Cotton, Minnesota Population 2021

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Cotton is a city located in St. Louis County Minnesota. Cotton has a 2020 population of 451. Cotton is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 1.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 446 in 2010. Cotton reached it's highest population of 451 in 2021.

The average household income in Cotton is $67,895 with a poverty rate of 8.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $157,300. The median age in Cotton is 57.7 years, 58.4 years for males, and 57.1 years for females.

Cotton Demographics

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

  • White: 96.46%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Native American: 1.42%
  • Black or African American: 0.47%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Cotton, Minnesota is 451 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 448.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 446.

Cotton, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40996.46%
Two or More Races71.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native61.42%
Black or African American20.47%
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Cotton Population by Race

Cotton Population Pyramid $2021

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Cotton Median Age

57.7


Total

58.4


Male

57.1


Female

Cotton Adults

There are 397 adults, (124 of whom are seniors) in Cotton.

Cotton Age Dependency

55.3

Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

9.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cotton Sex Ratio

Female

187

44.10%

Male

237

55.90%

Cotton Population by Age

Cotton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cotton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married97.6%2.4%
All94.1%5.9%
Non Family88.8%11.2%

94.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cotton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2381.7894.1
Married1232.2197.6
Non Family981.1188.8
Male122.25100
Female53.2100

2.22

Average Family Size

1.78

Average Household Size

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Cotton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41.04%
9th to 12th Grade133.38%
High School Graduate12031.17%
Some College9624.94%
Associates Degree5313.77%
Bachelors Degree5012.99%
Graduate Degree4912.73%
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Cotton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cotton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White36835797
Hispanic106
2+ Races732
Native American64

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 28.57%.

Cotton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,068$55,417$31,250
Less Than 9th Grade$32,813$32,813$
High School Graduate$43,750$63,750$16,875
Some College$41,750$55,000$36,250
Bachelors Degree$53,125$56,250$53,125
Graduate Degree$70,417$108,750$

$43,068

Average Earnings

$55,417

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Cotton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cotton Language by Age

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Cotton Language

98.31% of Cotton residents speak only English, while 1.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.97% of the population.

Cotton Language

Cotton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White405297.16%
Native66100.00%
Hispanic10220.00%

8.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.75%

Male Poverty Rate

10.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cotton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cotton is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cotton is White, with 7.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.60%.

Cotton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.65%
High School11.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.05%
Some College4.70%

Cotton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed10.75%
Male Employed4.76%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Cotton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cotton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,667$67,895
Families$82,500$89,116
Married Families$91,250-
Non Families$30,500$37,355
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Income by Household Type

Cotton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

70.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cotton Married by Age and Sex

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Cotton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cotton Marital Status by Race

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Cotton Marital Status

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38

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13
First Gulf War6
World War II5
Second Gulf War5
Korea3

Cotton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+14
65 to 7411
35 to 548
55 to 645
18 to 34

Cotton Veterans by Age

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Cotton Veterans by Race

Cotton Veterans by Education

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2.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cotton Veterans by Education

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55.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cotton Employment by Age

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Cotton Employment by Race

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Cotton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.01%

Born in Cotton

95.75%

Native Born

4.25%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

3.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.75% of Cotton residents were born in the United States, with 79.01% having been born in Minnesota. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cotton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202145110.22%
202045010.22%
201944910.22%
20184480.00%
20174480.00%
201644810.22%
2015447-1-0.22%
201444810.22%
20134470.00%
201244710.22%
20114460.00%
20104460.00%

Cotton Population by Year