Cologne is a community that has shown steady growth over the past 15 years. As of 2013, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated Cologne’s population at 1,587. This is a 50-percent increase since the 2000 census (1,012).

Age distribution

Statistics indicate the City of Cologne has a median age of 32 years (2010 Census). This much lower than the Minnesota (37.4) and U.S. (37.2) median ages.


The 2010 Census information identifies a gender distribution of 52.1 percent male to 47.9 percent male within the City of Cologne.


2010 Census statistics indicate the racial makeup of the city was 94.9% White, 0.9% African American, 1.2% Asian, 1.4% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

Educational Attainment

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 90 percent of Cologne’s population 25 years and over has earned a high school diploma. 22 percent has earned a bachelor’s degree or higher.


The U.S. Census Bureau reports a median family income in the City of Cologne at $76,800.  This is slightly lower than the Carver County median family income of $83,300.

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