Cottage Grove, WI Population

Population: 4,059. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,271 (+29.9% change)
Males: 2,055 (50.6%), Females: 2,004 (49.4%)

Dane County

Zip code: 53527

Median resident age: 31.4 years
Median household income: $66,628
Median house value: $163,600

Races in Cottage Grove:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.5%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (48.0%), Norwegian (18.8%), Irish (12.3%), English (7.2%), Polish (4.5%), French (3.6%).

Elevation: 888 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cottage Grove

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 38.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cottage Grove village

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 66.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

2.9% Foreign born (1.1% Africa, 0.8% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,846 (+234.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cottage Grove:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cottage Grove:

  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 10 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 35 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 63 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cottage Grove:

  • BLACKHAWK AIRFIELD (about 2 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: 87Y)
  • QUAMS MARINA (about 11 miles; STOUGHTON, WI; Abbreviation: 99C)
  • JANA (about 18 miles; EDGERTON, WI; Abbreviation: 58C)
Amtrak station near Cottage Grove:

  • 14 miles: MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cottage Grove:

  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 11 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 15 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 16 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 38 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 65 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 65 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
Public primary/middle schools in Cottage Grove:

  • TAYLOR PRAIRIE EL (Students: 398; Location: 900 N PARKVIEW ST; Grades: PK – 02)
  • COTTAGE GROVE EL (Students: 389; Location: 470 N MAIN ST; Grades: 03 – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Cottage Grove:

  • W KOSHKONONG LUTHERAN SCH (Students: 46; Location: 2632 CHURCH ST; Grades: PK – 7)