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Chaska is a township in Carver County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Chaska. For links to other places called Chaska, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Chaska is 44.796N. The longitude is -93.627W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 942 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 154.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chaska demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carver County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55315 ZIP code.
61% of Chaska residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chaska ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chaska was $23,548, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Chaska residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chaska, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,000.
Carver County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chaska political report.
The average commute time for Chaska workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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