Who lives in Cottage Grove?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 2,288 6.3%
5-9 years 2,738 7.6%
10-14 years 3,093 8.5%
15-17 years 2,022 5.6%
18-24 years 2,924 8.1%
25-34 years 4,199 11.6%
35-44 years 5,422 15.0%
45-54 years 5,303 14.6%
55-64 years 4,395 12.1%
65-74 years 2,296 6.3%
75-84 years 1,160 3.2%
85 years and older 381 1.1%
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Male 18,029 49.8%
Female 18,192 50.2%
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White 30,160 83.3%
Of Color 6,061 16.7%
Black or African American 1,704 4.7%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 172 0.5%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2,662 7.3%
Other 319 0.9%
Two or more races 1,204 3.3%
Hispanic or Latino 1,591 4.4%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 33,933 100.0%
English only 30,246 89.1%
Language other than English 3,687 10.9%
Speaks English less than "very well" 1,261 3.7%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 36,205 100.0%
Population with a disability 3,747 10.3%
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Foreign-born residents 2,392 6.6%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 35,886 100.0%
Same residence 32,800 91.4%
Different residence in the U.S. 3,025 8.4%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Cottage Grove's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 12,051 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,181 9.8%
$35,000-$49,999 1,102 9.1%
$50,000-$74,999 2,190 18.2%
$75,000-$99,999 2,018 16.7%
$100,000 or more 5,560 46.1%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $95,453 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 36,112 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,181 9.8%
With income below poverty 1,354 3.7%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 1,103 3.1%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 1,906 5.3%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 31,749 87.9%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 1,560 4.3%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 1,828 5.1%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 1,342 3.7%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 1,459 4.0%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 919 2.5%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 691 1.9%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 1,205 3.3%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 1,681 4.7%
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Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 36,205 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 1,177 3.3%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 12,527 100.0%
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Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 476 3.8%
Occupied housing units 12,051 96.2%
Average household size 3.0
Owner-occupied 10,425 83.2%
Average household size 3.1
Renter-occupied 1,626 13.0%
Average household size 2.7
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Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 2,345 18.7%
1970-1999 7,231 57.7%
1940-1969 2,746 21.9%
1939 or earlier 205 1.6%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 12,051 100.0%
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Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 9,575 79.5%
With children under 18 years 5,055 41.9%
Married-couple family households 7,992 66.3%
With children under 18 years 4,073 33.8%
Single-person family households 1,583 13.1%
With children under 18 years 982 8.1%
Nonfamily households 2,476 20.5%
Householder living alone 2,009 16.7%
65 years and over 736 6.1%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 5,128 42.6%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 2,614 21.7%
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Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 3,974 33.0%
Moved in 2000-2009 3,539 29.4%
Moved in 1990-1999 2,346 19.5%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 2,192 18.2%
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All households for which cost burden is calculated 11,941 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 2,365 19.8%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 10,400 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 1,629 15.7%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 1,541 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 736 47.8%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 1,555
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $1,298
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 378 3.1%
1 vehicle available 2,209 18.3%
2 vehicles available 5,735 47.6%
3 or more vehicles available 3,729 30.9%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 19,336 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 17,727 91.7%
Public transportation 480 2.5%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 1,129 5.8%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 18,535 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 1,939 10.5%
10-19 minutes 4,594 24.8%
20-29 minutes 4,845 26.1%
30 minutes or longer 7,157 38.6%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 23,156 100.0%
Less than high school 1,023 4.4%
High school diploma or GED 5,601 24.2%
Some college or associate’s degree 8,600 37.1%
Bachelor’s Degree 5,589 24.1%
Graduate or professional Degree 2,343 10.1%
High school graduate or higher 22,133 95.6%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 7,932 34.3%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 22,239 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 18,745 84.3%
Civilian labor force 19,308 100.0%
Unemployed 563 2.9%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 22,542 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 4,888 21.7%
Age 30 to 54 12,922 57.3%
Age 55 or older 4,732 21.0%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 4,593 20.4%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 5,179 23.0%
$40,000 or more per year 12,770 56.6%
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Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 1,583 7.0%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 21 0.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 1,037 4.6%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 438 1.9%
Construction 995 4.4%
Educational services 2,037 9.0%
Finance and insurance 1,404 6.2%
Health care and social assistance 3,353 14.9%
Information 504 2.2%
Management of companies and enterprises 1,223 5.4%
Manufacturing 1,991 8.8%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 21 0.1%
Other services (excluding public administration) 759 3.4%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 1,285 5.7%
Public administration 1,250 5.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing 302 1.3%
Retail trade 2,302 10.2%
Transportation and warehousing 756 3.4%
Utilities 127 0.6%
Wholesale trade 1,085 4.8%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 19,811 87.9%
Black or African American alone 1,068 4.7%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 89 0.4%
Asian alone 1,251 5.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 17 0.1%
Two or more race groups 306 1.4%
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Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 1,289 5.7%
High school or equivalent, no college 4,312 19.1%
Some college or associate degree 5,785 25.7%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 6,268 27.8%