Cottonwood Falls, Kansas Population 2021

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Cottonwood Falls is a city located in Chase County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Chase County. With a 2020 population of 888, it is the 212th largest city in Kansas and the 10812th largest city in the United States . Cottonwood Falls is currently growing at a rate of 1.49% annually but its population has decreased by -1.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 903 in 2010. Cottonwood Falls reached it's highest population of 902 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Cottonwood Falls has a population density of 1,408 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cottonwood Falls is $50,774 with a poverty rate of 14.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $404 per month, and the median house value is $70,800. The median age in Cottonwood Falls is 48.6 years, 45.3 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Cottonwood Falls Demographics

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

  • White: 92.99%
  • Black or African American: 4.59%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cottonwood Falls, Kansas is 888 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 849.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 903.

Cottonwood Falls, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White73092.99%
Black or African American364.59%
Two or More Races162.04%
Some Other Race30.38%
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Cottonwood Falls Population by Race

Cottonwood Falls Population Pyramid $2021

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Cottonwood Falls Median Age

48.6


Total

45.3


Male

51.3


Female

Cottonwood Falls Adults

There are 623 adults, (224 of whom are seniors) in Cottonwood Falls.

Cottonwood Falls Age Dependency

96.7

Age Dependency Ratio

56.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cottonwood Falls Sex Ratio

Female

405

51.59%

Male

380

48.41%

Cottonwood Falls Population by Age

Cottonwood Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cottonwood Falls Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
All80.2%19.8%
Female73.8%26.2%
Non Family68.1%31.9%
Male66.7%33.3%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cottonwood Falls Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3132.2280.2
Married1432.8593
Non Family119068.1
Female423.573.8
Male92.4466.7

2.9

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Cottonwood Falls Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade162.79%
9th to 12th Grade376.45%
High School Graduate19433.80%
Some College16328.40%
Associates Degree376.45%
Bachelors Degree8715.16%
Graduate Degree406.97%
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Cottonwood Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cottonwood Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White524480123
Hispanic26234
Black1913
2+ Races77
Other Race3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.47%.

Cottonwood Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,444$31,354$27,639
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,875$33,750$21,250
Some College$30,156$40,833$25,000
Bachelors Degree$47,917$41,250$47,917
Graduate Degree$42,188$$42,188

$29,444

Average Earnings

$31,354

Average Male

$27,639

Average Female

Cottonwood Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cottonwood Falls Language by Age

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Cottonwood Falls Language

97.85% of Cottonwood Falls residents speak only English, while 2.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Cottonwood Falls Language

Cottonwood Falls Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6419014.04%
Hispanic271348.15%
Multiple16637.50%

14.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.11%

Male Poverty Rate

14.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cottonwood Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood Falls is Hispanic, with 48.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood Falls is White, with 14.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.75%.

Cottonwood Falls Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.00%
High School15.72%
Some College15.17%
Bachelors or Greater3.70%

Cottonwood Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed76.92%
Female Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed5.00%
Male Employed4.39%

Cottonwood Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cottonwood Falls Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,797$50,774
Families$42,321$63,705
Married Families$58,125-
Non Families$22,875$28,074
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Income by Household Type

Cottonwood Falls Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cottonwood Falls Married by Age and Sex

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Cottonwood Falls Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cottonwood Falls Marital Status by Race

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Cottonwood Falls Marital Status

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69

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
Korea15
World War II5
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War2

Cottonwood Falls Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7430
75+29
35 to 547
55 to 643
18 to 34

Cottonwood Falls Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6210.49%
Black736.84%

Cottonwood Falls Veterans by Race

Cottonwood Falls Veterans by Education

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19.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cottonwood Falls Veterans by Education

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46.1%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cottonwood Falls Employment by Age

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Cottonwood Falls Employment by Race

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Cottonwood Falls 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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72.74%

Born in Cottonwood Falls

98.09%

Native Born

1.91%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.09% of Cottonwood Falls residents were born in the United States, with 72.74% having been born in Kansas. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cottonwood Falls Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021888131.49%
2020875131.51%
2019862131.53%
2018849-16-1.85%
201786580.93%
2016857-8-0.92%
2015865-1-0.12%
2014866-8-0.92%
2013874-15-1.69%
2012889-8-0.89%
2011897-5-0.55%
20109020.00%

Cottonwood Falls Population by Year