Statewide Claims to Fame

Cottage Grove is 14th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in People per household

Cottage Grove is 18th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Home ownership rate

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 35,181 26th 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 33.6 21st 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,028.7 108th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 7.3% 51st 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 29.0% 32nd 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.3% 115th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 96.1% 29th 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 31.8% 59th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 86.5% 97th 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.9% 45th 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 56th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 5.3% 32nd 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 23rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.3% 66th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.8% 44th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 83.6% 95th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 50.1% 112th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.7% 62nd 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 12,102 28th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 7.6% 120th 21.6% 25.9%
Households 11,566 29th 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 90.2% 18th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $224,300 55th $201,400 $186,200
People per household 3.0 14th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $30,530 57th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $82,469 30th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 5.3% 105th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,300 41st 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $226,280 69th $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $6,871 107th $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $25,858 62nd $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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