Community Profiles

Cohasset is Itasca County’s second-largest town and nestles along the banks of the Mississippi River between the Chippewa National Forest and Grand Rapids. It combines river and lakefront living with major business assets such as the Cohasset Industrial Park and Minnesota Power’s Boswell Energy Center. This growing community offers the best of all worlds.

Cohasset

Population

Total Population

2,835

Population
Growth Rate

0.54%

Median Age

48

Diversity Index

12.500

Housing & Income

Households

1,120

Total Housing Units

1,399


Owner Occupied

995

Renter Occupied

125

Vacant

279

Median Home Value

$233,696


Average Home Value

$274,748

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.53%


Per Capita Income

2.06%

Income Projection

Median Household

$71,894 $79,342


Average Household

$90,122 $99,855


Per Capita

$35,337 $39,134

Workforce

Total Businesses

102

Total Employed

931

Workers 16+

1,325

Utilities Businesses

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Businesses

1

Employed

240

Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

7

Employed

116

Wholesale Trade Businesses

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Businesses

8

Employed

110

Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

17

Employed

97

Construction Businesses

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Businesses

16

Employed

94

Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt

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Businesses

6

Employed

70

Some
High School

89

Graduated
High School

500

Associates
Degree

234

Bachelor's
Degree

500

Graduate
Degree

173

Average Commute Time

16 min.



Resident Commuters

1,203

Non-Resident Commuters

116

Drive Alone

1,132

Carpooled

126

Public

1

Work At Home

37


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