Cottage Grove, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Cottage Grove, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Cottage Grove had a population of 10,196 as of July 1, 2018. Cottage Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cottage Grove is located at latitude 43.7941 and longitude -123.0592 in Lane County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cottage Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Lane County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 643 feet.

The City of Cottage Grove (GNIS ID: 2410241) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Cottage Grove is located within Cottage Grove Division of Lane County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cottage Grove: Lemati.

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Cottage Grove, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,196
Population in Households 10,119
Population in Familes 7,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density2 2,706
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $42,844
Average Household Income $54,052
Per Capita Income $21,785


Total Housing Units 4,349 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,316 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,743 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 290 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $213,714
Average Home Value $247,961


Total Households 4,059
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 2,553
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 0.61% 0.85%
Households 0.49% 0.78%
Families 0.39% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Cottage Grove, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cottage Grove to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon 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 # 59 85th
Population Density # 88 77th
Diversity Index # 157 59th
Median Household Income # 267 30th
Per Capita Income # 308 19th

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