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Cohasset, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Cohasset had a population of 2,816 as of July 1, 2016. Cohasset ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cohasset is located at latitude 47.2425 and longitude -93.6643 in Itasca County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cohasset (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.81 sq. miles and a water area of 8.48 sq. miles. Itasca County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,283 feet.

The City of Cohasset (GNIS ID: 2393586) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cohasset population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cohasset: Bass Brook.

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Cohasset, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,816
Population in Households 2,794
Population in Familes 2,400
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 105
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,112
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 837
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 987 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 287 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $242,351
Average Home Value $287,614


Median Household Income $65,497
Average Household Income $86,112
Per Capita Income $33,813
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.63%
Households 0.66% 0.62%
Families 0.83% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cohasset, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cohasset to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 218 76th
Population Density1 # 795 12th
Diversity Index2 # 501 45th
Median Household Income # 162 82nd
Per Capita Income # 161 82nd

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