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Shakopee is a city in Scott County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Sioux chief
The latitude of Shakopee is 44.798N. The longitude is -93.526W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 751 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 26,681.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shakopee demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Scott County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55378 ZIP code.
38% of Shakopee residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shakopee ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shakopee was $25,128, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Shakopee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Shakopee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $647. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,158.
Libraries in Shakopee include Shakopee Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Shakopee include Shakopee Valley News
Scott County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shakopee political report.
The average commute time for Shakopee workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Shakopee between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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