Chisago City MN Community Profile
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History of Chisago City
Swedish immigrants founded this small city in Minnesota back in the 1850s. The city got its name from Chisago Lake. The original settlement was located one mile south but progress brought the railroad, the town got bypassed in 1880. So they adapted and moved it closer to it in order for the city to thrive. US highway 8 is the main artery that the community uses.
|Population density (sq mi)||397||62||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||63%||58%||55%|
- The average age in Chisago is 30% higher than Minnesota
- 94.93% of the population is Caucasian
- 0.42% of the population is African-American
- 0.16% of the population is Asian
Cost of Living
|Cost of living index||105||102||100|
|Goods & Services index||107||105||100|
|Health care index||106||113||100|
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
The educational needs of the city is being provided by Chisago Lakes Baptist School Chisago Lakes School District #2144.
- Chisago Lakes Primary School
- Chisago Lakes Baptist Church and School
- Chisago Lakes High School
- Chisago Lakes Middle School
- Lakeside Elementary School
- Trio Wolf Creek Charter School
- Chisago Lakes Education Center
Places of Worship
The places of worship in the city are Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Chisago Lakes Baptist Church. Other churches nearby are: Maranatha Chisago Lakes Campus, Chisago Lake Lutheran church, Lord of Lakes Lutheran church,
The top employers in the city include:
|Parmly Residence||Homes for the Elderly||
|Chisago Lakes School District||Elementary & Secondary Schools||
|Fairview Lakes Health Care Clinic||General Medical & Surgical Hospitals||
|Haus Specialty Mfg||Scientific Research & Development Services||
|Chisago Lakes Achievement Center||Other Schools & Instruction||
|Peterson Landscaping||Soil Prep., Planting, & Cultivating||
Restaurants & Nightlife
Wagon Wheel Café and Pizza – The pizza and garlic bread are totally superb. The spaghetti with meatballs are great too. The place gets busy but the attentive staff makes sure you get seated as soon as possible. Do try the breakfast croissants. Simply delicious.
The Northern Lake Tavern – Great food, great ambience and excellent service. Do try the Oriental chicken salad simply delicious. Food is beyond explanation and is cooked with a lot of attention to detail. The Buffalo wings are a must try.
Don Julio – The food is superb and with a large and varied menu there is something for everyone. Terrific service and ambience. If you like Mexican food, this is the place to be.
Fun Things to Do in Chisago City
There are a lot of city-sponsored events held throughout the year. Some of the events include:
- Easter Egg Hunt in the spring prior to Easter
- Mother’s Day art project in May
- Art in the Park in May-June
- School of Rock Camp in June
- Safety Camp in July
- Skateboard Camp in July
- Ki-Chi-Saga Days in August
- Falloween Festival in October
- Children’s Story Time in November & December
- Lighting Ceremony w/ appearances by Santa in December
Paradise Park has been officially designated as “Chisago City’s Sledding Hill. The park offers benches and lights for the convenience of sledding fans.
Chisago City MN truly is a great place. If you’d like to know more about our garage door repair services in Chisago City, give us a call. We can’t wait to meet you.