Cottage Grove is a growing community, with the population expected to rise above 37,000 by 2017.
Population (2012) 35,376
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.
Hispanic Population 5.1%
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.