Cottonwood, Arizona Population 2022

12,529
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Cottonwood is a city located in Yavapai County Arizona. Cottonwood has a 2020 population of 12,529. Cottonwood is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually and its population has increased by 12.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,166 in 2010.

The average household income in Cottonwood is $48,807 with a poverty rate of 16.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $904 per month, and the median house value is $195,200. The median age in Cottonwood is 46 years, 40.1 years for males, and 55.2 years for females.

Cottonwood Demographics

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

  • White: 90.43%
  • Two or more races: 6.24%
  • Other race: 1.77%
  • Native American: 0.74%
  • Black or African American: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Cottonwood, Arizona is 12,529 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,529.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,166.

Cottonwood, Arizona Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,05890.43%
Black or African American690.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native910.74%
Asian200.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.09%
Some Other Race2161.77%
Two or More Races7636.24%
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Cottonwood Population by Race

Cottonwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Cottonwood Median Age

50.9


Total

44.9


Male

58.1


Female

Cottonwood Adults

There are 10,523 adults, (4,061 of whom are seniors) in Cottonwood.

Cottonwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

62.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Cottonwood Sex Ratio

Female

6,661

54.47%

Male

5,567

45.53%

Cottonwood Population by Age

Cottonwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cottonwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.1%31.9%
Female54.9%45.1%
All48.1%51.9%
Non Family38.4%61.6%
Male31.5%68.5%

48.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cottonwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1031.9948.1
Married1,7202.9268.1
Male1814.7831.5
Female5563.1654.9
Non Family3,6461.2338.4

2.92

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

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Cottonwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2432.56%
9th to 12th Grade5025.29%
High School Graduate3,22434.00%
Some College2,73028.79%
Associates Degree8438.89%
Bachelors Degree1,44815.27%
Graduate Degree4915.18%
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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
Asian202020
White7,6437,1811,745
Native American666313
2+ Races42938783
Hispanic1,3901,12078
Islander1111
Black6959
Other Race174132

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$25,976$30,808$23,456
Less Than 9th Grade$25,625$$
High School Graduate$24,071$26,962$20,365
Some College$26,216$29,813$24,052
Bachelors Degree$24,814$32,714$24,042
Graduate Degree$74,926$$53,333

$25,976

Average Earnings

$30,808

Average Male

$23,456

Average Female

Cottonwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cottonwood Language by Age

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Cottonwood Language

86.92% of Cottonwood residents speak only English, while 13.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.16% of the population.

Cottonwood Language

Cottonwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3521,51116.16%
Native9144.40%
Other27NaN%
Multiple76323130.28%
Hispanic2,11726112.33%

16.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.46%

Male Poverty Rate

18.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cottonwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood is White, with 16.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood is Hispanic, with 12.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.57%.

Cottonwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.31%
High School15.41%
Some College16.23%
Bachelors or Greater11.85%

Cottonwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.16%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.90%
Female Unemployed19.85%

Cottonwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cottonwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,146$48,950
Families$55,387$67,168
Married Families$62,311-
Non Families$25,342$34,344
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Income by Household Type

Cottonwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

33.7%

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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1,231

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War64
First Gulf War136
Vietnam602
Korea166
World War II72

Cottonwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54170
55 to 64171
65 to 74488
75+402

Cottonwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,17812.14%
Native American1617.58%
2+ Races378.13%
Hispanic1025.87%

Cottonwood Veterans by Race

Cottonwood Veterans by Education

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9.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cottonwood Veterans by Education

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51.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

3.6%

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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34.09%

Born in Cottonwood

92.08%

Native Born

7.92%

Foreign Born

3.39%

Non Citizen

4.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.08% of Cottonwood residents were born in the United States, with 34.09% having been born in Arizona. 3.39% 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
19702,8150.00%
19804,5501,7354.92%
19905,9181,3682.66%
20009,1793,2614.49%
201011,1661,9871.98%
201111,131-35-0.31%
201211,149180.16%
201311,2511020.91%
201411,4221711.52%
201511,5671451.27%
201611,8492822.44%
201711,9881391.17%
201812,1611731.44%
201912,253920.76%
202012,345920.75%
202112,437920.75%
202212,529920.74%

Cottonwood Population by Year