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People

Total Population 6,639
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 7.2%
Employed Population 16+ 3,516
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 60.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $98,309
% Above Poverty Level 90.5%
% Below Poverty Level 9.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,027
Median House Value $255,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.7%
Irish 15.2%

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

Cottage Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles E of Madison, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Dane
Metro Area Madison
Standard Zip Codes 53527
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.076
Longitude -89.199

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 MADISON DANE CO AP
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Station LAKE MILLS
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Station ARLINGTON UNIV FARM
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Deerfield 2,631 $82,500
Maple Bluff 1,478 $172,188
Marshall 3,920 $68,845
McFarland 8,092 $96,078
Monona 7,835 $85,430
Sun Prairie 31,174 $78,974

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

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