Cottonwood, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Cottonwood, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Cottonwood had a population of 887 as of July 1, 2015. Cottonwood ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cottonwood is located at latitude 46.0511 and longitude -116.3498 in Idaho County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cottonwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Idaho County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,497 feet.

The City of Cottonwood (GNIS ID: 2410243) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

City of Cottonwood, ID Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 887
Population in Households 821
Population in Familes 694
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 1,056
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 357
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 247
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 274 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $97,143
Average Home Value $118,796
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,027
Average Household Income $57,132
Per Capita Income $21,605
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.25%
Households -0.32% -0.23%
Families 0.55% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cottonwood to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho 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 # 98 57th
Population Density1 # 98 57th
Diversity Index2 # 195 15th
Median Household Income # 84 63rd
Per Capita Income # 100 56th

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