Chaska is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 28,047 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Chaska is the 34th largest community in Minnesota.
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.
A relatively large number of people in Chaska telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.70% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Chaska is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.62% of adults in Chaska have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Chaska in 2018 was $47,722, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $190,888 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 German, Irish, Norwegian, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Chaska is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.