How did home prices perform in Cottage Grove during January 2021?

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The median sale price of a home sold in January 2021 in Cottage Grove rose by $41,500 while total sales increased by 14.3%, according to

In January 2021, there were 24 homes sold, with a median sale price of $309,500 - a 15.5% increase over the $268,000 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 21 homes sold in Cottage Grove in January 2020.

The median sales tax in Cottage Grove for the most recent year with available data, 2020, was $3,514, approximately 1.1% of the median home sale price for January 2021.

The following table compares Cottage Grove to other Washington County cities with similar median sale prices in January 2021:

CityJan. 2021 Home SalesJan. 2020 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Jan. 2021 Median Sales PriceJan. 2020 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Lake St. Croix Beach20-$357,500$0-
Cottage Grove242114.3%$309,500$268,00015.5%
Forest Lake1115-26.7%$276,000$240,00015%

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