Income/capita 33%
Household income 40%
Unemployment 1%
Income per capita$19,914$26,686$29,829
Median household income$33,371$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,517$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,004$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$22,307$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$18,938$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level21.5%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cottonwood is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cottonwood is 40% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cottonwood is 1% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cottonwood is 42% higher than the national average

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      Cottonwood employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.2%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector6.6%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.0%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services14.7%14.1%
      Public administration1.5%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%1.2%
      Education, health & social services12.5%36.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sedona, AZ10,209$56,6072%
      Verde Village, AZ13,287$51,3567%
      Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZ6,150$50,9928%
      Dewey-Humboldt, AZ3,965$50,1739%
      Lake Montezuma, AZ5,227$48,01913%
      Cottonwood, AZ11,598$33,37140%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Elizabethtown, PA11,598$57,0063%
      Arlington, TN11,599$96,36374%
      Macedonia, OH11,595$86,06156%
      Berkley, CO11,594$51,0608%
      Lake Los Angeles, CA11,609$39,38729%
      Cottonwood, AZ11,598$33,37140%
      Source: The Cottonwood, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).