Shafer is located in southeast Minnesota. Shafer is part of Chisago County. Shafer has 1.27 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Shafer population is 936, which has grown 172.89% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 9.44% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Shafer median household income is $52,857 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 26.86% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.12% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Shafer median house value is $122,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 16.95% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 51.31% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Shafer is much better than the state average in quality. The Shafer area code is 651.