Chisago City, Minnesota

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Chisago City, Minnesota

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Chisago City Well-Paid Single Women
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Chisago City Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Chisago City, Minnesota

Comparing Chisago City 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 Women 9 8
Senior Citizens 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Age of the Population 6 6
Racial Diversity 5 6
Male Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 7
People Above Poverty 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
College Educated Adults 7 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 7
Working at Home 7 5
Short Commute Times 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
People Living Alone 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 4 5
Low Violent Crime 3 1

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Chisago City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles NE of Coon Rapids, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 30 miles N of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Chisago
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55013
Phone Area Codes 651
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.373
Longitude -92.889

Chisago City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches
Station CEDAR
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
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Chisago City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,622 100%
Male 1,222 46.6%
Female 1,400 53.4%
Under 18 657 25.1%
18+ 1,965 74.9%
65+ 550 21%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 2.96
White 2,546 97.1%
African-American 14 0.5%
Asian 12 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.2%
Other 15 0.6%
Mixed Race 28 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 42 1.6%

Estimated Chisago City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,071
Growth 449
Growth % 17.1%

Chisago City 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 36%
Swedish 16.8%
Norwegian 11.4%
Irish 9.1%
French (except Basque) 5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
English 3.7%
Polish 2.1%
Danish 1.8%
US/American 1.5%
Italian 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Czech 1.1%
Austrian 1.1%
Finnish 0.7%
Serbian 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Chisago City 2,622 $51,964
Center City 582 $51,875
Lindstrom 3,015 $50,519
Marine on St. Croix 602 $77,633
Shafer 343 $43,000
Stacy 1,278 $45,288
Wyoming 3,048 $62,118
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