Cottonwood is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,294, it is the 237th largest city in Alabama and the 9389th largest city in the United States. Cottonwood is currently growing at a rate of 3.11% annually and its population has increased by 0.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,289 in 2010. Cottonwood reached it's highest population of 1,499 in 2012. Spanning over 6 miles, Cottonwood has a population density of 224 people per square mile.
The average household income in Cottonwood is $39,381 with a poverty rate of 21.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $463 per month, and the median house value is $83,200. The median age in Cottonwood is 37.8 years, 34.1 years for males, and 44.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.0 males.