Chaska, Minnesota Population 2021

27,467
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Chaska is a city located in Carver County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Carver County. With a 2020 population of 27,467, it is the 37th largest city in Minnesota and the 1400th largest city in the United States . Chaska is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has increased by 15.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,770 in 2010. Chaska reached it's highest population of 27,467 in 2021. Spanning over 18 miles, Chaska has a population density of 1,615 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chaska is $113,214 with a poverty rate of 5.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,178 per month, and the median house value is $266,200. The median age in Chaska is 36.2 years, 35.7 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Chaska Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chaska was:

  • White: 87.85%
  • Asian: 3.45%
  • Black or African American: 3.39%
  • Two or more races: 3.26%
  • Other race: 1.61%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chaska, Minnesota is 27,467 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,750.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,770.

Chaska, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,16887.85%
Asian9093.45%
Black or African American8953.39%
Two or More Races8603.26%
Some Other Race4251.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native1140.43%
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Chaska Population by Race

Chaska Population Pyramid $2021

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Chaska Median Age

36.2


Total

35.7


Male

36.7


Female

Chaska Adults

There are 19,059 adults, (2,577 of whom are seniors) in Chaska.

Chaska Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Chaska Sex Ratio

Female

13,253

50.26%

Male

13,118

49.74%

Chaska Population by Age

Chaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All71%29%
Female54.8%45.2%
Non Family53.4%46.6%
Male47.8%52.2%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8572.6671
Married5,3373.3386.2
Non Family3,1371.353.4
Female9253.2454.8
Male4583.0447.8

3.23

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Chaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5633.33%
9th to 12th Grade4992.96%
High School Graduate3,08518.27%
Some College2,81216.66%
Associates Degree2,13712.66%
Bachelors Degree5,34331.65%
Graduate Degree2,44314.47%
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Chaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,32413,9346,916
Hispanic1,159691176
Asian750661462
Black409312158
Other Race19015632
2+ Races15113357
Native American10010027

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.60%.

Chaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,012$64,277$41,978
Less Than 9th Grade$25,778$27,455$20,150
High School Graduate$39,716$44,726$30,888
Some College$45,188$53,390$37,087
Bachelors Degree$66,198$90,740$52,453
Graduate Degree$86,605$108,397$71,973

$52,012

Average Earnings

$64,277

Average Male

$41,978

Average Female

Chaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chaska Language by Age

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Chaska Language

88.03% of Chaska residents speak only English, while 11.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.22% of the population.

Chaska Language

Chaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,1457683.63%
Black87130234.67%
Hispanic2,38130112.64%
Asian90912313.53%

5.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.07%

Male Poverty Rate

6.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chaska is Black, with 34.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chaska is White, with 3.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.90%.

Chaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.06%
High School6.65%
Some College3.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.08%

Chaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed26.04%
Female Unemployed24.14%
Female Employed2.65%
Male Employed1.75%

Chaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$85,143$113,214
Families$108,285$135,510
Married Families$126,866-
Non Families$46,358$61,515
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Income by Household Type

Chaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Chaska Married by Age and Sex

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Chaska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Chaska Marital Status by Race

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Chaska Marital Status

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1,400

Number of Veterans

1,190

Male Veterans

210

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War456
First Gulf War399
Vietnam308
Korea161
World War II25

Chaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54596
75+236
65 to 74216
18 to 34199
55 to 64153

Chaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3007.51%
Hispanic563.78%
Native American4848.00%
Asian344.48%
Black184.11%

Chaska Veterans by Race

Chaska Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chaska Veterans by Education

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76.3%

Labor Force Participation

74.7%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Chaska Employment by Age

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Chaska Employment by Race

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Chaska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.44%

Born in Chaska

92.58%

Native Born

7.42%

Foreign Born

3.58%

Non Citizen

3.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.58% of Chaska residents were born in the United States, with 66.44% having been born in Minnesota. 3.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chaska Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202127,4672390.88%
202027,2282390.89%
201926,9892390.89%
201826,7501980.75%
201726,5524551.74%
201626,0976572.58%
201525,4403371.34%
201425,1034001.62%
201324,7033881.60%
201224,3151560.65%
201124,1592340.98%
201023,9256,4763.21%
200017,4496,1104.40%
199011,3392,9933.11%
19808,3463,9946.73%
19704,3521,8515.70%
19602,5010.00%

Chaska Population by Year