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Apartments for rent in Cottage Grove, MN

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See what Cottage Grove, MN has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Cottage Grove

It's close to the city center. There are a lot of malls. I prefer shopping. It's very convenient for me

I like going shopping. Out to eat. Doing nails. Working out at the gym. Walking. Riding bike which is fun

Nevertheless she was a great mom to me and her dad and her mom I wanna is the way I was gonna I wanna was the day you were going to be here and I'm

Can I just buy you something like that owoo was a great app but it would have to do have more time for it haha is there gonna a time for it the next day until I get home from the airport I have a little scratch that I'm gonna morning I have to go get

Who Lives Here

Cottage Grove Demographics

Education

High School

27%

Associate's

38%

Bachelor's

25%

Master's

10%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

36%

3 people

21%

4 people

28%

5 people

12%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

16%

50-100k

33%

100-150k

28%

150-200k

14%

200k+

9%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

16%

20-45

32%

45-65

26%

65+

11%

Getting Around Cottage Grove

Cottage Grove Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

22%

15-30 Mins

40%

30-40 Mins

21%

40-60 Mins

14%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4545

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 12 of 19 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 13 of 19 renters

Percentage: 4444

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 13 of 19 renters

What Renters Are Saying

Cottage Grove Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 18 of 19 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 18 of 19 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 17 of 19 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 17 of 19 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 16 of 19 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 15 of 19 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 14 of 19 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 14 of 19 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 13 of 19 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 13 of 19 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 13 of 19 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 12 of 19 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 11 of 19 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 10 of 19 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 10 of 19 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 11 of 19 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 12 of 19 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 13 of 19 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 13 of 19 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 14 of 19 renters

Cottage Grove Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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Top Schools in Cottage Grove

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All About

Living in Cottage Grove, MN

A small city located in Minnesota, Cottage Grove has approximately 36,000 residents. The city's population, with an average age of just under 36, is decidedly younger than most cities in Minnesota. Only 12% of residents rent in Cottage Grove, as the majority own their homes. With an average rent of $1,193/month, exceeding the state average by $202/month, relatively high rent costs could be a contributing factor in the higher levels of ownership.

Cottage Grove has an average commute time of about 27 minutes, longer than the Minnesota average of about 25 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 49% of commuters, while public transit isn't extensively used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.

Cottage Grove has a relatively large percentage of residents older than 25 with a Bachelor's or Associate's degree (23%) compared to the national average (19%). Furthermore, 5% have a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Cottage Grove residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and manufacturing. Together, these industries account for 23% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in management, making it the top field in the city. Cottage Grove workers take home an average annual income of nearly $100,000, around $19,000 more than the average Minnesota resident. Cottage Grove's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.