Cottondale, Alabama Population 2020

3,469

Cottondale is a city located in Alabama. Cottondale has a 2020 population of 3,469. Cottondale is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of in 2010. Cottondale reached it's highest population of 3,746 in 2017.

The average household income in Cottondale is $65,849 with a poverty rate of 18.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $845 per month, and the median house value is $117,300. The median age in Cottondale is 34.8 years, 34.1 years for males, and 35.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.4 males.

Cottondale Demographics

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

  • White: 67.71%
  • Black or African American: 23.32%
  • Other race: 4.50%
  • Two or more races: 4.01%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cottondale, Alabama is 3,469, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,469.

Cottondale, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,34967.71%
Black or African American80923.32%
Some Other Race1564.50%
Two or More Races1394.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.46%

Cottondale Population Pyramid 2020

Cottondale Median Age

34.8


Total

34.1


Male

35.7


Female

Cottondale Adults

There are 2,559 adults, (367 of whom are seniors) in Cottondale.

Cottondale Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cottondale Sex Ratio

Female

1,861

53.65%

Male

1,608

46.35%

Cottondale Households and Families

Cottondale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cottondale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.9%24.1%
Male72.9%27.1%
All71.4%28.6%
Female69.3%30.7%
Non Family63.2%36.8%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1223.0971.4
Married5763.5275.9
Non Family2721.4663.2
Female2154.1869.3
Male592.4472.9

3.49

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cottondale Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1135.49%
9th to 12th Grade1708.26%
High School Graduate76036.93%
Some College62830.52%
Associates Degree21710.54%
Bachelors Degree803.89%
Graduate Degree904.37%

Cottondale Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4571,233145
Black4604188
Hispanic13411717
Other Race3636
Native American77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 12.69%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,082$52,524$27,878
Less Than High School$30,565$32,339$
High School Grad$28,144$38,611$25,144
Some College$42,378$55,934$31,042
Bachelors Degree$31,917$$31,500
Graduate Degree$$$51,016

$35,082

Average Earnings

$52,524

Average Male

$27,878

Average Female

Cottondale Language

Cottondale Language by Age

Cottondale Language

87.33% of Cottondale residents speak only English, while 12.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.54% of the population.

Cottondale Poverty

Cottondale Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,04625712.56%
Black80917421.51%
Hispanic45917037.04%
Other15614693.59%
Multiple1212923.97%
Native1616100.00%

18.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.78%

Male Poverty Rate

22.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cottondale

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cottondale is White, with 12.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.91%
High School18.68%
Bachelors or Greater18.24%
Some College5.80%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed88.37%
Female Employed9.38%
Male Employed2.23%

Cottondale Income

Cottondale Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,141$65,849
Families$56,196$70,250
Married Families$66,598-
Non Families$45,526$45,282

Cottondale Marital Status

Cottondale Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cottondale Married by Age and Sex

Cottondale 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.

Cottondale Marital Status by Race

Cottondale Veterans

177

Number of Veterans

144

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam37
Second Gulf War23
First Gulf War14
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5494
18 to 3425
65 to 7423
75+20
55 to 6415
Name Veterans % of Total
Black10419.55%
White733.83%

$Cottondale Veterans by Education

6.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cottondale Employment Status

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cottondale Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.78%

Born in Alabama

91.55%

Native Born

8.45%

Foreign Born

5.42%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.55% of Cottondale residents were born in the United States, with 74.78% having been born in Alabama. 5.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,4690.00%
20193,4690.00%
20183,469-277-7.39%
20173,7462005.64%
20163,546-156-4.21%
20153,7022226.38%
20143,48062021.68%
20132,8602,860
2012
2011
20100.00%