Cottage Grove is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 9,969 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Cottage Grove is the 50th largest community in Oregon.
Cottage Grove is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cottage Grove is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cottage Grove who work in office and administrative support (8.08%), sales jobs (7.54%), and management occupations (7.54%).
The percentage of people in Cottage Grove with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.78% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cottage Grove in 2010 was $18,270, which is lower middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,080 for a family of four.
The people who call Cottage Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cottage Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cottage Grove include Irish, English, Norwegian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Cottage Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.