Cottonport, Louisiana Population 2020

1,894

Cottonport is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,894, it is the 123rd largest city in Louisiana and the 7804th largest city in the United States. Cottonport is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -5.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,006 in 2010. Cottonport reached it's highest population of 2,010 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Cottonport has a population density of 945 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cottonport is $49,000 with a poverty rate of 37.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $648 per month, and the median house value is $101,000. The median age in Cottonport is 33.8 years, 29.5 years for males, and 34.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.3 males.

Cottonport Demographics

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

  • White: 50.59%
  • Black or African American: 48.53%
  • Two or more races: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Cottonport, Louisiana is 1,894, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,910.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,006.

Cottonport, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White86250.59%
Black or African American82748.53%
Two or More Races150.88%

Cottonport Population Pyramid 2020

Cottonport Median Age

33.8


Total

29.5


Male

34.4


Female

Cottonport Adults

There are 1,172 adults, (275 of whom are seniors) in Cottonport.

Cottonport Age Dependency

90

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cottonport Sex Ratio

Female

900

52.82%

Male

804

47.18%

Cottonport Households and Families

Cottonport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cottonport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.8%3.2%
All55.7%44.3%
Female42.3%57.7%
Non Family36%64%
Male33.3%66.7%

55.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7132.3855.7
Non Family2861.2536
Married2182.7996.8
Female1493.1542.3
Male604.3233.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

10.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cottonport Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1019.57%
9th to 12th Grade26024.64%
High School Graduate27926.45%
Some College21520.38%
Associates Degree565.31%
Bachelors Degree10610.05%
Graduate Degree383.60%

Cottonport Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White579428122
Black46125922
Multiple Races157

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 73.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.07%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,435$37,500$19,177
Less Than High School$$41,852$13,472
High School Grad$25,625$32,371$18,000
Some College$18,790$$19,194
Bachelors Degree$$$41,442
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,435

Average Earnings

$37,500

Average Male

$19,177

Average Female

Cottonport Language

Cottonport Language by Age

Cottonport Language

92.32% of Cottonport residents speak only English, while 7.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.42% of the population.

Cottonport Poverty

Cottonport Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black82751161.79%
White85813215.38%

37.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.83%

Male Poverty Rate

40.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cottonport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cottonport is Black, with 61.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cottonport is White, with 15.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.96%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School53.19%
Some College27.68%
High School24.37%
Bachelors or Greater9.03%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed30.12%
Male Unemployed17.65%
Male Employed11.24%

Cottonport Income

Cottonport Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,274$49,000
Families$32,969$64,349
Married Families$59,300-
Non Families$9,958$23,071

Cottonport Marital Status

Cottonport Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cottonport Married by Age and Sex

Cottonport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cottonport Marital Status by Race

Cottonport Veterans

56

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea20
First Gulf War18
Vietnam6
Second Gulf War5
World War II

$Cottonport Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cottonport Employment Status

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cottonport 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

97.24%

Born in Louisiana

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.77% of Cottonport residents were born in the United States, with 97.24% having been born in Louisiana. 0.23% 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
20201,894-8-0.42%
20191,902-8-0.42%
20181,910-25-1.29%
20171,935-8-0.41%
20161,943-3-0.15%
20151,946-4-0.21%
20141,950-12-0.61%
20131,962-16-0.81%
20121,978-15-0.75%
20111,993-17-0.85%
20102,0100.00%