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People

Total Population 35,405
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 9.6%
Employed Population 16+ 18,639
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 58.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.2%
Median Earnings25+ $45,717
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,631
Median Earnings With High School Degree $38,139

Wealth

Median Family Income $92,975
% Above Poverty Level 95.7%
% Below Poverty Level 4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 2.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 16.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,130
Median House Value $207,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.4%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 12.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cottage Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 11 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Washington
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55016
Phone Area Codes 651
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.827
Longitude -92.943

Cottage Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HASTINGS DAM 2
Distance 5.7 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
Station ROSEMOUNT AGRI EXP STN
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station MINNEAPOLIS INTL AP
Distance 14.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hastings 22,423 $78,686
Inver Grove Heights 34,417 $83,174

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Cottage Grove High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

PARK SR.
8040 80TH ST. S.
651-768-3700
Serves 1,722 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.8

SO. WASHINGTON ALT. LEARNING CNT.
8400 E. POINT DOUGLAS RD.
651-458-6660
A Non-traditional School
Serves 119 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.2

SECOND OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL
8400 E. POINT DOUGLAS RD.
651-458-6660
A Non-traditional School
Serves 44 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 220

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