Chaska is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 26,016 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Chaska is the 39th largest community in Minnesota.
Chaska real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Chaska house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Chaska is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Chaska is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chaska who work in management occupations (14.76%), office and administrative support (13.46%), and sales jobs (10.89%).
Also of interest is that Chaska has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Chaska ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Chaska, 44.25% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Chaska in 2010 was $36,702, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,808 for a family of four.
Chaska is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Chaska home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chaska residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Chaska include Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Chaska is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.