Cottage Grove employment information

IndexCottage GroveMinnesotaNational
Income per capita$31,724$31,642$28,555
Median household income$82,485$60,828$53,482
Median income owner occupied$88,426$74,687$68,142
Median income renter occupied$40,000$31,748$33,219
Median earnings male$51,312$39,915$36,116
Median earnings female$32,534$27,655$25,692
Unemployment rate4.0%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level6.5%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cottage Grove is 11% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cottage Grove is 54% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cottage Grove is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cottage Grove is 58% lower than the national average.

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Cottage Grove median earnings by income bracket

Cottage Grove employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.1%1.2%
Manufacturing sector20.5%0.7%
Financial & insurance services4.5%9.4%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%13.6%
Public administration6.6%6.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%2.7%
Education, health & social services11.2%35.7%

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Woodbury, MN64,544$98,97485%
Mendota Heights, MN11,131$98,09883%
Cottage Grove, MN35,169$82,48554%

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San Juan, TX35,183$34,51835%
Columbia, TN35,207$34,32536%
University City, MO35,226$53,6670%
Schertz, TX35,093$72,46335%
Merrillville, IN35,262$49,7117%
Cottage Grove, MN35,169$82,48554%
Source: The Cottage Grove, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.