Cottonwood demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2289291
Median age40.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%40%43%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%
Cottonwood, AL has a population of 1,316 and is the 13,482nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 228 per sq mi which is 148% higher than the Alabama average and 152% higher than the national average. The median age in Cottonwood is 40 which is approximately 4% higher than the Alabama average of 39. In Cottonwood, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 76% of Cottonwood residents were born in Alabama, 23% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Cottonwood is 148% higher than Alabama.
  • The median age in Cottonwood is 4% higher than Alabama.
  • In Cottonwood 66.95% of the population is White.
  • In Cottonwood 30.17% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Cottonwood 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Cottonwood population breakdown by race

Black or African American30.17%26.48%12.63%
American Indian0.84%0.49%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race1.75%1.76%3.06%
Other race0.30%1.28%4.75%
In Cottonwood, 1.3% 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.

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