Cohasset, Minnesota

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Cohasset, Minnesota

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Cohasset strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

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Short Commute Times
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Top 8% Cohasset Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Cohasset, Minnesota

Comparing Cohasset to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Senior Citizens 3 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
People Above Poverty 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 8 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 6 3
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
Affordability of Rents 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
People Living Alone 2 2

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Cohasset Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 78 miles NW of Duluth, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 158 miles N of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Itasca
Standard Zip Codes 55721
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.263
Longitude -93.62

Cohasset Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 15 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 78 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 14 F
Apr Temp 29 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 34 to 53 F
Annual Precip 27.5 inches
Station MARCELL 5 NE
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 15 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 77 F
Oct Temp 34 to 51 F
Annual Precip 27.6 inches
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Cohasset Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,481 100%
Male 1,248 50.3%
Female 1,233 49.7%
Under 18 642 25.9%
18+ 1,839 74.1%
65+ 306 12.3%
Median Age 41.3
Average Family Size 2.93
White 2,398 96.7%
African-American 5 0.2%
Asian 4 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 23 0.9%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 47 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.3%

Estimated Cohasset Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,508
Growth 27
Growth % 1.1%

Cohasset Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 28.8%
Norwegian 14.1%
English 7.9%
Swedish 7.1%
Finnish 6.1%
French (except Basque) 5.7%
US/American 4.4%
Irish 3.8%
Italian 3.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.1%
Czech 2.7%
French Canadian 2.6%
Polish 2.5%
Dutch 1.6%
Danish 1.2%
Belgian 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Slavic 0.6%
Yugoslavian 0.5%
European 0.5%
Serbian 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
Austrian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Egyptian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cohasset, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bass Brook (55721)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cohasset 2,481 $48,849
Bovey 662 $33,750
Coleraine 1,110 $52,361
Deer River 903 $32,273
Grand Rapids 7,764 $39,468
Marble 695 $36,667
Taconite 315 $50,417
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