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The City of Shafer had a population of 1,170 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Shafer is located at latitude 45.3869 and longitude -92.7477 in Chisago County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shafer encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chisago County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.
The City of Shafer (GNIS ID: 2395853) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Shafer: City of Shafer.
|Total Population||1,170 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,166 (99.7%)|
|Population in Families||959 (82.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||4 ( 0.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$62,270|
|Average Household Income||$74,919|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,691|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||449 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||363 (80.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||61 (13.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||24 ( 5.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$210,915|
|Average Home Value||$239,807|
|Housing Affordability Index3||180|
|Average Household Size||2.74|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.08%|
|Per Capita Income||1.7%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.97%|
The table below compares Shafer to the other 903 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 340||62nd|
|Population Density||# 315||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 387||57th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 395||44th|
|Per Capita Income||# 599||34th|
|Diversity Index||# 435||52nd|
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