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Cottonwood, South Dakota - Basic Facts

Cottonwood is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Cottonwood.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jackson County at latitude 43.9669 and longitude -101.906. Jackson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,421 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Cottonwood (see map) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cottonwood: Ingham.

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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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 381 3rd
Population Density1 # 380 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 43 89th
Median Household Income # 174 54th
Per Capita Income # 110 72nd

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

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Cottonwood, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

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 $75,000
Average Home Value $75,000
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $62,761
Per Capita Income $27,831
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 7.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   3.5%
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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