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Demographics

People

Total Population6,729
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens7.9%
Employed Population 16+3,623
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married59.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher42.2%
Median Earnings25+$46,272
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,054
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,143

Wealth

Median Family Income$93,106
% Above Poverty Level90.8%
% Below Poverty Level9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone15.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,006
Median House Value$257,400

Ancestry

German37.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.3%
Irish15.8%
Norwegian10.8%
English6.7%
Polish5%
French Except Basque4.4%
Dutch2.3%
Italian2.2%
Scottish1.6%
Swedish1.3%
Swiss0.9%
Greek0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Czech0.6%
Slovak0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Jamaican0.4%
Danishn0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Russian0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
African0.2%
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Cottage Grove Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dane County
Standard Zip Codes53527
Phone Area Codes608
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.08
Approximate Longitude-89.2

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)

StationMADISON DANE CO AP
Distance8.6 miles
Jan Temp9 to 25 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip32.9 inches
StationLAKE MILLS
Distance14.3 miles
Jan Temp8 to 26 F
Apr Temp37 to 57 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.3 inches
StationARLINGTON UNIV FARM
Distance17.2 miles
Jan Temp8 to 23 F
Apr Temp36 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 59 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Deerfield2,488$80,987
Maple Bluff1,452$174,107
Marshall3,934$62,750
McFarland8,168$97,000
Monona7,919$91,250
Sun Prairie31,721$79,715

Cottage Grove Public Schools

Cottage Grove Elementary
470 N Main St
ZIP: 53527
(608) 839-4576
Primary
Total Enrollment 441
Glacial Drumlin School
801 Damascus Tr
ZIP: 53527
(608) 839-8437
Middle
Total Enrollment 853
Taylor Prairie Elementary
900 N Parkview St
ZIP: 53527
(608) 839-8515
Primary
Total Enrollment 376
Together 4 Kids School
900 N Parkview St
ZIP: 53527
(608) 839-8515
Primary
Total Enrollment 102
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