Savage, Minnesota, in Scott county, is 3 miles W of Burnsville, Minnesota (center to center) and 14 miles S of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The city is considered part of the Minneapolis-saint paul metropolitan area. Savage has a population of 21,115.
In Savage, about 74% of adults are married. Savage is considered a city for married couples and families. Households are larger than most, which is consistent with the family emphasis of the city. One thing visitors notice about Savage is the large number of young children, especially babies and pre-school kids.
Interestingly, the city is known for having more men than similar cities.
In 2000, Savage had a median family income of $79,244. Savage is regarded in the state as a city where many of the people are well-off. The city has a large middle class. Savage finds a smaller share of its people living in poverty than most places in the state. To its credit, the people in the city value education and a large proportion are college graduates.
In the 2004 election, George W. Bush was the top Presidential fund-raiser in Savage ($6703). Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.
About 91% of housing units in Savage are owner-occupied. Housing in the city tends to be newer construction. People in Savage pay more in property taxes per residence than in most communities in the state.
In Savage, 93% of commuters drive to work.
Savage strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):
People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
Comparing Savage to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||3 miles W of Burnsville, Minnesota (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||14 miles S of Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Metro Area||Minneapolis - Saint Paul|
|Standard Zip Codes||55378|
|Phone Area Codes||952|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||MINNEAPOLIS INTL AP|
|Jan Temp||4 to 22 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 58 F|
|Annual Precip||29.4 inches|
|Station||ROSEMOUNT AGRI EXP STN|
|Jan Temp||0 to 20 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 56 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||34.6 inches|
|Station||JORDAN 1 S|
|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|
|Average Family Size||3.38|
|American Indian & Alaskan||52||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||345||1.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||26,581|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||10.1%|
|French (except Basque)||2%|
|(As of 2005)|
Super Target Savage ST-1833
14333 Hwy 13
PRIOR LAKE SR.
7575 150TH ST. W.
Serves 1,607 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.4
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