Here you will find the key demographic statistics on the community. This includes data on our community's population, housing, community affordability, economy and workforce. We are happy to offer these statistics to you on why so many people consider Cottage Grove a great place to live and work.
Explore this section for context about the people living
in the community of Cottage Grove.
Take a look at housing access through several lenses in
this section to help understand the diversity of
housing units, their conditions and affordability.
Find out more about the key indicators driving the
Cottage Grove economy.
Explore the quality of life that exists within Cottage
Gain insights on the people that are living and
commuting to Cottage Grove to work.
Cottage Grove is a growing community, with the population expected to rise to nearly 38,000 by 2018
Average Household Size 3.0
Median Age 33.77
Large Number of Young Families
44.9% of households in Cottage Grove have one or more people under age 18, compared to 31.8% statewide
Highly Educated Population
Cottage Grove residents are more highly educated than the state and nation, with 32.7% of adults having earned a Bachelor’s Degree or higher
Hispanic Population3 5.1%
Applied Graphic Solutions, 2013; Accessed via www.greatermsp.org
U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates, 2009-2011.
U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2010.