Cottage Grove, WI 53527 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53527: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cottage Grove, WI 53527

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 241
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,546
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 332
  • County: Dane County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.071, Longitude -89.198
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cottage Grove, WI 53527 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,926
Daytime Population: Workers 2,615
Daytime Population: Residents 4,491
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,106
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 10,926
Population in Familes 9,448
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 323
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $84,798
Average Household Income $97,098
Per Capita Income $35,574


Total Housing Units 4,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,083 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 920 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $260,883
Average Home Value $291,761


Total Households 4,003
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 3,036
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.4% 1.49%
Households 1.52% 1.55%
Families 1.44% 1.5%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Cottage Grove, WI 53527 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53527 to the other 769 ZIP Codes in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 163 79th
Population Density # 177 77th
Diversity Index # 229 71st
Median Household Income # 26 97th
Per Capita Income # 102 87th

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