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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.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$59,137
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Shakopee demographic reports
Shakopee is on the Minnesota River
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread
Local festivals include:
  • Julifest - July 28-29, 2007
  • Autumn Festival - Nov. 8-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Shakopee web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Minnesota River Valley State Trail
Shakopee attractions: Casino
Historic sites and museums: Stans Historical Center, Historic Murphy's Landing

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shakopee was $25,128, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

26% of Shakopee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Shakopee festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Shakopee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $647.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,158.


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Libraries in Shakopee include Shakopee Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Shakopee include Shakopee Valley News

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Politics

Scott County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shakopee political report.

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Traffic

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.

Travel

Hotels in Shakopee include Americas Best Value Shakopee, Americinn Shakopee, Country Inn & Suites, Hearthside Shakopee/Minneapolis, Holiday Inn Express, Shakopee Valley Motel, Super 8.

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