Cottage Grove, MN 55016 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55016: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cottage Grove, MN 55016

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.84, Longitude -92.894
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 404
  • PO Box Addresses: 151
  • Residential Addresses: 12,590
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 600
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,990

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  2. Growth Rates for 55016 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Cottage Grove, MN 55016 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 36,324
Population in Households 36,265
Population in Familes 32,132
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 1,258
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $91,862
Average Household Income $105,414
Per Capita Income $35,835


Total Housing Units 12,660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,022 (87.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,315 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $236,472
Average Home Value $262,641


Total Households 12,337
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 9,841
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 0.74% 0.93%
Households 0.79% 0.95%
Families 0.69% 0.88%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Cottage Grove, MN 55016 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55016 to the other 881 ZIP Codes 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 # 26 97th
Population Density # 108 88th
Diversity Index # 131 85th
Median Household Income # 57 94th
Per Capita Income # 185 79th

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