Cottage Grove, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 10,169 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.4%
 
Males: 4,840  (47.6%)
Females: 5,329  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97424.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,931 (it was $30,442 in 2000)
Cottage Grove:

$42,931
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,384 (it was $14,550 in 2000)

Cottage Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $188,177 (it was $112,200 in 2000)
Cottage Grove:

$188,177
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $230,576; detached houses: $246,619; townhouses or other attached units: $486,351; mobile homes: $69,144

Median gross rent in 2017: $878.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cottage Grove: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.0%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.5% for American Indian residents, 58.7% for other race residents, 55.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cottage Grove, OR (2017)
    • 8,63684.4%White alone
    • 1,04310.2%Hispanic
    • 4744.6%Two or more races
    • 330.3%Asian alone
    • 220.2%American Indian alone
    • 80.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.07%Black alone

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



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Cottage Grove, Oregon as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cottage Grove is 1,690 to 1.


Crime rates in Cottage Grove by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(45.8)
1
(11.3)
2
(22.4)
1
(11.0)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.0)
6
(58.9)
4
(39.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(68.6)
6
(67.7)
7
(78.5)
5
(54.8)
7
(76.1)
3
(32.7)
3
(30.6)
3
(30.6)
5
(51.0)
2
(20.4)
7
(70.8)
4
(39.9)
4
(39.3)
4
(39.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(148.7)
5
(56.4)
7
(78.5)
5
(54.8)
5
(54.3)
41
(447.0)
63
(643.6)
34
(346.8)
12
(122.5)
11
(112.0)
18
(182.1)
19
(189.5)
20
(196.4)
19
(185.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
85
(972.2)
90
(1,015)
71
(795.9)
77
(844.5)
83
(902.2)
52
(566.9)
45
(459.7)
31
(316.2)
52
(530.9)
46
(468.4)
60
(607.0)
43
(428.9)
68
(667.8)
28
(273.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
373
(4,266)
370
(4,173)
340
(3,811)
360
(3,948)
469
(5,098)
348
(3,794)
285
(2,911)
385
(3,927)
436
(4,451)
500
(5,091)
579
(5,858)
465
(4,638)
415
(4,076)
344
(3,359)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
89
(1,018)
36
(406.0)
76
(851.9)
39
(427.7)
35
(380.4)
40
(436.1)
26
(265.6)
16
(163.2)
21
(214.4)
28
(285.1)
31
(313.6)
38
(379.1)
37
(363.4)
43
(419.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
14
(160.1)
8
(90.2)
10
(112.1)
13
(142.6)
10
(108.7)
7
(76.3)
N/A3
(30.6)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(10.1)
5
(49.9)
5
(49.1)
8
(78.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)407.1311.0333.5287.5339.9325.5307.8270.8292.6287.8359.6303.7337.1267.2

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City-data.com crime index in Cottage Grove, OR

Crime rate in Cottage Grove detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 30 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Oregon average:

1.53
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Ancestries: Irish (11.9%), American (11.6%), German (11.5%), English (5.4%), European (5.4%), Norwegian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 641 feet

Land area: 3.30 square miles.

Population density: 3,085 people per square mile   (average).

Cottage Grove, Oregon map

374 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

3.7%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,358 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,471 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, OR (18.2 miles , pop. 52,864).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (112.9 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (717.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Creswell, OR (3.0 miles ),
Pleasant Hill, OR (3.7 miles ),
Drain, OR (4.0 miles ),
Lowell, OR (4.1 miles ),
Yoncalla, OR (4.2 miles ),
Springfield, OR (4.3 miles ),
Eugene, OR (4.3 miles ),
Upper Siuslaw, OR (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 43.80 N, Longitude: 123.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -759 (-7.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,425 (36.3%)

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in Cottage Grove, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cottage Grove, OR in 2017
Cottage Grove satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Oregon:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +903 (+12.0%).
Most common industries in Cottage Grove, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Wood products (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Cottage Grove, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Cottage Grove, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cottage Grove, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 78.9. This is about average.

City:

78.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.410. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.410
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.84. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.84
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00258. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00258
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Cottage Grove-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 394% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 249.2 miles away from Cottage Grove center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 196.2 miles away from Cottage Grove center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 191.0 miles away from Cottage Grove center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 233.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/1991 at 02:50:14, a magnitude 6.9 (6.2 MB, 6.9 MS, 6.8 MW, 6.7 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 175.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 243.8 miles away from Cottage Grove center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lane County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cottage Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cottage Grove:

  • COTTAGE GROVE COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1515 VILLAGE DRIVE)
  • COAST FORK NURSING CENTER (515 GRANT STREET)
  • COTTAGE GROVE HOSPITAL (1340 BIRCH AVENUE)

Airports located in Cottage Grove:

Amtrak station:

COTTAGE GROVE (1140 N. STATE HWY 99) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking.

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

  • Lane Community College (about 15 miles; Eugene, OR; Full-time enrollment: 6,373)
  • University of Oregon (about 18 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • Oregon State University (about 55 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 55 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • Western Oregon University (about 74 miles; Monmouth, OR; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • Willamette University (about 79 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 82 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)

Public high schools in Cottage Grove:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cottage Grove:

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Library in Cottage Grove:

  • COTTAGE GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $335,423; Location: 700 E GIBBS AVE; 38,514 books; 2,030 audio materials; 3,709 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 47 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • A beautiful new high school is on So. River road. The Taylor street one is being demolished.
  • Oak Park Christian School Preschool and Kindergarten 60 students

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cottage Grove: Row River Treatment Plant (A), Cottage Grove Wastewater Treatment Facility (B), Lane Transit District Park and Ride (C), Cottage Grove Museum (D), Bohemia Gold Mining Museum (E), Cottage Grove Public Library (F), Cottage Grove Municipal Court (G), Cottage Grove City Hall (H), Cottage Grove Public Works Shop (I), Department of Motor Vehicles Cottage Grove (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cottage Grove include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Living Faith Christian Fellowship (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: McFarland Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Bennett Creek (A), Silk Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Oregon Aviation Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2475 Thornton Lane), Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce (Tours & Charters; 700 Gibbs Avenue), Aubree's Affordable Travel (Tours & Charters; 1485 West Harrison Avenue).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Cottage Grove (845 Gateway Boulevard), Relax Inn (1030 North Pacific Highway), City Center Motel of Cottage Grove (737 Highway 99 South), Holiday Inn Exp Cottage Grove (1601 Gateway Boulevard), Aubree's Affordable Travel (1485 West Harrison Avenue), Best Western Inn (725 Row River Road).

Birthplace of: Dennis Dunaway - Rock bass guitarist, Steve M. Thompson - Politician, Dyrol Burleson - Middle distance runner, Mark Wilson (artist) - Artist, Rickey Lime - Female guitarist.

Lane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

COTTAGE GROVE, CITY OF (Population served: 9,770, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2007)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
LAMONTAI IMPROVEMENT WTR DIST (Population served: 255, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (2 times from AUG-01-2005 to SEP-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LONDON WATER CO-OP (Population served: 50, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2011)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2010. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2010)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
  • 13 other older monitoring violations
HILLTOP IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • 12 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
PLUM CREEK TIMBER CO (Address: 76928 MOSBY CREEK ROAD , Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2013)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.4%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.5%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Cottage Grove in 2010:

  • 45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Cottage Grove in 2000:

  • 95 people in nursing homes
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Cottage Grove (2011 data):

  • Siuslaw Bank: Cottage Grove Branch at 25 Gateway Blvd, branch established on 1975/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $318.0 mil, Deposits: $272.0 mil, headquarters in Florence, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Siuslaw Financial Group, Inc.
  • Umpqua Bank: Cottage Grove Branch at 625 East Gibbs Avenue, branch established on 1978/07/06. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cottage Grove Branch at 1500 East Main Street, branch established on 1997/09/26. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Cottage Grove Branch at 750 Main Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Cottage Grove Branch at 29 North 7th, branch established on 1960/10/20. 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

For population 15 years and over in Cottage Grove:

Marital status in Cottage Grove, OR
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

For population 25 years and over in Cottage Grove:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cottage Grove
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cottage Grove, OR (based on Lane County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,051216
Catholic21,78515
Other19,30372
Mainline Protestant12,08250
Black Protestant2952
Orthodox2402
None263,959-
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: 67
This county:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 92
Lane County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Here:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
Lane County:

8.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lane County:

6.5%
State:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lane County:

26.1%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cottage Grove:

47.9%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cottage Grove:

43.0%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.5%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.9%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cottage Grove:

33.8%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Cottage Grove:

53.5%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.3%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cottage Grove, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$90,452$63,8480$0
Other Government Administration 11$52,854$57,6590$0
Water Supply 6$27,759$55,5180$0
Sewerage 6$25,316$50,6320$0
Police - Other 6$26,054$52,1084$3,134
Other and Unallocable 4$16,677$50,0310$0
Local Libraries 4$16,085$48,2552$2,188
Parks and Recreation 3$11,336$45,34410$9,196
Financial Administration 3$14,227$56,9082$3,782
Streets and Highways 2$7,859$47,1540$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,080$48,9600$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,450$41,4002$3,222
Totals for Government 64$296,149$55,52820$21,522

Cottage Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $714,000 ($70.21)
    Water Utilities: $367,000 ($36.09)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,720,000 ($267.48)
    Water Utilities: $1,319,000 ($129.71)
    Sewerage: $1,066,000 ($104.83)
    Central Staff Services: $817,000 ($80.34)
    General - Other: $696,000 ($68.44)
    Regular Highways: $546,000 ($53.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $541,000 ($53.20)
    Libraries: $332,000 ($32.65)
    Financial Administration: $284,000 ($27.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $268,000 ($26.35)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $252,000 ($24.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $161,000 ($15.83)
    General Public Buildings: $148,000 ($14.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000 ($7.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000 ($1.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $442,000 ($43.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $279,000 ($27.44)
    Police Protection: $62,000 ($6.10)
    Regular Highways: $55,000 ($5.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $50,000 ($4.92)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($1.28)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.39)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,973,000 ($390.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $417,000 ($41.01)

Cottage Grove government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,122,000 ($110.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $383,000 ($37.66)
    Other: $36,000 ($3.54)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000 ($0.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $41,000 ($4.03)
    General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($1.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $949,000 ($93.32)
    Donations From Private Sources: $267,000 ($26.26)
    Fines and Forfeits: $87,000 ($8.56)
    Interest Earnings: $40,000 ($3.93)
    General Revenue - Other: $28,000 ($2.75)
    Rents: $26,000 ($2.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,402,000 ($137.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $524,000 ($51.53)
    Sewerage: $329,000 ($32.35)
    General Local Government Support: $229,000 ($22.52)
    Other: $187,000 ($18.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000 ($1.67)
  • Tax - Property: $3,835,000 ($377.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $438,000 ($43.07)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $344,000 ($33.83)
    Other License: $105,000 ($10.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $91,000 ($8.95)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.10)

Cottage Grove government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,341,000 ($2295.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,103,000 ($2173.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,293,000 ($127.15)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,000 ($5.41)

Cottage Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,148,000 ($702.92)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $300,000 ($29.50)

6.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Oregon average:

8.52%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($238 average AGI)
Lane County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Multnomah County, OR  0.34% ($32,918 average AGI)
from Linn County, OR  0.24% ($39,767)
from Douglas County, OR  0.24% ($47,559)


5.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Oregon average:

7.23%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($361 average AGI)
Lane County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.49% ($42,219 average AGI)
to Linn County, OR  0.32% ($38,575)
to Washington County, OR  0.29% ($38,711)
Businesses in Cottage Grove, OR
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1Sears1
Carl\s Jr.1Starbucks1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Comfort Inn1Taco Bell1
Curves1U-Haul3
Dairy Queen1UPS2
Domino's Pizza1Vans1
FedEx2Vons1
Goodwill1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cottage Grove:

  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNND (1400 AM; 1 kW; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: THORNTON PFLEGER, INC.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KUGN (590 AM; 5 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KORE (1050 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD-EUGENE, OR; Owner: SUPPORT CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KEED (1600 AM; 5 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: INTEGRITY MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • KRVM (1280 AM; 5 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: LANE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 4J)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cottage Grove:

  • KEUG (105.5 FM; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SIGNAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • K248AG (97.5 FM; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUJZ (95.3 FM; CRESWELL, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKNU (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD-EUGENE, OR; Owner: MCKENZIE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMGE (94.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: MCKENZIE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZEL-FM (96.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNRQ-FM (97.9 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWAX (91.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON ACTING BY & THROUGH)
  • KLCC (89.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K261BF (100.1 FM; BLACK BUTTE, ETC., OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K207BX (89.3 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KQFE (88.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K203BT (88.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CI (90.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KODZ (99.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K245AA (96.9 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: ALBANY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • K265DF (100.9 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KCGR (100.5 FM; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: THORNTON PFLEGER, INC)
  • KRVM-FM (91.9 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: SCHOOL DIST. 4J, LANE COUNTY, OREGON)
  • K205DM (88.9 FM; GLIDE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cottage Grove:

  • K14LP (Channel 14; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K18EA (Channel 18; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K50CT (Channel 50; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K52CV (Channel 52; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K54CL (Channel 54; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K56DK (Channel 56; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K58CT (Channel 58; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K60DO (Channel 60; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K47AV (Channel 47; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION INC.)
  • KLSR-TV (Channel 34; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVAL-TV (Channel 13; EUGENE, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - OREGON TV, L.L.C.)
  • KEPB-TV (Channel 28; EUGENE, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K69AV (Channel 69; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KEVU-LP (Channel 23; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAMK-LP (Channel 53; EUGENE, OR; Owner: ROSEBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMOR-LP (Channel 51; EUGENE, OR; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K36FJ (Channel 36; EUGENE, OR; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KMTR (Channel 16; EUGENE, OR; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KEZI (Channel 9; EUGENE, OR; Owner: KEZI, INC.)
  • K51EY (Channel 51; LONDON SPRINGS, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K53FJ (Channel 53; LONDON SPRINGS, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K55HE (Channel 55; LONDON SPRINGS, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K57GW (Channel 57; LONDON SPRINGS, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59FS (Channel 59; LONDON SPRINGS, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KORY-CA (Channel 41; EUGENE, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
Cottage Grove fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Cottage Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 73Number of bridges
  • 722ft / 220mTotal length
  • $9,289,000Total costs
  • 1,184,280Total average daily traffic
  • 422,514Total average daily truck traffic
  • 974,383Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cottage Grove, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 151950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 151980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 232000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cottage Grove, OR

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 47. The highest number of fire incidents - 71 took place in 2006, and the least - 12 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Cottage Grove, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (39.0%), and Outside Fires (35.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cottage Grove, OR
    • 31239.0%Structure Fires
    • 28535.6%Outside Fires
    • 16620.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 384.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cottage Grove, OR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cottage Grove, Oregon:

  • Quality Inn Cottage Grove, 845 Gateway Blvd, Cottage Grove, Oregon 97424 , Phone: (541) 942-9747, Fax: (541) 942-8841
  • Best Western Cottage Grove Inn, 1601 Gtwy Blvd, Cottage Grove, Oregon 97424 , Phone: (541) 942-1000
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cottage Grove, Oregon
Most common first names in Cottage Grove, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert9871.9 years
John9677.1 years
William9676.8 years
Mary8078.8 years
George6677.7 years
James6570.1 years
Charles5475.9 years
Dorothy4980.2 years
Harold4075.6 years
Helen3879.8 years
Most common last names in Cottage Grove, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6275.8 years
Miller3576.5 years
Williams3079.8 years
Johnson2978.7 years
Brown2676.0 years
Jones2476.8 years
Wilson2375.5 years
Allen2380.9 years
Clark2378.8 years
Davis2075.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cottage Grove, OR
  • 43.8%Utility gas
  • 41.5%Electricity
  • 9.5%Wood
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cottage Grove, OR
  • 72.4%Electricity
  • 23.1%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Cottage Grove compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Cottage Grove on our top lists:

  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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