Cotton, Indiana Population 2024

1,912

Cotton is a city located in Dearborn County, Jefferson County, Ohio County, Ripley County, and Switzerland County Indiana. Cotton has a 2024 population of 1,912. Cotton is currently growing at a rate of 1.54% annually and its population has increased by 5.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,806 in 2020.

The average household income in Cotton is $86,710 with a poverty rate of 3.25%. The median age in Cotton is 34.8 years: 37 years for males, and 27.9 years for females.

Cotton Demographics

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

  • White: 94.57%
  • Two or more races: 5.43%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
36.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
53.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.87% (106)
The current population of Cotton, Indiana is 1,912 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,806.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,07294.57%
Two or more races1195.43%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cotton Population by Race

Cotton Population Pyramid 2024

Cotton Median Age

34.8

Total

37

Male

27.9

Female

Cotton Adults

There are 1,542 adults, (382 of whom are seniors) in Cotton.

Cotton Age Dependency

88.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cotton Sex Ratio

Female1,04047.47%
Male1,15152.53%

Cotton Population by Age

Cotton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7063.196.33.7
Married3064.1295.84.2
Non Family2071.191000
Male1374.0690.59.5
Female562.291000

3.68

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

96.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cotton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade715.47%
Associates Degree816.24%
Bachelors Degree1048.01%
Graduate Degree463.54%
High School Graduate71454.97%
Less Than 9th Grade906.93%
Some College19314.86%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cotton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cotton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2281,067119
2+ Races565616
Hispanic151515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Cotton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$46,065$0$46,898
Graduate Degree$34,063$0$0
High School Graduate$41,563$50,946$36,367
Less Than 9th Grade$53,472$54,074$0
Overall$45,833$52,731$38,906
Some College$76,083$84,267$0

$45,833

Average Earnings

$52,731

Average Male

$38,906

Average Female

Cotton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cotton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cotton Language

95.95% of Cotton residents speak only English, while 4.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.05% of the population.

Cotton Language

Cotton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,050713.46%

3.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.11%

Male Poverty Rate

2.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cotton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cotton is White, with 3.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cotton is White, with 3.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.4%.

Cotton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School5.04%
Bachelors or Greater4%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Cotton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.05%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Cotton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cotton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$86,771$99,953
Households$62,024$86,710
Married Families$116,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,657$42,661

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cotton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Cotton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cotton 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 Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cotton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

225

Number of Veterans

225

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea110
Vietnam50
First Gulf War22
Second Gulf War17
World War II0

Cotton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+129
55 to 6443
65 to 7431
35 to 5422
18 to 340

Cotton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White22214.94%
2+ Races35.36%

Cotton Veterans by Race

Cotton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cotton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Cotton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cotton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cotton 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

69.79%

Born in Cotton

99.82%

Native Born

0.18%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.82% of Cotton residents were born in the United States, with 69.79% having been born in Indiana. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Cotton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,057291.43%
20282,028291.45%
20271,999291.47%
20261,970291.49%
20251,941291.52%
20241,912291.54%
20231,883291.56%
20221,854291.59%
20211,825191.05%
20201,806-253-12.29%
20192,059100.49%
20182,049100.49%
20172,03980.39%
20162,03150.25%
20152,02690.45%
20142,017-7-0.35%
20132,024271.35%
20121,997-33-1.63%
20112,030-16-0.78%
20102,04600%

Cotton Population by Year