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People

Total Population 24,524
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 8.1%
Employed Population 16+ 13,598
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 56%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.1%
Median Earnings25+ $43,952
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,897
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,188

Wealth

Median Family Income $87,449
% Above Poverty Level 94.5%
% Below Poverty Level 5.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.4%
Median Gross Rent $980
Median House Value $225,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.1%
US/American 0.1%
English 6.4%
Irish 10.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chaska Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles SW of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 21 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Carver
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55318
Phone Area Codes 952
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.789
Longitude -93.601

Chaska Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHASKA
Distance 1.2 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 9.7 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
Station GAYLORD
Distance 34.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carver 4,136 $123,657
Chanhassen 24,437 $128,671

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Carver County Library System
4 CITY HALL PLAZA
Chaska, Minnesota
(952) 448-9395
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Chaska High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

CHASKA SR.
5450 PIONEER TRAIL
952-556-7100
Serves 1,672 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.1

CARVER ALC
309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.
952-368-8870
A Non-traditional School
Serves 134 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2.2

CARVER-SCOTT EDUCATIONAL COOP.
401 E. 4TH ST.
952-368-8800
A Special Education School
Serves 71 students.

CSEC ALC WESTONKA
309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.
952-368-8875
A Non-traditional School
Serves 45 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

SCOTT ALC
309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.
952-368-8870
A Non-traditional School
Serves 32 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.4

CSEC ALC C IND
309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.
952-368-8875
A Non-traditional School
Serves 22 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.3

CSEC ALC NEWLEMONT
309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.
952-368-8875
A Non-traditional School
Serves 19 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19

CSEC ALC WEST CARVER
309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.
952-368-8875
A Non-traditional School
Serves 13 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.3

CSEC ALC C SB
309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.
952-368-8875
A Non-traditional School
Serves 7 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 3.5

CSEC ALC S IND
309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.
952-368-8875
A Non-traditional School
Serves 5 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5

CSEC ALC JUVENILE ALTERNITIVE
309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.
952-368-8875
A Non-traditional School
Serves 4 students.

CSEC ALC S SB
309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.
952-368-8875
A Non-traditional School
Serves 1 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 1

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