Shafer, Minnesota Population 2021

1,155
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Shafer is a city located in Chisago County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,155, it is the 335th largest city in Minnesota and the 9748th largest city in the United States . Shafer is currently growing at a rate of 1.67% annually and its population has increased by 10.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,045 in 2010. Shafer reached it's highest population of 1,155 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Shafer has a population density of 922 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shafer is $77,499 with a poverty rate of 13.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,000 per month, and the median house value is $165,900. The median age in Shafer is 29.1 years, 27.6 years for males, and 30.4 years for females.

Shafer Demographics

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

  • White: 96.50%
  • Two or more races: 2.39%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Shafer, Minnesota is 1,155 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,098.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,045.

Shafer, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,13096.50%
Two or More Races282.39%
Some Other Race90.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.34%
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Shafer Population by Race

Shafer Population Pyramid $2021

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Shafer Median Age

29.1


Total

27.6


Male

30.4


Female

Shafer Adults

There are 787 adults, (66 of whom are seniors) in Shafer.

Shafer Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

9.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Shafer Sex Ratio

Female

568

48.51%

Male

603

51.49%

Shafer Population by Age

Shafer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shafer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89%11%
All82.4%17.6%
Non Family78.4%21.6%
Female60.9%39.1%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shafer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4092.8682.4
Married2003.6389
Non Family1161.2978.4
Female643.1660.9
Male293.21100

3.32

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Shafer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade71.06%
9th to 12th Grade365.44%
High School Graduate22834.44%
Some College19229.00%
Associates Degree8713.14%
Bachelors Degree8813.29%
Graduate Degree243.63%
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Shafer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shafer Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White635596106
Hispanic14103
2+ Races993
Native American44
Other Race333

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Shafer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,278$53,929$35,833
Less Than 9th Grade$26,250$26,875$15,833
High School Graduate$34,875$53,646$26,875
Some College$48,162$54,219$36,875
Bachelors Degree$57,500$65,313$42,386
Graduate Degree$60,500$$61,000

$45,278

Average Earnings

$53,929

Average Male

$35,833

Average Female

Shafer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shafer Language by Age

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Shafer Language

96.94% of Shafer residents speak only English, while 3.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.10% of the population.

Shafer Language

Shafer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,10516014.48%
Multiple2813.57%

13.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.78%

Male Poverty Rate

17.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shafer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shafer is White, with 14.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shafer is Multiple, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.08%.

Shafer Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.60%
Some College13.98%
High School10.96%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Shafer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed14.92%
Male Employed5.19%
Male Unemployed3.23%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Shafer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shafer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,250$77,499
Families$73,250$80,887
Married Families$91,000-
Non Families$51,875$56,658
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Income by Household Type

Shafer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Shafer Married by Age and Sex

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Shafer 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 35-44.

Shafer Marital Status by Race

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Shafer Marital Status

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46

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War18
Second Gulf War12
Vietnam9
Korea5
World War II

Shafer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5413
75+11
55 to 6411
18 to 347
65 to 744

Shafer Veterans by Age

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Shafer Veterans by Race

Shafer Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shafer Veterans by Education

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80.7%

Labor Force Participation

73.9%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Shafer Employment by Age

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Shafer Employment by Race

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Shafer 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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73.19%

Born in Shafer

99.32%

Native Born

0.68%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.32% of Shafer residents were born in the United States, with 73.19% having been born in Minnesota. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Shafer Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,155191.67%
20201,136191.70%
20191,117191.73%
20181,098292.71%
20171,069141.33%
20161,05560.57%
20151,049-3-0.29%
20141,052-3-0.28%
20131,05550.48%
20121,05090.86%
20111,041-4-0.38%
20101,0450.00%

Shafer Population by Year