Cottonwood, AL Demographic Data

Cottonwood, AL Summary

Cottonwood is located in Houston County in Alabama
  • Population: 1,499
  • Area: 5.80 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 5.77 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.03 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 258.49 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 154.86 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Cottonwood, AL Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
736
51%
50.8
Male
702
49%
49.2
Total Population
1,438
 
321,419,000

Cottonwood, AL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
84
5.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
142
9.9% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
103
7.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
46
3.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
74
5.1% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
237
16.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
162
11.3% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
236
16.4% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
84
5.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
52
3.6% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
100
7.0% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
67
4.7% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
51
3.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,083
75.3%
77.1
Female
566
52.3%
51.4
Male
517
47.7%
48.6
21 Years and over
1,042
72.5%
72.9
62 Years and over
253
17.6%
18.3
65 Years and over
218
15.2%
14.9
Female
141
64.7%
55.9
Male
77
35.3%
44.1
Median Age (years)
36
NR
NR

Cottonwood, AL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,416
98.5% 
96.9
White
975
67.8% 
73.1
Black or African American
433
30.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
3
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
0
0.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
5
0.3% 
4.8
Two or More Races
22
1.5% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
9
0.6% 
17.6
Mexican
4
0.3% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
5
0.3% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,429
99.4% 
82.4

Cottonwood, AL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
80
8.1% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
154
15.6% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
412
41.7% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
209
21.1% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
62
6.3% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
43
4.3% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
29
2.9% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
234
23.7%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
755
76.3%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
72
7.2%
30.6

Cottonwood, AL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
288
26.0%
33.5%
Now Married
487
43.9%
47.5
Divorced
179
16.1%
11.0%
Separated
56
5.0%
2.1
Widowed
99
8.9
5.8%

Cottonwood, AL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,340
99.0%
78.5%
Languages other than english
14
1.0%
21.5%
Spanish
10
0.7%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
4
0.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
0
0.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.0%

Cottonwood, AL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
87
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
52
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
131
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
73
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
59
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
58
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
35
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
42
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
6
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
6
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
25,313
 
55,775
Per capita income
16,087
 
29,979

Cottonwood, AL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
2
0.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
23
4.8%
9.8
Construction
57
11.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
100
20.7%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
15
3.1%
6.5
Information
9
1.9%
2.1
Manufacturing
77
15.9%
10.3
Other services except public administration
33
6.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
26
5.4%
11.3
Public administration
11
2.3%
4.6
Retail trade
82
17.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
37
7.7%
5.1
Wholesale trade
11
2.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
90
18.6%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
102
21.1%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
79
16.4%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
120
24.8%
23.6%
Service occupations
92
19.0%
18.0%

Cottonwood, AL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
463
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
397
85.7%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
33
7.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.2
Walked
0
0.0%
2.8
Other means
10
2.2%
1.8
Worked at home
23
5.0%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
31.0
 
26.0

Cottonwood, AL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
46
8.4%
8.9
1 vehicles
207
37.7%
33.5
2 vehicles
207
37.7%
37.2
3 or more
89
16.2%
20.3

Cottonwood, AL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
549
81.8%
87.7
Owner Occupied
391
71.2%
63.0
Renter Occupied
158
28.8%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
122
18.2%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
7
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
0
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Cottonwood, AL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
671
1 room
0
0.0%
2.3
2 rooms
2
0.3%
2.5
3 rooms
61
9.1%
9.0
4 rooms
123
18.3%
16.6
5 rooms
196
29.2%
20.0
6 rooms
151
22.5%
17.9
7 rooms
67
10.0%
12.1
8 rooms
28
4.2%
8.5
9 rooms or more
43
6.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Cottonwood, AL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
671
 
 
1-unit, detached
421
62.7%
61.4
1-unit, attached
13
1.9%
5.8
2-units
41
6.1%
3.7
3 or 4 units
26
3.9%
4.5
5 to 9 units
0
0.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
0
0.0%
4.6
20 or more units
0
0.0%
8.8
Mobile home
170
25.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Cottonwood, AL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
41
6.1%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
66
9.8%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
90
13.4%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
87
13.0%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
97
14.5%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
97
14.5%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
144
21.5%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
47
7.0%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
2
0.3%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Cottonwood, AL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
18
3.3%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
20
3.6%
4.7
Electricity
498
90.7%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
7
1.3%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
3
0.5%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
3
0.5%
1.2

Cottonwood, AL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
210
 
47140700.0
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
9.9%
$1,500 to 1,999
5
2.4%
20.3%
Less than $500
10
4.8%
1.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
40
19.0%
29.2%
$500 to $999
155
73.8%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
101
48.3%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
21
10.0%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
3
1.4%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
35
16.7%
7.3%
35.0% or more
49
23.4%
22.3%
Not Computed
1
NR
NR

Cottonwood, AL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
126 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
4
3.2%
27.9%
$500 to $999
43
34.1%
42.7%
Less than $500
79
62.7%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
32
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
428
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
12
9.5%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
6
4.8%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
25
19.8%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
28
22.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
30
23.8%
9.2%
35.0% or more
25
19.8%
41.4%
Not Computed
32
NR
NR

Cottonwood, AL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
391
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
125
32.0%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
171
43.7%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
45
11.5%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
25
6.4%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
15
3.8%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
7
1.8%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
0
0.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
3
0.8%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
68,400
 
194,500
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