Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

Coordinates: 43°5′16″N 89°12′00″W / 43.08778°N 89.20000°W / 43.08778; -89.20000
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Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
Cottage Grove municipal building
Cottage Grove municipal building
Location of Cottage Grove in Dane County, Wisconsin.
Location of Cottage Grove in Dane County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 43°5′16″N 89°12′00″W / 43.08778°N 89.20000°W / 43.08778; -89.20000
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyDane
Area
 • Total4.69 sq mi (12.15 km2)
 • Land4.69 sq mi (12.15 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation892 ft (272 m)
Population
 • Total7,303
 • Density1,523.03/sq mi (587.99/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code608
FIPS code55-17200[4]
GNIS feature ID1583018[2]
WebsiteVillage of Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

Cottage Grove is a village in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States. Its population was 7,303 at the 2020 census. A suburb of Madison, it shares a school district with Monona. The village is located partially within the Town of Cottage Grove.

The village was named from a settler's cottage in a grove near the village site.[5]

Geography[edit]

Cottage Grove is located at 43°5′16″N 89°12′0″W / 43.08778°N 89.20000°W / 43.08778; -89.20000 (43.088017, -89.200143).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.48 square miles (9.01 km2), all of it land.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.Note
1930261
194031018.8%
195037220.0%
196041311.0%
197047815.7%
198088885.8%
19901,13127.4%
20004,059258.9%
20106,19252.5%
20207,30317.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, 6,192 people, 2,210 households, and 1,628 families were living in the village. The population density was 1,779.3 inhabitants per square mile (687.0/km2). There were 2,289 housing units at an average density of 657.8 per square mile (254.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.1% White, 2.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 2.2% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 3.0% of the population.

Of the 2,210 households, 47.1% had children under 18 living with them, 59.4% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.3% were not families. About 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 2.80. and the average family size was 3.26.

The median age in the village was 33.8 years. About 32.5% of residents were under 18; 5.7% were between 18 and 24; 32.4% were from 25 to 44; 21.7% were from 45 to 64; and 7.7% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, 4,059 people, 1,427 households, and 1,084 families were living in the village. The population density was 1,775.3 people per square mile (684.4/km2). The 1,453 housing units had an average density of 635.5 per square mile (245.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.71% White, 1.82% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.54% from other races, and 1.18% from two or more races. Around 1.80% of the population were Hispanics or Latinos of any race.

Of the 1,427 households, 47.3% had children under 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were not families. About 16.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 2.83, and the average family size was 3.20.

In the village, the age distribution was 32.1% under 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 42.1% from 25 to 44, 14.3% from 45 to 64, and 6.0% who were 65 or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females 18 and over, there were 97.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $66,628, and for a family was $68,667. Males had a median income of $46,190 versus $30,391 for females. The per capita income for the village was $25,777. About 2.7% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.6% of those under 18 and 12.6% of those 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

Gabe Carimi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 18, 2012.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ Company, Chicago and North Western Railway (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 59.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 2, 2012. Retrieved November 18, 2012.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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