Cottonwood, SD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Cottonwood, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Cottonwood had a population of 9 as of July 1, 2015. Cottonwood ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cottonwood is located at latitude 43.9704 and longitude -101.9041 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cottonwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,421 feet.

The Town of Cottonwood (GNIS ID: 1267339) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cottonwood: Ingham.

Town of Cottonwood, SD Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 9
Population in Households 9
Population in Familes 7
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6
Average Household Size 1.5
Family Households 4
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $100,000
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $85,458
Per Capita Income $37,896
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 5.63% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   3.14%
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, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cottonwood to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota 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 # 382 3rd
Population Density1 # 380 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 49 88th
Median Household Income # 175 51st
Per Capita Income # 12 97th

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