Cottonwood is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,227, it is the 238th largest city in Alabama and the 9495th largest city in the United States. Cottonwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -4.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,289 in 2010. Cottonwood reached it's highest population of 1,288 in 2012. Spanning over 6 miles, Cottonwood has a population density of 212 people per square mile.
The average household income in Cottonwood is $37,160 with a poverty rate of 25.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $476 per month, and the median house value is $80,800. The median age in Cottonwood is 40.5 years, 35.5 years for males, and 44.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.7 males.