Chaska is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 26,989 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Chaska is the 39th largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Chaska is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chaska is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chaska who work in management occupations (15.27%), sales jobs (11.63%), and office and administrative support (11.43%).
Also of interest is that Chaska has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Chaska are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.12% of adults in Chaska have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Chaska in 2018 was $42,761, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $171,044 for a family of four.
Chaska is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Chaska home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chaska residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Chaska include German, Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Chaska is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.