Cottage Grove, WI

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Cottage Grove Profile


Overview

Cottage Grove is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 6,854 people and just one neighborhood, Cottage Grove is the 126th largest community in Wisconsin.

Cottage Grove real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Cottage Grove house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cottage Grove is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cottage Grove is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cottage Grove who work in office and administrative support (13.40%), sales jobs (11.14%), and management occupations (10.86%).

Also of interest is that Cottage Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.


Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Cottage Grove is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Cottage Grove really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Cottage Grove perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Cottage Grove is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Cottage Grove Demographics

The citizens of Cottage Grove are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.41% of adults in Cottage Grove have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Cottage Grove in 2010 was $32,601, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,404 for a family of four. However, Cottage Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cottage Grove is a very ethnically-diverse village. 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. Cottage Grove also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.20% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cottage Grove include Irish, Norwegian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Cottage Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Cottage Grove 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 3.06

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Cottage Grove 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 19.74

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Cottage Grove 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

MONONA GROVE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Wisconsin

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Better than of WI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Monona Grove Liberal Arts School
5301 Monona Dr
Monona, WI, 53716
09-12
Together 4 Kids School
900 N Parkview St
Cottage Grove, WI, 53527
PK-PK
Winnequah School
800 Greenway Rd
Monona, WI, 53716
PK-05
Glacial Drumlin School
801 Damascus Tr
Cottage Grove, WI, 53527
05-08
Monona Grove High School
4400 Monona Dr
Monona, WI, 53716
09-12
Cottage Grove Elementary School
470 N Main St
Cottage Grove, WI, 53527
02-04
Taylor Prairie Elementary School
900 N Parkview St
Cottage Grove, WI, 53527
PK-01

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 21.4% 41.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.9% 35.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.5% 5.4%

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DEERFIELD COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Wisconsin

(10 is best)

Better than of WI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Deerfield Middle School
300 Simonson Blvd
Deerfield, WI, 53531
07-08
Deerfield High School
300 Simonson Blvd
Deerfield, WI, 53531
09-12
Deerfield Elementary School
340 W Quarry St
Deerfield, WI, 53531
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 18.4% 41.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 15.3% 35.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.1% 5.4%

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