Cologne, Minnesota

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Cologne, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Cologne Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Cologne People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Cologne Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Cologne Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Cologne, Minnesota

Comparing Cologne 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Racial Diversity 7 8
Senior Citizens 1 2
Age of the Population 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
Median Family Income 10 9
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Cologne Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles W of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Carver
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55322
Phone Area Codes 952
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.771
Longitude -93.781

Cologne Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CHASKA
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station JORDAN 1 S
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
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Cologne Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,012 100%
Male 530 52.4%
Female 482 47.6%
Under 18 287 28.4%
18+ 725 71.6%
65+ 84 8.3%
Median Age 31
Average Family Size 3.06
White 986 97.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 15 1.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 0.5%
Mixed Race 6 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 1.5%

Estimated Cologne Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,197
Growth 185
Growth % 18.3%

Cologne 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 53.6%
Norwegian 8.2%
Irish 6.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
US/American 4.6%
Swedish 4.2%
Polish 2.5%
English 2.1%
Finnish 1.7%
Czech 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Danish 0.9%
Russian 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Scottish 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
European 0.5%
Yugoslavian 0.5%
Luxemburger 0.5%
Portuguese 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cologne 1,012 $61,471
Carver 1,266 $70,673
Chaska 17,449 $69,612
Mayer 554 $55,000
Norwood Young America 3,108 $54,792
Victoria 4,025 $91,681
Waconia 6,814 $67,703
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