Cottonwood, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Cottonwood, California - Basic Facts

The Cottonwood Census Designated Place had a population of 3,376 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Cottonwood is located at latitude 40.3904 and longitude -122.2861 in Shasta County. The formal boundaries for the Cottonwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Shasta County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 433 feet.

The Cottonwood Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cottonwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Cottonwood Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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Cottonwood, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,376
Population in Households 3,376
Population in Familes 2,854
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,459
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,226
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 908
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,325 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 749 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 477 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $171,179
Average Home Value $193,884
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,046
Average Household Income $55,958
Per Capita Income $20,423
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.39%
Households 0.41% 0.42%
Families 0.32% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Cottonwood, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cottonwood to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 745 51st
Population Density1 # 687 55th
Diversity Index2 # 1062 30th
Median Household Income # 1009 34th
Per Capita Income # 1044 32nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.