Cottonwood is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Cottonwood Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Shasta County at latitude 40.3857 and longitude -122.2808. Shasta County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 433 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Cottonwood Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Cottonwood, CA area
|Population in Households||3,338|
|Population in Familes||2,818|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1|
|Average Household Size||2.75|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,314 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||743 (56.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||469 (35.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||102 ( 7.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$156,782|
|Average Home Value||$179,273|
|Median Household Income||$41,644|
|Average Household Income||$51,687|
|Per Capita Income||$18,888|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.7%|
|Per Capita Income||2.66%|
The table below compares Cottonwood to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 747||51st|
|Population Density1||# 686||55th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1074||29th|
|Median Household Income||# 1093||28th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1106||27th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.