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People

Total Population 1,438
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 463
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 43.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,647
% Above Poverty Level 70.2%
% Below Poverty Level 29.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.1%
Median Gross Rent $428
Median House Value $68,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.7%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 8.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cottonwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles SE of Dothan, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 194 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
County Houston
Metro Area Dothan
Standard Zip Codes 36320
Phone Area Codes 334
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.048
Longitude -85.305

Cottonwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HEADLAND
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
Station CHIPLEY 3 E
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches
Station COLQUITT 2 W
Distance 32.9 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 81 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashford 2,316 $49,375
Cowarts 2,071 $47,292
Grimes 570 $32,083
Madrid 355 $51,111
Rehobeth 1,602 $55,188
Taylor 2,880 $45,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Cottonwood High Schools

COTTONWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
663 HOUSTON ST
334-691-2587
A Title I School.
Serves 782 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

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