Cottonwood, Alabama Population 2022

1,000
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Cottonwood is a city located in Houston County Alabama. Cottonwood has a 2020 population of 1,000. Cottonwood is currently declining at a rate of -2.34% annually and its population has decreased by -4.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,048 in 2010.

The average household income in Cottonwood is $39,381 with a poverty rate of 27.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $508 per month, and the median house value is $82,400. The median age in Cottonwood is 37.8 years, 34.1 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Cottonwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cottonwoodwas:

  • White: 78.11%
  • Black or African American: 19.59%
  • Native American: 1.15%
  • Two or more races: 0.79%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Cottonwood, Alabama is 1,000 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,048.

Cottonwood, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White88578.11%
Black or African American22219.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native131.15%
Asian40.35%
Two or More Races90.79%
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Cottonwood Population by Race

Cottonwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Cottonwood Median Age

44.5


Total

44.4


Male

44.5


Female

Cottonwood Adults

There are 889 adults, (217 of whom are seniors) in Cottonwood.

Cottonwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cottonwood Sex Ratio

Female

588

51.90%

Male

545

48.10%

Cottonwood Population by Age

Cottonwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cottonwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family81.9%18.1%
Married77.7%22.3%
All74.2%25.8%
Male64%36%
Female47.9%52.1%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cottonwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4732.474.2
Married1843.1477.7
Male253.864
Female713.5247.9
Non Family1931.0981.9

3.22

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Cottonwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade799.77%
9th to 12th Grade8110.01%
High School Graduate27133.50%
Some College22027.19%
Associates Degree334.08%
Bachelors Degree9912.24%
Graduate Degree263.21%
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Cottonwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cottonwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian444
White637545120
Black141951
Native American133
Hispanic92
2+ Races5

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Cottonwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,389$30,250$20,000
Less Than 9th Grade$24,028$24,167$
High School Graduate$28,750$31,458$20,625
Some College$19,537$43,125$18,657
Bachelors Degree$86,250$85,357$100,568
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,389

Average Earnings

$30,250

Average Male

$20,000

Average Female

Cottonwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cottonwood Language by Age

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Cottonwood Language

98.49% of Cottonwood residents speak only English, while 1.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Cottonwood Language

Cottonwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black22210848.65%
White87620623.52%
OtherNaN%

27.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.24%

Male Poverty Rate

29.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cottonwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood is Black, with 48.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.20%.

Cottonwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.75%
High School25.09%
Some College18.18%
Bachelors or Greater29.60%

Cottonwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.95%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed13.47%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Cottonwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cottonwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,125$39,857
Families$35,313$51,775
Married Families$41,250-
Non Families$14,856$21,918
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Income by Household Type

Cottonwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Cottonwood Married by Age and Sex

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Cottonwood 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.

Cottonwood Marital Status by Race

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Cottonwood Marital Status

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76

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War6
Vietnam24
Korea
World War II

Cottonwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5421
55 to 6421
65 to 7415
75+19

Cottonwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White679.68%
Black95.26%

Cottonwood Veterans by Race

Cottonwood Veterans by Education

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5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cottonwood Veterans by Education

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45.1%

Labor Force Participation

43.6%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cottonwood Employment by Age

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Cottonwood Employment by Race

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Cottonwood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.90%

Born in Cottonwood

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

1.24%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.59% of Cottonwood residents were born in the United States, with 63.90% having been born in Alabama. 1.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cottonwood Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,2890.00%
20111,265-24-1.86%
20121,241-24-1.90%
20131,217-24-1.93%
20141,193-24-1.97%
20151,169-24-2.01%
20161,145-24-2.05%
20171,121-24-2.10%
20181,097-24-2.14%
20191,073-24-2.19%
20201,048-25-2.33%
20211,024-24-2.29%
20221,000-24-2.34%

Cottonwood Population by Year