Chisago City is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 4,937 people and just one neighborhood, Chisago City is the 145th largest community in Minnesota.
Real Estate Prices
Chisago City real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Chisago City house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Chisago City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Chisago City is a city of managers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Chisago City who work in management occupations (16.91%), office and administrative support (11.01%) and sales jobs (9.80%).
A relatively large number of people in Chisago City telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.91% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Chisago City is worth considering.
One downside of living in Chisago City, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.07 minutes every day commuting to work.