Cottonwood Lake, South Dakota Population 2024

50

Cottonwood Lake is a city located in Edmunds County, McPherson County, and Walworth County South Dakota. Cottonwood Lake has a 2024 population of 50. Cottonwood Lake is currently growing at a rate of 2.04% annually and its population has increased by 6.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47 in 2020.

The average household income in Cottonwood Lake is $107,314 with a poverty rate of 0%. The median age in Cottonwood Lake is 35.2 years: 15.8 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Cottonwood Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
34.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.38% (3)
The current population of Cottonwood Lake, South Dakota is 50 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 47.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Cottonwood Lake Population by Race

Cottonwood Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Cottonwood Lake Median Age

35.2

Total

15.8

Male

35.3

Female

Cottonwood Lake Adults

There are 10 adults, (0 of whom are seniors) in Cottonwood Lake.

Cottonwood Lake Age Dependency

90

Age Dependency Ratio

0

Old Age Dependency Ratio

90

Child Dependency Ratio

Cottonwood Lake Sex Ratio

Female842.11%
Male1157.89%

Cottonwood Lake Population by Age

Cottonwood Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All72.7171.428.6
Non Family405050
Married351000
Male0000
Female0000

5

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cottonwood Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree330%
Bachelors Degree440%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate00%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College330%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cottonwood Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cottonwood Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10104

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40%.

Cottonwood Lake Educational Attainment by Race

Cottonwood Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cottonwood Lake Language

100% of Cottonwood Lake residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Cottonwood Lake Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Cottonwood Lake Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Cottonwood Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cottonwood Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$-999,999,999
Households$108,750$107,314
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cottonwood Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.5%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cottonwood Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cottonwood Lake 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 35-44.

Cottonwood Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cottonwood Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Cottonwood Lake Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Cottonwood Lake Veterans by Age

count

Cottonwood Lake Veterans by Race

Cottonwood Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cottonwood Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

100%

Labor Force Participation

100%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Cottonwood Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cottonwood Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cottonwood Lake 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

100%

Born in Cottonwood Lake

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Cottonwood Lake residents were born in the United States, with 100% having been born in South Dakota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cottonwood Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295511.85%
20285411.89%
20275311.92%
20265211.96%
20255112%
20245012.04%
20234912.08%
20224812.13%
20214700%
202047717.5%
20194000%
201840-1-2.44%
201741-1-2.38%
20164212.44%
20154100%
201441-1-2.38%
20134200%
20124212.44%
201141-1-2.38%
20104200%

Cottonwood Lake Population by Year