Cottonwood, AL Population

By | February 15, 2019

Population: 1,170. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,171 (+0.1% change)
Males: 556 (47.5%), Females: 614 (52.5%)

Houston County

Zip code: 36320

Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $21,452
Median house value: $62,000

Races in Cottonwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.2%)
  • Black (29.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

Ancestries: United States (21.4%), Irish (5.1%), English (4.2%), German (3.8%), Scottish (3.3%), Italian (2.9%).

Elevation: 163 feet

Land area: 5.5 square miles

Map of Cottonwood, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cottonwood

  • High school or higher: 59.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cottonwood town

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -212 (-15.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cottonwood:

  • SOUTHEAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; DOTHAN, AL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; DOTHAN, AL)
  • RAMSAY YOUTH SERVICES DOTHAN (about 12 miles; DOTHAN, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cottonwood:

  • DOTHAN RGNL (about 21 miles; DOTHAN, AL; Abbreviation: DHN)
  • PANAMA CITY-BAY CO INTL (about 64 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; Abbreviation: PFN)
  • TALLAHASSEE REGIONAL (about 81 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Abbreviation: TLH)

Other public-use airports nearest to Cottonwood:

  • MARIANNA MUNI (about 18 miles; MARIANNA, FL; Abbreviation: MAI)
  • HEADLAND MUNI (about 21 miles; HEADLAND, AL; Abbreviation: 0J6)
  • TRI-COUNTY (about 26 miles; BONIFAY, FL; Abbreviation: 1J0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cottonwood:

  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DOTHAN (about 16 miles; DOTHAN, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,703)
  • GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,140)
  • TROY STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 70 miles; TROY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 9,143)
  • TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 7,016)
  • FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 29,949)
  • FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,991)
  • OKALOOSA-WALTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 89 miles; NICEVILLE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,374)

Public primary/middle school in Cottonwood:

  • COTTONWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 782; Location: 663 HOUSTON ST; Grades: KG – 12)