Cottage Grove, MN is a growing community located in the Southeast Twin Cities metro area. Residents can take advantage of the nearby city of Saint Paul while enjoying more than 45 miles of trails, 30 parks, and a close-knit community spirit right in their own backyards.
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Cottage Grove offers residents a wide variety of housing choices ranging from luxury homes to affordable, single-family homes. The current population of 34,689 people and 11,542 households is expected to rise to 38,000 by 2018. The average age of those who purchase homes in Cottage Grove is 33.8 years. The population is highly educated and includes a number of young families. In order to accommodate the growth in recent years, real estate options include a number of newly developed subdivisions and fairly new homes. The average list price for homes here is $262,000. Browse homes for sale in Cottage Grove, MN.
Cottage Grove has excellent schools, and this is one factor driving much of the community growth. Families looking for strong educational opportunities for their children start searching for homes in Cottage Grove. Children living in Cottage Grove attend South Washington County Schools. Of the schools in the district, Hillside Elementary, Cottage Grove Elementary and Cottage Grove Middle School are all located within the community and all have exceptional rankings. College options are less than 10 miles from the city, with Inver Hills Community College and Dakota County Technical College offer popular course options. Browse homes for sale by school district.
Cottage Grove boasts easy access to Highway 61 and a location just 12 miles from downtown Saint Paul and 20 minutes from the airport. This makes it quite popular for businesses that are looking for a suburban location. A thriving business park offers a number of employment options for those who purchase homes in Cottage Grove. Some of those businesses include Plastic Resource, Schmid & Son Packaging, Inc. and Werner Electric.
Cottage Grove boasts over 45 miles of trails and 30 parks, which means residents can easily find someplace nearby to keep themselves active and engaged in the local community. The town has two golf courses as well, the Mississippi Dunes Golf Links and the River Oaks Municipal Golf Course. When temperatures start to drop, residents head indoors to the city-owned Cottage Grove Ice Arena.
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