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Cottage Grove is a city in Washington County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The latitude of Cottage Grove is 44.827N. The longitude is -92.943W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 814 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 31,800.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cottage Grove demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55129 ZIP code.
33% of Cottage Grove residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cottage Grove ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cottage Grove was $23,348, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Cottage Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cottage Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $752. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,174.
Libraries in Cottage Grove include Park Grove Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Cottage Grove include South Washington County Bulletin
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cottage Grove political report.
The average commute time for Cottage Grove workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cottage Grove between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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