Statewide Claims to Fame

Cottage Grove is 1st in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in People per household

Cottage Grove is 1st in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Cottage Grove is 5th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Cottage Grove is 17th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Home median value

Cottage Grove is 18th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Income per household

Cottage Grove is 20th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 6,415 125th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3.5 130th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,777.3 64th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 8.5% 5th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 32.5% 1st 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 7.7% 142nd 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 95.1% 29th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 42.6% 20th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 92.1% 83rd 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.5% 35th 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 126th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.2% 49th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 134th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.0% 34th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.0% 72nd 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 90.3% 78th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 51.0% 88th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.7% 67th 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 2,289 135th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 15.4% 130th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 2,098 135th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 74.5% 31st 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $251,700 17th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.9 1st 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $30,693 44th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $76,463 18th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 3.6% 126th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Cottage Grove Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 275 131st 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $72,345 113th $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,692 85th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $3,104 129th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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