Cottage Grove, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 35,399 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.8%
 
Males: 17,576  (49.7%)
Females: 17,823  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55016, 55033, 55071.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $80,829 (it was $65,825 in 2000)
Cottage Grove:

$80,829
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,352 (it was $23,348 in 2000)

Cottage Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $198,742 (it was $137,200 in 2000)
Cottage Grove:

$198,742
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,102.

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  • Races in Cottage Grove, MN (2013)

    Cottage Grove races chart
    • 29,27583.0%White alone
    • 2,0605.8%Asian alone
    • 1,5644.4%Hispanic
    • 1,1533.3%Two or more races
    • 1,1273.2%Black alone
    • 840.2%Other race alone
    • 420.1%American Indian alone

Races in Cottage Grove detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cottage Grove: 112.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.2%), Norwegian (10.5%), Irish (9.8%), Swedish (4.9%), Polish (4.5%), English (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 34.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,042 people per square mile   (low).

Cottage Grove,MN real estate house value index trend

Cottage Grove, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Cottage Grove:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cottage Grove city:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

2,185 residents are foreign born (1.6% Africa, 1.0% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

This city:

6.1%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,437 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,129 (1.3%)

Cottage Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eagan, MN (11.5 miles , pop. 63,557).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (12.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (335.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Paul Park, MN (1.7 miles ), Newport, MN (2.1 miles ), Inver Grove Heights, MN (2.4 miles ), Pine Bend, MN (2.4 miles) , Woodbury, MN (2.6 miles ), South St. Paul, MN (2.6 miles ), Hastings, MN (2.7 miles ), Afton, MN (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 171 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 1998: 142 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 1999: 124 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2000: 130 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2001: 92 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2002: 146 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2003: 283 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2004: 307 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2005: 264 buildings, average cost: $199,400
  • 2006: 185 buildings, average cost: $269,900
  • 2007: 67 buildings, average cost: $337,100
  • 2008: 86 buildings, average cost: $296,800
  • 2009: 64 buildings, average cost: $260,300
  • 2010: 45 buildings, average cost: $277,400
  • 2011: 49 buildings, average cost: $290,800
  • 2012: 51 buildings, average cost: $301,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.83 N, Longitude: 92.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -10,115 (-28.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,815 (19.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 651

Cottage Grove household income distribution Cottage Grove home values distribution

Crime rates in Cottage Grove by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.02.80.0
Rapes 111091115N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A5
per 100,000 35.632.028.734.346.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A14.1
Robberies 54525834952311
per 100,000 16.212.816.06.215.524.49.012.026.514.65.78.531.1
Assaults 162832292325231420105139
per 100,000 51.889.7102.190.571.176.369.141.958.929.214.336.925.5
Burglaries 85123101981481351489274947711082
per 100,000 275.0394.2322.3305.7457.5411.9444.6275.5217.8274.2220.9311.8232.0
Thefts 616636665641670588611604545460485520578
per 100,000 1,992.92,038.12,122.21,999.32,071.31,794.31,835.51,808.61,604.41,342.01,391.41,474.01,635.6
Auto thefts 31173242464338272612162123
per 100,000 100.354.5102.1131.0142.2131.2114.280.876.535.045.959.565.1
Arson 11825667142121154
per 100,000 35.625.679.818.718.521.43.012.05.935.02.942.511.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 164.5175.6178.8173.8198.9185.9181.5159.4153.5132.0124.2147.5122.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Cottage Grove detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 45 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
Minnesota average:

1.64
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,387 (+31.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Cottage Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cottage Grove, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cottage Grove, Minnesota average temperatures Cottage Grove, Minnesota average precipitation Cottage Grove, Minnesota humidity Cottage Grove, Minnesota wind speed Cottage Grove, Minnesota snowfall Cottage Grove, Minnesota sunshine Cottage Grove, Minnesota clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Cottage Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the Cottage Grove city center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cottage Grove-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 162.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 173.7 miles away from Cottage Grove center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 322.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 202.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.9 miles away from Cottage Grove center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 309.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cottage Grove topographic map

Birthplace of: Pat Schilling - Martial artist, Seann William Scott - Film actor, Manila Luzon - Draq queen, Alex Neuberger - Actor, Sam Jacobson - Basketball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Cottage Grove:

  • DAVITA - COTTAGE GROVE (8800 EAST POINT DOUGLAS DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cottage Grove:

  • WOODBURY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WOODBURY, MN)
  • CARECO APARTMENTS (Hospital, about 6 miles away; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN)
  • REGINA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; HASTINGS, MN)
  • HEALTHEAST WOODWINDS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; WOODBURY, MN)
  • WEDGEWOOD HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN)
  • WOODLYN HEIGHTS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN)
  • WOODBURY DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; WOODBURY, MN)

Amtrak station near Cottage Grove:

  • 16 miles: ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS (ST. PAUL, 730 TRANSFER RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cottage Grove:

  • Inver Hills Community College (about 6 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,049)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 10 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 12 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Saint Paul College (about 13 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,778)
  • Concordia University-Saint Paul (about 14 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Macalester College (about 14 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,174)
  • St Catherine University (about 14 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,771)

Public high schools in Cottage Grove:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cottage Grove:

Private elementary/middle schools in Cottage Grove:

  • KINDER CARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 93; Location: 8453 E PT DOUGLAS RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • YESHIVA HIGH SCHOOL OF THE TWIN CITIES (Students: 32; Location: 8944 INDAHL AVE S; Grades: 9 - 11; Boys only)
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Notable locations in Cottage Grove: Cottage View Drive-In (A), All Seasons Golf Course (B), River Oaks Golf Course (C), Mississippi Dunes Golf Course (D), Eagles Point Water Treatment Facility (E), Grove Orchard (F), Camp Galilee (G), Cottage Grove Fire Department Station 1 (H), Cottage Grove Fire Department Station 4 (I), Cottage Grove Fire Department Station 3 (J), Cottage Grove Fire Department Station 2 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cottage Grove Plaza Shopping Center (1), Cottage Grove Shopping Center (2), Cottage Square Mall Shopping Center (3), Grove Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cottage Grove include: Zion Church (A), Saint Croix Valley Congregation (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Atkinson Cemetery (1), Cottage Grove Cemetery (2), United Church of Christ Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Baldwin Lake (A), Gables Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cottage Grove include: Hearthside Park (1), Hemingway Park (2), Ideal Park (3), Foothill Park (4), Pinetree Pond Park (5), Woodridge Park (6), North Ideal Park (7), Nina's Park (8), Pinetree Valley Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Country Inn-Stes Cottage Grove (8350 East Point Douglas Road) (1), Country Inn & Suites Cottage Grove (8350 East Point Douglas Road South) (2), Cottage Grove St Paul Area (7125 80th Street South) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Washington County - Court Administration- Cottage Grove Office (8180 Belden Boulevard) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 91.9. This is worse than average.

City:

91.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.118. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.118
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.24. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.24
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 0.198. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.198
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.34
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00121. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00121
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cottage Grove and their reported violations in the past:

COUNTRY VIEW COURT 1 (Serves WI, Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-22-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2012), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-15-2012 to JUN-22-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2010), St Boil Water Order (AUG-26-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-23-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2010), St Other (JAN-07-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation
COUNTRY VIEW COURT 2 (Serves WI, Population served: 49, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-23-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2009)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cottage Grove that have no violations reported:

  • COTTAGE GROVE (Address: 8635 West Point Douglas Road , Population served: 35,120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.9%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.9% for Black residents, 10.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.5% for other race residents, 30.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.5%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Cottage Grove in 2010:

  • 45 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
37 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
22 people in other group homes in 2000

Cottage Grove, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Cottage Grove compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Banks with branches in Cottage Grove (2011 data):

  • TCF National Bank: Cottage Grove Branch at 7155 East Point Douglas Road, branch established on 2002/12/02; Cottage Grove Cub Branch at 8690 Point Douglas Road, branch established on 1993/01/19. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Merchants Bank, National Association: Cottage Grove Branch at 7200 East Douglas Point Road South, branch established on 2004/09/27. Info updated 2012/01/06: Bank assets: $1,241.1 mil, Deposits: $1,007.4 mil, headquarters in Winona, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants Financial Group, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Cottage Grove Branch at 7200 80th Street South, branch established on 1970/01/12. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cottage Grove Branch at 8770 East Point Douglas Road South, branch established on 1985/12/31. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Minnesota average:

10.7

Cottage Grove travel time to work - commute Cottage Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Cottage Grove city (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic64,1579
Mainline Protestant40,21238
Evangelical Protestant29,17469
Other3,69913
None100,894-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Washington County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Washington County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Washington County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 136
Here:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

26.7%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$36,985$73,9702$7,059
Other Government Administration 8$48,595$72,8935$3,028
Police Protection - Officers 38$273,613$86,4040$0
Police - Other 6$28,441$56,8828$11,094
Firefighters 6$34,587$69,17442$38,846
Streets and Highways 12$62,231$62,2310$0
Sewerage 4$19,689$59,0670$0
Parks and Recreation 13$63,139$58,28236$16,136
Natural Resources 1$4,725$56,7000$0
Water Supply 3$15,857$63,4280$0
Other and Unallocable 9$53,510$71,3470$0
Totals for Government 106$641,372$72,60893$76,163

Cottage Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,848,000 ($136.95)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,256,000 ($91.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,925,000 ($82.63)
    Regular Highways: $1,935,000 ($54.66)
    Water Utilities: $1,585,000 ($44.78)
    Sewerage: $1,313,000 ($37.09)
    Health Services - Other: $808,000 ($22.83)
    Fire Protection: $777,000 ($21.95)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $709,000 ($20.03)
    Financial Administration: $686,000 ($19.38)
    General - Other: $559,000 ($15.79)
    Natural Resources - Other: $112,000 ($3.16)
    Central Staff Services: $66,000 ($1.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $57,000 ($1.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,326,000 ($37.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,183,000 ($33.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $240,000 ($6.78)
    Regular Highways: $218,000 ($6.16)
    Police Protection: $215,000 ($6.07)
    Health - Other: $78,000 ($2.20)
    Water Utilities: $65,000 ($1.84)
    Fire Protection: $46,000 ($1.30)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($0.88)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $24,000 ($0.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,201,000 ($203.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $210,000 ($5.93)

Cottage Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $2,274,000 ($64.24)
    All Other: $1,936,000 ($54.69)
    Sewerage: $1,935,000 ($54.66)
    Regular Highways: $645,000 ($18.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $113,000 ($3.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $155,000 ($4.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $3,062,000 ($86.50)
    Interest Earnings: $1,821,000 ($51.44)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,413,000 ($39.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,803,000 ($50.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,497,000 ($70.54)
    All Other: $407,000 ($11.50)
    Highways: $61,000 ($1.72)
  • Tax - Property: $6,594,000 ($186.28)
    NEC: $1,221,000 ($34.49)

Cottage Grove government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $6,842,000 ($193.28)
    Water Utilities: $3,499,000 ($98.84)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $27,994,000 ($790.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $24,374,000 ($688.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,590,000 ($186.16)
    Water Utilities: $3,179,000 ($89.80)
    Other, NEC: $1,425,000 ($40.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $252,000 ($7.12)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,195,000 ($62.01)
    Water Utilities: $320,000 ($9.04)

Cottage Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,004,000 ($56.61)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $22,755,000 ($642.81)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,309,000 ($206.47)

7.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($357 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ramsey County, MN  2.45% ($46,685 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  0.75% ($45,753)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.71% ($56,113)


7.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.05%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ramsey County, MN  2.31% ($35,214 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.84% ($43,236)
to Dakota County, MN  0.79% ($40,092)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cottage Grove:

  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KDWA (1460 AM; 1 kW; HASTINGS, MN; Owner: K & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cottage Grove:

  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • K294AM (106.7 FM; WEST ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INCORPORATED)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • KNOF (95.3 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: SELBY GOSPEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEVR-FM (106.3 FM; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cottage Grove:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Cottage Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 81m266ftTotal length
  • $1,626,000Total costs
  • 180,962Total average daily traffic
  • 3,599Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Cottage Grove, MN
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED293$181,696151$202,6461,022$186,01352$54,09917$107,5293$60,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$177,21413$170,07797$201,2249$13,3331$30,0005$46,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$179,81029$138,300304$206,78621$64,19016$92,4078$49,450
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$193,2769$186,889192$216,52010$61,0005$213,2000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$132,8004$168,66083$197,9174$38,1851$175,0002$55,500

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0712.02 , 0712.03, 0712.06, 0712.07, 0712.08, 0712.09

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED43$255,53637$240,162
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$273,30810$272,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$262,4682$253,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$181,9802$277,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$191,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0712.02 , 0712.03, 0712.06, 0712.07, 0712.08, 0712.09

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 55
  • Hazardous Condition: 65
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Cottage Grove

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cottage Grove, MN
Most common first names in Cottage Grove, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4271.8 years
Robert3970.2 years
Richard3366.9 years
Mary3274.6 years
John3172.0 years
Donald3071.4 years
James2762.4 years
George2276.3 years
Thomas2166.4 years
Charles2066.1 years
Most common last names in Cottage Grove, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3079.3 years
Peterson2170.6 years
Anderson2075.0 years
Nelson1670.0 years
Smith1378.1 years
Meyer1076.4 years
Brown976.3 years
Olson865.5 years
Miller867.0 years
Carlson767.0 years
Businesses in Cottage Grove, MN
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1New Balance2
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Caribou Coffee1RadioShack1
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1Subway3
FedEx2Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1Target1
Kohl's1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS2
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Menards1Wendy's1
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