Cottondale, Florida Population 2024

870

Cottondale is a city located in Jackson County Florida. Cottondale has a 2024 population of 870. Cottondale is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually and its population has increased by 2.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 847 in 2020.

The average household income in Cottondale is $55,333 with a poverty rate of 18.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cottondale is 50.5 years, 36.3 years for males, and 53 years for females.

Cottondale Demographics

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

  • White: 81.45%
  • Black or African American: 11.19%
  • Two or more races: 6.32%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
266.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.72% (23)
The current population of Cottondale, Florida is 870 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 847.

Cottondale, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White78681.45%
Black or African American10811.19%
Two or more races616.32%
Other race101.04%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cottondale Population by Race

Cottondale Population Pyramid 2024

Cottondale Median Age

50.5

Total

36.3

Male

53

Female

Cottondale Adults

There are 782 adults, (190 of whom are seniors) in Cottondale.

Cottondale Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cottondale Sex Ratio

Female57459.48%
Male39140.52%

Cottondale Population by Age

Cottondale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4102.3565.634.4
Married1673.0271.928.1
Non Family1561.3558.341.7
Female722.5472.227.8
Male154.44060
showing: 5 rows

2.95

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cottondale 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

Cottondale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cottondale Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.32%.

Cottondale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,213

Average Earnings

$35,962

Average Male

$32,857

Average Female

Cottondale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cottondale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cottondale Language

97.18% of Cottondale residents speak only English, while 2.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Cottondale Language

Cottondale Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7568411.11%
Black1085550.93%
Multiple613862.3%
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18.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.02%

Male Poverty Rate

20.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cottondale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cottondale is Multiple, with 62.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cottondale is White, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.3%.

Cottondale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.34%
High School16.57%
Some College10.43%
Bachelors or Greater
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Cottondale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed6.19%
Male Employed5.29%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Cottondale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cottondale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cottondale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cottondale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cottondale 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 35-44.

Cottondale Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cottondale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

56

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Cottondale Veterans by War

count

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Cottondale Veterans by Age

count

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Cottondale Veterans by Race

Cottondale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cottondale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cottondale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cottondale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cottondale 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

65.39%

Born in Cottondale

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.48% of Cottondale residents were born in the United States, with 65.39% having been born in Florida. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cottondale Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202989550.56%
202889050.56%
202788550.57%
202688050.57%
202587550.57%
202487050.58%
202386550.58%
202286050.58%
202185580.94%
2020847-42-4.72%
2019889-11-1.22%
2018900
2017900-1-0.11%
2016901-1-0.11%
2015902-1-0.11%
2014903-5-0.55%
2013908
2012908-14-1.52%
2011922-7-0.75%
2010929
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Cottondale Population by Year