Cottonwood Falls, Kansas Population 2024

816

Cottonwood Falls is a city located in Chase County Kansas. Cottonwood Falls has a 2024 population of 816. It is also the county seat of Chase County.Cottonwood Falls is currently declining at a rate of -1.57% annually and its population has decreased by -3.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 848 in 2020.

The average household income in Cottonwood Falls is $67,034 with a poverty rate of 10.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cottonwood Falls is 39.3 years, 36.8 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Cottonwood Falls Demographics

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

  • White: 85.81%
  • Two or more races: 12.73%
  • Black or African American: 1.01%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,294.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.77% (-32)
The current population of Cottonwood Falls, Kansas is 816 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 848.

Cottonwood Falls, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White76285.81%
Two or more races11312.73%
Black or African American91.01%
Other race40.45%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cottonwood Falls Population by Race

Cottonwood Falls Population Pyramid 2024

Cottonwood Falls Median Age

39.3

Total

36.8

Male

39.7

Female

Cottonwood Falls Adults

There are 721 adults, (199 of whom are seniors) in Cottonwood Falls.

Cottonwood Falls Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Cottonwood Falls Sex Ratio

Female41046.17%
Male47853.83%

Cottonwood Falls Population by Age

Cottonwood Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3482.2675.924.1
Married1682.9398.21.8
Non Family1151.1262.637.4
Female442.8954.545.5
Male211.7614.385.7
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2.78

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cottonwood Falls Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cottonwood Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cottonwood Falls Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.07%.

Cottonwood Falls Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,500

Average Earnings

$35,417

Average Male

$27,361

Average Female

Cottonwood Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cottonwood Falls Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cottonwood Falls Language

98.12% of Cottonwood Falls residents speak only English, while 1.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Cottonwood Falls Language

Cottonwood Falls Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6957110.22%
Hispanic20840%
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10.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.5%

Male Poverty Rate

11.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cottonwood Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood Falls is Hispanic, with 40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood Falls is White, with 10.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.88%.

Cottonwood Falls Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College13.99%
High School8.29%
Bachelors or Greater3.57%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Cottonwood Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed8.87%
Male Employed4%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Cottonwood Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cottonwood Falls Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cottonwood Falls Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cottonwood Falls Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cottonwood Falls Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

61

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Cottonwood Falls Veterans by War

count

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Cottonwood Falls Veterans by Age

count

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Cottonwood Falls Veterans by Race

Cottonwood Falls Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cottonwood Falls Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cottonwood Falls Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cottonwood Falls Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cottonwood Falls Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.18%

Born in Cottonwood Falls

95.16%

Native Born

4.84%

Foreign Born

3.94%

Non Citizen

0.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.16% of Cottonwood Falls residents were born in the United States, with 72.18% having been born in Kansas. 3.94% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029751-13-1.7%
2028764-13-1.67%
2027777-13-1.65%
2026790-13-1.62%
2025803-13-1.59%
2024816-13-1.57%
2023829-13-1.54%
2022842-13-1.52%
202185570.83%
202084840.47%
201984470.84%
2018837-27-3.13%
201786470.82%
2016857-7-0.81%
2015864-1-0.12%
2014865-9-1.03%
2013874-14-1.58%
2012888-9-1%
2011897-5-0.55%
2010902
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Cottonwood Falls Population by Year