Cottonwood, Minnesota Population 2020

1,251
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Cottonwood is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,251, it is the 321st largest city in Minnesota and the 9406th largest city in the United States. Cottonwood is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually and its population has increased by 3.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,212 in 2010. Cottonwood reached it's highest population of 1,253 in 2017. Spanning over 1 miles, Cottonwood has a population density of 1,256 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cottonwood is $68,026 with a poverty rate of 10.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $621 per month, and the median house value is $149,800. The median age in Cottonwood is 36.7 years, 37.2 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.1 males.

Cottonwood Demographics

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

  • White: 91.88%
  • Other race: 7.49%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Cottonwood, Minnesota is 1,251, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,245.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,212.

Cottonwood, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,17791.88%
Some Other Race967.49%
Asian80.62%
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Cottonwood Population Pyramid 2020

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Cottonwood Median Age

36.7


Total

37.2


Male

36.3


Female

Cottonwood Adults

There are 887 adults, (171 of whom are seniors) in Cottonwood.

Cottonwood Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55

Child Dependency Ratio

Cottonwood Sex Ratio

Female

681

53.16%

Male

600

46.84%

Cottonwood Households and Families

Cottonwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cottonwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.6%6.4%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family65%35%
Female64.3%35.7%
Male53.3%46.7%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5172.4877.2
Married2343.3293.6
Non Family1971.4165
Female562.3264.3
Male303.1753.3

2.95

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

11.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Cottonwood Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade101.16%
9th to 12th Grade566.52%
High School Graduate32938.30%
Some College10712.46%
Associates Degree12414.44%
Bachelors Degree16018.63%
Graduate Degree738.50%
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Cottonwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White781715228
Hispanic7373
Other Race4949
Asian555

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%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,219$41,389$30,729
Less Than High School$31,094$31,328$
High School Grad$29,750$38,250$26,083
Some College$35,197$36,875$33,500
Bachelors Degree$43,571$47,083$41,705
Graduate Degree$53,977$53,295$61,250

$35,219

Average Earnings

$41,389

Average Male

$30,729

Average Female

Cottonwood Language

Cottonwood Language by Age

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Cottonwood Language

93.01% of Cottonwood residents speak only English, while 6.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.67% of the population.

Cottonwood Poverty

Cottonwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,125958.44%
Hispanic852225.88%
Other612236.07%
Asian8562.50%

10.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.83%

Male Poverty Rate

11.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cottonwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood is Asian, with 62.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood is White, with 8.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.55%.

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Name Poverty
High School18.24%
Some College8.23%
Bachelors or Greater4.29%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed5.81%
Female Employed3.88%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Cottonwood Income

Cottonwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,060$68,026
Families$68,333$80,191
Married Families$84,583-
Non Families$35,489$46,278
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Cottonwood Marital Status

Cottonwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cottonwood Marital Status by Race

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Cottonwood Veterans

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63

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War21
Vietnam17
First Gulf War11
World War II3
Korea3
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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
55 to 6416
75+12
35 to 5410
65 to 748
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Cottonwood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cottonwood Employment Status

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73.6%

Labor Force Participation

72.5%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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65.65%

Born in Minnesota

95.94%

Native Born

4.06%

Foreign Born

2.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.94% of Cottonwood residents were born in the United States, with 65.65% having been born in Minnesota. 2.50% 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
20201,25130.24%
20191,24830.24%
20181,245-8-0.64%
20171,25330.24%
20161,250241.96%
20151,22610.08%
20141,22570.57%
20131,218-11-0.90%
20121,229-5-0.41%
20111,23420.16%
20101,2320.00%