Cottage Grove is a growing community, with the population expected to rise above 37,000 by 2017.

Population (2012)   35,376 
Households           11,992 
Families                 9,633 
Median Age              34.4

Large number of young families

44.9% of households in Cottage Grove have one or more people under age 18, compared to 31.8% statewide.

Highly Educated Population

Cottage Grove residents are more highly educated than the state and nation, with 32.7% of adults having earned a Bachelor’s Degree or higher.


Racial Composition

Hispanic Population        5.1%

Non-Hispaninc              94.3%

SOURCES:

Applied Graphic Solutions, 2012; Accessed via greatermsp.org

U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates, 2009-2011.
U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2010.

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