Cottonwood Heights, Utah Population 2020

33,813

Cottonwood Heights is a city located in Salt Lake County, Utah. With a 2020 population of 33,813, it is the 29th largest city in Utah and the 1155th largest city in the United States. Cottonwood Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually but its population has increased by 1.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,433 in 2010. Cottonwood Heights reached it's highest population of 34,341 in 2013. Spanning over 9 miles, Cottonwood Heights has a population density of 3,667 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cottonwood Heights is $118,093 with a poverty rate of 5.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,207 per month, and the median house value is $365,700. The median age in Cottonwood Heights is 38.3 years, 37.6 years for males, and 39 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.5 males.

Cottonwood Heights Ut Demographics

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

  • White: 91.56%
  • Asian: 3.65%
  • Two or more races: 2.52%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.36%
The current population of Cottonwood Heights, Utah is 33,813, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 34,117. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,433.

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,28691.56%
Asian1,2483.65%
Two or More Races8602.52%
Some Other Race2870.84%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2100.61%
Black or African American1550.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native1240.36%

Cottonwood Heights Ut Population Pyramid 2020

Cottonwood Heights Ut Median Age

38.3


Total

37.6


Male

39


Female

Cottonwood Heights Ut Adults

There are 26,894 adults, (5,438 of whom are seniors) in Cottonwood Heights Ut.

Cottonwood Heights Ut Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cottonwood Heights Ut Sex Ratio

Female

17,303

50.64%

Male

16,867

49.36%

Cottonwood Heights Ut Households and Families

Cottonwood Heights Ut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cottonwood Heights Ut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All72.9%27.1%
Male62.3%37.7%
Female56.6%43.4%
Non Family54.2%45.8%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,9742.6372.9
Married7,4703.2886
Non Family4,2351.3354.2
Female9563.1356.6
Male3133.0862.3

3.19

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cottonwood Heights Ut Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1700.72%
9th to 12th Grade4912.07%
High School Graduate3,50814.78%
Some College5,46723.03%
Associates Degree1,7527.38%
Bachelors Degree7,56431.86%
Graduate Degree4,78620.16%

Cottonwood Heights Ut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,30820,90311,240
Hispanic919770239
Asian855809609
Multiple Races355280168
Other Race13410615
Black12112167
Islander10210212
Native American10110120

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,839$64,055$39,155
Less Than High School$36,625$51,989$
High School Grad$33,517$42,114$29,841
Some College$40,910$52,131$28,880
Bachelors Degree$54,317$78,192$42,009
Graduate Degree$76,641$98,854$58,873

$50,839

Average Earnings

$64,055

Average Male

$39,155

Average Female

Cottonwood Heights Ut Language

Cottonwood Heights Ut Language by Age

Cottonwood Heights Ut Language

88.65% of Cottonwood Heights Ut residents speak only English, while 11.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.99% of the population.

Cottonwood Heights Ut Poverty

Cottonwood Heights Ut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,6128742.95%
Hispanic2,00072136.05%
Other27313147.99%
Asian1,248947.53%
Multiple853819.50%
Native1242016.13%
Islander21041.90%

5.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.99%

Male Poverty Rate

4.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cottonwood Heights Ut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood Heights Ut is Other, with 47.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood Heights Ut is Islander, with 1.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.79%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.34%
High School7.16%
Some College3.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.07%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.13%
Female Unemployed11.76%
Male Employed4.94%
Female Employed4.21%

Cottonwood Heights Ut Income

Cottonwood Heights Ut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$87,256$118,093
Families$108,083$136,229
Married Families$115,341-
Non Families$53,451$76,596

Cottonwood Heights Ut Marital Status

Cottonwood Heights Ut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cottonwood Heights Ut Married by Age and Sex

Cottonwood Heights Ut 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 55-64.

Cottonwood Heights Ut Marital Status by Race

Cottonwood Heights Ut Veterans

1,617

Number of Veterans

1,463

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam501
First Gulf War365
Second Gulf War362
World War II152
Korea116
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5486.26%
Black3321.29%
Asian232.27%
Hispanic100.64%
Other84.30%
2 or More51.12%

$Cottonwood Heights Ut Veterans by Education

8.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cottonwood Heights Ut Employment Status

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cottonwood Heights Ut Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

54.18%

Born in Utah

91.60%

Native Born

8.40%

Foreign Born

4.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.60% of Cottonwood Heights Ut residents were born in the United States, with 54.18% having been born in Utah. 4.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202033,813-152-0.45%
201933,965-152-0.45%
201834,117650.19%
201734,052-152-0.44%
201634,204240.07%
201534,180-47-0.14%
201434,227-114-0.33%
201334,3411950.57%
201234,1462790.82%
201133,8672710.81%
201033,5965,9961.99%
200027,600-1,200-0.42%
199028,800-1,800-0.60%
198030,60022,20013.80%
19708,4000.00%