|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Cottonwood is 1,046. Cottonwood, Alabama is the 10,020th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Cottonwood was in 1990, when its population was 1,377. In 1990, Cottonwood was the 8,388th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,020th largest city in the US. Cottonwood is currently 24.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Cottonwood has shrunk 10.5% since the year 2000. Cottonwood, Alabama's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10014||La Cygne, Kansas||1,048||-7.1%|
|10017||Forest Park, Oklahoma||1,047||-0.2%|
|10023||Bayboro, North Carolina||1,045||-15.3%|
|10024||Loup City, Nebraska||1,045||5.6%|
|10025||New Franklin, Missouri||1,045||-8.2%|
The total voting age population of Cottonwood, Alabama, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 962. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.6% of the residents of Cottonwood are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Cottonwood are 75.0% White, 22.0% Black, 1.6% Two or more races, 0.9% American Indian and 0.5% Asian. Additionally, 1.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Cottonwood, 21.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.6%. On a per-household basis, 21.3% of families are below the poverty line in Cottonwood.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.3% of Cottonwood residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.1% of Cottonwood residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.5% have a bachelor's degree and 1.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Cottonwood residents aged 5 and older, 2.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Cottonwood is 7.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Cottonwood, 7.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Cottonwood is $27,941.
In Cottonwood, 72.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 27.5% of housing units in Cottonwood.
Of all the housing units in Cottonwood, 3.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Cottonwood, 12.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Cottonwood is $463.
In Cottonwood, 53.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.