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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.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cottage Grove

What is the average rent in Cottage Grove?

The average rent of a studio apartment in Cottage Grove is $1,250 per month. For a one-bedroom apartment it's $1,442 per month. For a two-bedroom apartment the average rent is $1,830 per month.

What is the average cost of rent for a one-bedroom in Cottage Grove?

The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Cottage Grove is $1,442

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