Cotton Valley, Louisiana Population 2024

740

Cotton Valley is a city located in Webster Parish Louisiana. Cotton Valley has a 2024 population of 740. Cotton Valley is currently declining at a rate of -1.07% annually and its population has decreased by -5.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 784 in 2020.

The average household income in Cotton Valley is $39,392 with a poverty rate of 33.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cotton Valley is 31 years, 30.4 years for males, and 32.2 years for females.

Cotton Valley Demographics

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

  • White: 53.44%
  • Black or African American: 45.16%
  • Two or more races: 1.4%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
281.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.61% (-44)
The current population of Cotton Valley, Louisiana is 740 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 784.

Cotton Valley, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38153.44%
Black or African American32245.16%
Two or more races101.4%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cotton Valley Population by Race

Cotton Valley Population Pyramid 2024

Cotton Valley Median Age

31

Total

30.4

Male

32.2

Female

Cotton Valley Adults

There are 459 adults, (104 of whom are seniors) in Cotton Valley.

Cotton Valley Age Dependency

100.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

71.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cotton Valley Sex Ratio

Female42259.19%
Male29140.81%

Cotton Valley Population by Age

Cotton Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2652.6661.938.1
Non Family102056.943.1
Married1003.8919
Female49424.575.5
Male14221.478.6
showing: 5 rows

3.63

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cotton Valley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cotton Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cotton Valley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 2+ races people with a rate of 44.44%.

Cotton Valley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$21,500

Average Earnings

$36,042

Average Male

$20,625

Average Female

Cotton Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cotton Valley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cotton Valley Language

99.04% of Cotton Valley residents speak only English, while 0.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Cotton Valley Language

Cotton Valley Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black32216350.62%
White3817118.64%
Multiple10880%
showing: 3 rows

33.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.96%

Male Poverty Rate

35.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cotton Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cotton Valley is Multiple, with 80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cotton Valley is White, with 18.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.37%.

Cotton Valley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.63%
Some College40.52%
Bachelors or Greater14.81%
High School13.75%
showing: 4 rows

Cotton Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed25%
Male Employed22.08%
Male Unemployed20%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Cotton Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cotton Valley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cotton Valley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.6%

Male Marriage Rate

33.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cotton Valley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cotton Valley 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 45-54.

Cotton Valley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cotton Valley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Cotton Valley Veterans by War

count

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Cotton Valley Veterans by Age

count

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Cotton Valley Veterans by Race

Cotton Valley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cotton Valley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cotton Valley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cotton Valley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cotton Valley 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

84.85%

Born in Cotton Valley

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Cotton Valley residents were born in the United States, with 84.85% having been born in Louisiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cotton Valley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029700-8-1.13%
2028708-8-1.12%
2027716-8-1.1%
2026724-8-1.09%
2025732-8-1.08%
2024740-8-1.07%
2023748-8-1.06%
2022756-8-1.05%
2021764-20-2.55%
2020784-153-16.33%
2019937-6-0.64%
2018943-13-1.36%
2017956-12-1.24%
2016968-7-0.72%
2015975-6-0.61%
2014981-9-0.91%
2013990-9-0.9%
2012999-10-0.99%
20111,009
20101,009
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Cotton Valley Population by Year