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Cohasset, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Cohasset had a population of 2,805 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cohasset: Bass Brook.

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Cohasset, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,805
Daytime Population: Workers 961
Daytime Population: Residents 1,471
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,432
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 2,783
Population in Familes 2,390
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 105
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $72,621
Average Household Income $91,200
Per Capita Income $35,618


Total Housing Units 1,385 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 976 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 ( 9.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 282 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $245,935
Average Home Value $288,525


Total Households 1,103
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 830
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.54% 0.47%
Households 0.46% 0.41%
Families 0.6% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

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, 2017 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 Density # 796 12th
Diversity Index # 498 45th
Median Household Income # 127 86th
Per Capita Income # 138 85th

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