StatisticCottonwood HeightsAlbuquerqueNew Mexico
Population density (sq mi)2,1012,97517
Median age31.136.037.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%46%42%
Speak Englishn/a71%65%
Speak Spanishn/a24%28%

Key findings

  • The population density in Cottonwood Heights is 29% lower than Albuquerque
  • The median age in Cottonwood Heights is 14% lower than Albuquerque
  • In Cottonwood Heights 73.21% of the population is White
  • In Cottonwood Heights 1.65% of the population is Black
  • In Cottonwood Heights 7.42% of the population is Asian

Compare Albuquerque, NM Demographics


      Cottonwood Heights population breakdown by race

      RaceCottonwood HeightsAlbuquerqueNew Mexico
      American Indian3.43%4.45%9.28%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.11%0.06%
      Mixed race6.27%4.38%3.26%
      Other race8.02%13.12%10.49%
      In Cottonwood Heights, 47.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Cottonwood Heights age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Cottonwood Heights, Albuquerque, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).