Cottage Grove, MN Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 10,020 housing units in Cottage Grove. This represents a 41% growth from 7,105 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 9,176 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 844 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Cottage Grove is about 91.7%. Cottage Grove's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 0.9%. Average household size is 3.07 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Cottage Grove were built after 1979.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.10%
One Bedroom2.10%
Two Bedrooms16%
Three Bedrooms44.30%
Four Bedrooms31%
Five Bedrooms or more6.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.11
Median year structure was built1978
Median Value of occupied units$137,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$99,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.7
Median year structure was built1985
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$950

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.90%
Second Mortgage12.40%
Home Equity Loan17.30%
Simple Mortgage58.10%
Debt Free11.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.7%