Cohasset, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Cohasset, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Cohasset had a population of 2,802 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cohasset: Bass Brook.

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Cohasset, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,802
Population in Households 2,780
Population in Familes 2,376
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 105
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $71,790
Average Household Income $89,780
Per Capita Income $35,171


Total Housing Units 1,388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 986 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 ( 8.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 285 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $248,913
Average Home Value $296,429


Total Households 1,103
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 827
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.46% 0.48%
Households 0.4% 0.45%
Families 0.48% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

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, 2018 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 # 222 76th
Population Density # 796 12th
Diversity Index # 529 41st
Median Household Income # 156 83rd
Per Capita Income # 186 79th

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