Cottonport, Louisiana Population 2024

1,898

Cottonport is a city located in Avoyelles Parish Louisiana. Cottonport has a 2024 population of 1,898. Cottonport is currently declining at a rate of -1.71% annually and its population has decreased by -6.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,020 in 2020.

The average household income in Cottonport is $44,892 with a poverty rate of 27.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cottonport is 24.6 years, 24.4 years for males, and 25.2 years for females.

Cottonport Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.31%
  • White: 39.1%
  • Two or more races: 4.61%
  • Native American: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
946.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.04% (-122)
The current population of Cottonport, Louisiana is 1,898 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,020.

Cottonport, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American95955.31%
White67839.1%
Two or more races804.61%
Native American110.63%
Asian60.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cottonport Population by Race

Cottonport Population Pyramid 2024

Cottonport Median Age

24.6

Total

24.4

Male

25.2

Female

Cottonport Adults

There are 1,085 adults, (156 of whom are seniors) in Cottonport.

Cottonport Age Dependency

86.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

69.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cottonport Sex Ratio

Female1,23871.4%
Male49628.6%

Cottonport Population by Age

Cottonport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6102.8365.734.3
Female3083.4175.624.4
Non Family1511.0135.864.2
Married1363.4483.816.2
Male153.80100
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3.33

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cottonport 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

Cottonport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cottonport Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

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

Cottonport Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,922

Average Earnings

$66,125

Average Male

$30,258

Average Female

Cottonport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cottonport Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cottonport Language

88.39% of Cottonport residents speak only English, while 11.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.48% of the population.

Cottonport Language

Cottonport Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black95934135.56%
Hispanic1079386.92%
White566407.07%
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27.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.73%

Male Poverty Rate

23.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cottonport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cottonport is Hispanic, with 86.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cottonport is White, with 7.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.33%.

Cottonport Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College32.12%
Less Than 9th Grade26.74%
High School18.18%
Bachelors or Greater
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Cottonport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed22.09%
Male Unemployed20%
Male Employed10.46%
Female Unemployed
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Cottonport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cottonport Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cottonport Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

16.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cottonport Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cottonport 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 55-64.

Cottonport Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cottonport Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

48

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Cottonport Veterans by War

count

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Cottonport Veterans by Age

count

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Cottonport Veterans by Race

Cottonport Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cottonport Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cottonport Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cottonport Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cottonport 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

88%

Born in Cottonport

95.44%

Native Born

4.56%

Foreign Born

4.38%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.44% of Cottonport residents were born in the United States, with 88% having been born in Louisiana. 4.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cottonport Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,733-33-1.87%
20281,766-33-1.83%
20271,799-33-1.8%
20261,832-33-1.77%
20251,865-33-1.74%
20241,898-33-1.71%
20231,931-33-1.68%
20221,964-33-1.65%
20211,997-23-1.14%
20202,0201427.56%
20191,878-16-0.84%
20181,894-27-1.41%
20171,921-13-0.67%
20161,934-5-0.26%
20151,939-7-0.36%
20141,946-12-0.61%
20131,958-18-0.91%
20121,976-15-0.75%
20111,991-21-1.04%
20102,012
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Cottonport Population by Year