Cotton City, New Mexico Population 2024

376

Cotton City is a city located in Hidalgo County New Mexico. Cotton City has a 2024 population of 376. Cotton City is currently declining at a rate of -3.34% annually but its population has increased by 5.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 355 in 2020.

The average household income in Cotton City is $58,611 with a poverty rate of 14.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cotton City is 33.5 years, 33.5 years for males, and 33.5 years for females.

Cotton City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cotton City was:

  • White: 67.66%
  • Two or more races: 22.14%
  • Other race: 10.2%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
25.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
14.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.92% (21)
The current population of Cotton City, New Mexico is 376 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 355.

Cotton City, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27267.66%
Two or more races8922.14%
Other race4110.2%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cotton City Population by Race

Cotton City Population Pyramid 2024

Cotton City Median Age

33.5

Total

33.5

Male

33.5

Female

Cotton City Adults

There are 295 adults, (59 of whom are seniors) in Cotton City.

Cotton City Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cotton City Sex Ratio

Female16140.05%
Male24159.95%

Cotton City Population by Age

Cotton City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1352.9882.217.8
Married973.2687.612.4
Non Family26053.846.2
Female1251000
Male0000

3.31

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cotton City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5519.37%
9th to 12th Grade217.39%
High School Graduate13246.48%
Some College175.99%
Associates Degree175.99%
Bachelors Degree4114.44%
Graduate Degree10.35%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cotton City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cotton City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic2141380
White707042
2+ Races56510
Other Race4170

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 60%.

Cotton City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$30,227$30,903$25,250
Less Than 9th Grade$28,333$30,556$0
High School Graduate$29,615$37,679$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$30,227

Average Earnings

$30,903

Average Male

$25,250

Average Female

Cotton City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cotton City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cotton City Language

42.33% of Cotton City residents speak only English, while 57.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 57.67% of the population.

Cotton City Language

Cotton City Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2995719.06%
Multiple894550.56%

14.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.28%

Male Poverty Rate

15.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cotton City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cotton City is Multiple, with 50.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cotton City is Hispanic, with 19.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15%.

Cotton City Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.79%
High School9.09%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Cotton City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed16.9%
Female Unemployed0%

Cotton City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cotton City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$70,037$58,611
Families$70,110$61,806
Married Families$70,551$-999,999,999
Non Families-$15,062

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cotton City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

66.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cotton City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cotton City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cotton City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cotton City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3

Number of Veterans

3

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam3
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Cotton City Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 743
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Cotton City Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White31.52%

Cotton City Veterans by Race

Cotton City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cotton City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Cotton City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cotton City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cotton City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

41.29%

Born in Cotton City

72.14%

Native Born

27.86%

Foreign Born

19.4%

Non Citizen

8.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.14% of Cotton City residents were born in the United States, with 41.29% having been born in New Mexico. 19.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cotton City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024376-13-3.34%
2023389-13-3.23%
2022402-13-3.13%
20214156016.9%
2020355226.61%
20193334515.63%
2018288197.06%
2017269-19-6.6%
201628841.41%
2015284145.19%
2014270187.14%
2013252-14-5.26%
2012266176.83%
2011249-139-35.82%
201038800%

Cotton City Population by Year