Cotulla, Texas Population 2024

3,560

Cotulla is a city located in Dimmit County and La Salle County Texas. Cotulla has a 2024 population of 3,560. It is also the county seat of La Salle County. Cotulla is currently declining at a rate of -1.03% annually and its population has decreased by -3.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,708 in 2020.

The average household income in Cotulla is $63,610 with a poverty rate of 36.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cotulla is 33.1 years, 29.9 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Cotulla Demographics

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

  • White: 50.16%
  • Two or more races: 30.72%
  • Other race: 18.82%
  • Black or African American: 0.3%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,770.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.99% (-148)
The current population of Cotulla, Texas is 3,560 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,708.

Cotulla, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,86350.16%
Two or more races1,14130.72%
Other race69918.82%
Black or African American110.3%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cotulla Population by Race

Cotulla Population Pyramid 2024

Cotulla Median Age

33.1

Total

29.9

Male

36.2

Female

Cotulla Adults

There are 2,656 adults, (590 of whom are seniors) in Cotulla.

Cotulla Age Dependency

79.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cotulla Sex Ratio

Female1,57842.49%
Male2,13657.51%

Cotulla Population by Age

Cotulla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0603.4675.724.3
Married5673.7270.429.6
Non Family1921.8168.831.3
Male1712.6937
Female1305.9186.213.8

3.64

Average Family Size

3.46

Average Household Size

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cotulla Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1667.33%
9th to 12th Grade52223.06%
High School Graduate1,24154.81%
Some College1948.57%
Associates Degree281.24%
Bachelors Degree662.92%
Graduate Degree472.08%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cotulla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cotulla Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic2,1421,46496
2+ Races5813640
Other Race3833450
White878717
Black1110

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 19.54%.

Cotulla Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$27,058$26,789$0
Less Than 9th Grade$23,860$24,099$0
High School Graduate$30,938$32,800$26,944
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$27,058

Average Earnings

$26,789

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Cotulla Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cotulla Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cotulla Language

39.98% of Cotulla residents speak only English, while 60.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 60.02% of the population.

Cotulla Language

Cotulla Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,5631,32637.22%
Other69948068.67%
Multiple1,11945640.75%
White812024.69%

36.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.68%

Male Poverty Rate

42.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cotulla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cotulla is Other, with 68.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cotulla is White, with 24.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 53.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.6%.

Cotulla Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College67.57%
High School21.39%
Less Than 9th Grade18.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.95%

Cotulla Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed18.38%
Female Employed15.14%
Male Unemployed0%

Cotulla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cotulla Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$68,431$63,610
Families$55,671$55,573
Married Families$64,712$-999,999,999
Non Families-$63,772

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cotulla Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cotulla Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cotulla 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.

Cotulla Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cotulla Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam86
First Gulf War29
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Cotulla Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7486
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Cotulla Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Hispanic863.4%
2+ Races707.8%
White161.23%

Cotulla Veterans by Race

Cotulla Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cotulla Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cotulla Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cotulla Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cotulla 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

89.85%

Born in Cotulla

99.7%

Native Born

0.3%

Foreign Born

0.3%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.7% of Cotulla residents were born in the United States, with 89.85% having been born in Texas. 0.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cotulla Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,375-37-1.08%
20283,412-37-1.07%
20273,449-37-1.06%
20263,486-37-1.05%
20253,523-37-1.04%
20243,560-37-1.03%
20233,597-37-1.02%
20223,634-80-2.15%
20213,71460.16%
20203,708-458-10.99%
20194,166280.68%
20184,138-19-0.46%
20174,157-49-1.17%
20164,206-12-0.28%
20154,2181233%
20144,095421.04%
20134,0532566.74%
20123,7971193.24%
20113,678641.77%
20103,61400%
20003,614-80-2.17%
19903,694-218-5.57%
19803,91249714.55%
19703,415-545-13.76%
19603,960-458-10.37%
19504,41878521.61%
19403,63345814.43%
19303,17500%
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Cotulla Population by Year