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Housing
Total Housing Units: 12,359
Cottage Grove has seen a rapid growth in housing to go along with its population.  In 2017 their were a total of 293 units built in the community.  Moving forward the City of Cottage Grove continues to make housing and creating a diverse range housing available to all its existing and future residents.

Owner-Occupied Housing Units
Total Owner-Occupied Units: 11,899
Below is data on owner-occuped housing, which is defined as a unit "in which the owner or co-owner that lives in the unit even if it is mortgaged or not fully paid for."  The majority of owner occupied units in Cottage Grove are single-family homes with attached garages.
Rental Units
Affordability
Cottage Grove is always working to offer a wide variety of housing to residents at a variety of price ranges.  Below is information on the costs of both housing and rental units within the community.  
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS  
  Housing units with a mortgage 7,881
  Less than $500 43
  $500 to $999 642
  $1,000 to $1,499 2,270
  $1,500 to $1,999 2,510
  $2,000 to $2,499 1,246
  $2,500 to $2,999 756
  $3,000 or more 414
Median (dollars) $1,696

GROSS RENT  
  Occupied units paying rent 1,598
  Less than $500 162
  $500 to $999 335
  $1,000 to $1,499 760
  $1,500 to $1,999 271
  $2,000 to $2,499 22
  $2,500 to $2,999 48
  $3,000 or more 0
Median (dollars) $1,170
     
  No rent paid 58
 
Sources: US Census 2012-2016 ACS