 32.8
Average Family Size 3.13
White 1,233 97.4%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 6 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 12 0.9%
Mixed Race 9 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 1.7%

Estimated Carver Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,268
Growth 1,002
Growth % 79.1%

Carver Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 47.5%
Norwegian 12.4%
Swedish 6.5%
English 4.8%
Irish 4.5%
Polish 3.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
US/American 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Czech 2.1%
Czechoslovakian 1.5%
French Canadian 1.1%
Danish 1%
Scottish 0.9%
Belgian 0.8%
European 0.7%
British 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Alsatian 0.6%
Finnish 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Luxemburger 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Carver 1,266 $70,673
Chanhassen 20,321 $93,092
Chaska 17,449 $69,612
Cologne 1,012 $61,471
Jordan 3,833 $53,363
Shakopee 20,568 $66,885
Victoria 4,025 $91,681
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