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Demographics Analysis

The people of Cottonwood Town, Alabama give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Male:

Under 5 years : 47

5 to 9 years : 43

10 to 14 years : 23

15 to 17 years : 16

18 and 19 years : 21

20 years : 5

21 years : 7

22 to 24 years : 10

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 50

35 to 39 years : 41

40 to 44 years : 69

45 to 49 years : 25

50 to 54 years : 32

55 to 59 years : 38

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 20

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 26

70 to 74 years : 9

75 to 79 years : 17

80 to 84 years : 15

85 years and over : 3

Female:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 9 years : 20

10 to 14 years : 29

15 to 17 years : 15

18 and 19 years : 5

20 years : 0

21 years : 48

22 to 24 years : 4

25 to 29 years : 36

30 to 34 years : 36

35 to 39 years : 44

40 to 44 years : 104

45 to 49 years : 45

50 to 54 years : 43

55 to 59 years : 44

60 and 61 years : 22

62 to 64 years : 14

65 and 66 years : 8

67 to 69 years : 15

70 to 74 years : 40

75 to 79 years : 21

80 to 84 years : 28

85 years and over : 6


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 937

Multiple ancestry : 93

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 20

Ancestry not reported : 127


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,174

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 3

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Total:

Under 5 years : 66

5 to 17 years : 146

18 to 24 years : 100

25 to 34 years : 122

35 to 44 years : 258

45 to 54 years : 145

55 to 59 years : 82

60 and 61 years : 33

62 to 64 years : 34

65 to 74 years : 101

75 years and over : 90

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 62

5 to 17 years : 106

18 to 24 years : 72

25 to 34 years : 93

35 to 44 years : 160

45 to 54 years : 85

55 to 59 years : 61

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 21

65 to 74 years : 82

75 years and over : 73

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 40

18 to 24 years : 28

25 to 34 years : 29

35 to 44 years : 98

45 to 54 years : 57

55 to 59 years : 21

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 13

65 to 74 years : 19

75 years and over : 17

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 3

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 372

Female : 468

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 156

Female : 178

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 3

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence : 560

Born in other state in the United States : 264

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 227

Now married, except separated : 316

Divorced : 92

Separated : 20

Widowed : 39

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 35

Now married, except separated : 187

Divorced : 64

Separated : 2

Widowed : 11

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 3

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Speak only English : 1,104

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Cottonwood Town, Alabama

  • Other Groups: 383   (42.0%)
  • United States Or American: 250   (27.4%)
  • Irish: 60   (6.6%)
  • English: 49   (5.4%)
  • German: 44   (4.8%)
  • Scottish: 39   (4.3%)
  • Italian: 34   (3.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 19   (2.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 13   (1.4%)
  • Dutch: 7   (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 4   (0.4%)
  • Polish: 3   (0.3%)
  • European: 3   (0.3%)
  • British: 2   (0.2%)
  • Subsaharan African: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Cottonwood Town, Alabama is 1,177



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Cottonwood Town, Alabama: 531
Female Population in Cottonwood Town, Alabama: 646


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Cottonwood Town, Alabama: 40.2
Median Female Resident Age in Cottonwood Town, Alabama: 41.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alabama is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Cottonwood Town, Alabama


White


Both sexes

45.1

Male

45.2

Female

45.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

36.3

Male

26.0

Female

41.4

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

60.5

Male

56.5

Female

65.5

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

35.5

Male

55.5

Female

34.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

23.3

Male

12.5

Female

23.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

31.5

Male

34.0

Female

28.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.2

Male

45.2

Female

45.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Cottonwood Town, Alabama


  • White: 827
  • African American: 322
  • American Indian: 9
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 19



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Cottonwood Town, Alabama citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Cottonwood Town, Alabama

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (2.25%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.56%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 30   (8.43%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 31   (8.71%)
  • 9th Grade: 22   (6.18%)
  • 10th Grade: 11   (3.09%)
  • 11th Grade: 22   (6.18%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 15   (4.21%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 125   (35.11%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 16   (4.49%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 45   (12.64%)
  • Associate Degree: 9   (2.53%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 14   (3.93%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (1.12%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.56%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 17   (4.2%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 11   (2.72%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 17   (4.2%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 32   (7.9%)
  • 9th Grade: 27   (6.67%)
  • 10th Grade: 21   (5.19%)
  • 11th Grade: 27   (6.67%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 15   (3.7%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 106   (26.17%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 27   (6.67%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 45   (11.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 25   (6.17%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 24   (5.93%)
  • Master's Degree: 9   (2.22%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.49%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Cottonwood Town, Alabama

  • Cottonwood High School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 663 Houston St, Cottonwood, AL 36320, Phone: (334) 691-2587, Students: 766 )



Museums Near Cottonwood Town, Alabama


  • The International Academy Of Natural Science


    989 S Main St Ste A184, Cottonwood, AZ 86326

  • The Verde Historical Society


    1 North Willard Street Po Box 511, Cottonwood, AZ 86326
    http://www.clemenceaumuseum.com

  • Verde Historical Museum


    , Cottonwood, AZ 86326

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Cottonwood Town, Alabama affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Cottonwood Town, Alabama.

Area Features of Cottonwood Town, Alabama


Building


(1) Cottonwood Police Department   (2) Cottonwood Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Madrid Volunteer Fire Department   (4) Southern Junction Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Registers Cemetery   (2) Saint Phillips Cemetery  

Church


(1) Antioch Church   (2) Big Creek Church   (3) Calvary Church   (4) Cottonwood First Baptist Church   (5) Frith Hill Church   (6) Grantham Church   (7) Greater Zion Baptist Church   (8) Harpers Joy Church   (9) Hodgesville Church   (10) Madrid Baptist Church   (11) Mount Enon Church   (12) Mount Zion Church   (13) New Harmony Church   (14) Ramer Church   (15) Saint Marys Church   (16) Saint Peters Church   (17) Union Hill Church  

Civil


(1) Cottonwood Division   (2) Madrid Division   (3) Town Of Cottonwood   (4) Town Of Madrid  

Dam


(1) Gerald Crowley Lake And Dam  

Lake


(1) Brushy Pond   (2) Coopers Bay   (3) Open Pond   (4) Singletarys Pond  

Locale


(1) Houston County Distribution Park   (2) Sanders   (3) Town Of Cottonwood Sewage Lagoon  

Park


(1) Hicks Field  

Populated Place


(1) Big Creek   (2) Cottonwood   (3) Five Points   (4) Garretts Crossroads   (5) Hodgesville   (6) Keytons   (7) Madrid   (8) Pecan Park Mobile Home Park   (9) Sealy Springs   (10) Southern Junction   (11) State Line   (12) Terry Crossroads  

Post Office


(1) Cottonwood Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Smiths Pond  

School


(1) Barnes School Historical   (2) Cottonwood High School   (3) Jones School Historical   (4) Madrid Junior High School   (5) Midway School Historical  

Stream


(1) Big Branch   (2) Big Creek   (3) Boggy Creek   (4) Coopers Bay Creek   (5) Double Bridges Creek   (6) Limestone Creek   (7) Moulten Slough   (8) Moulten Slough Creek   (9) Spring Creek  

Swamp


(1) Moates Bay   (2) Pittman Bay  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Cottonwood Town, Alabama

36320 (pop. 3,196)


Cities Nearby Cottonwood Town, Alabama

Cottonwood Ccd, AL  (pop. 5,271) 0.8 Miles
Madrid Town, AL  (pop. 290) 5.8 Miles
Madrid Ccd, AL  (pop. 7,018) 8.0 Miles
Avon Town, AL  (pop. 383) 9.5 Miles
Rehobeth Town, AL  (pop. 1,243) 9.7 Miles
Ashford City, AL  (pop. 1,853) 9.8 Miles
Cowarts Town, AL  (pop. 1,852) 10.1 Miles
Gordon Ccd, AL  (pop. 2,127) 11.4 Miles
Dothan Ccd, AL  (pop. 81,347) 12.3 Miles
Taylor Town, AL  (pop. 2,113) 12.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Cottonwood Town, Alabama

334



Elevation in Cottonwood Town, Alabama is 210.0 ft. (64.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Cottonwood Town, Alabama

Lat: 31.053646 N        Long: -85.302409 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Cottonwood Town, Alabama need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alabama

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
  Total Electric Industry 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Cottonwood Town, Alabama

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 11   (2.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 27   (6.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 15   (3.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 54   (12.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 61   (14.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 68   (15.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 63   (14.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 31   (7.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 11   (2.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 30   (7.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 7   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 19   (4.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 33   (7.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 365

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 19

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 3

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 2

Walked : 18

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 10


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 14

5 to 9 minutes : 18

10 to 14 minutes : 28

15 to 19 minutes : 37

20 to 24 minutes : 92

25 to 29 minutes : 22

30 to 34 minutes : 141

35 to 39 minutes : 5

40 to 44 minutes : 8

45 to 59 minutes : 21

60 to 89 minutes : 14

90 or more minutes : 7


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

With Social Security income : 183

No Social Security income : 309


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

With retirement income : 57

No retirement income : 435


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 33

$10,000 to $14,999 : 29

$15,000 to $19,999 : 36

$20,000 to $24,999 : 33

$25,000 to $29,999 : 24

$30,000 to $34,999 : 23

$35,000 to $39,999 : 14

$40,000 to $44,999 : 3

$45,000 to $49,999 : 22

$50,000 to $59,999 : 41

$60,000 to $74,999 : 18

$75,000 to $99,999 : 28

$100,000 to $124,999 : 27

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $32,188


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Cottonwood Town, Alabama

  • WBBK (1260 AM; 1.0 kW; Columbia, AL; Owner: Flint Media, Inc.)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 1.0 kW; Dothan, AL; Owner: Wilson Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WTYS (1340 AM; 0.54 kW; Marianna, FL; Owner: James L. Adams, Jr.)
  • NEW (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Dothan, AL; Owner: Virgle Leon Strickland, Individually)
  • NEW (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Dothan, AL; Owner: Virgle Leon Strickland, Individually)
  • WWNT (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Dothan, AL; Owner: Dove Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSEM (1500 AM; 1.0 kW; Iron City, GA; Owner: Flint Media, Inc.)
  • WCMA (1560 AM; 50.0 kW; Daleville, AL; Owner: Perihelion Global, Inc.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5.0 kW; Dothan, AL; Owner: Woof, Inc.)
  • WEEL (700 AM; 1.6 kW; Newville, AL; Owner: Jalo Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WTOT (980 AM; 1.0 kW; Marianna, FL; Owner: Mfr, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Cottonwood Town, Alabama

  • WLDA (100.5 FM; Dothan, AL; Owner: Magic Broadcasting Alabama Licensing Llc)
  • WLDA (100.5 FM; Dothan, AL; Owner: Magic Broadcasting Alabama Licensing Llc)
  • WLDA (100.5 FM; Newton, AL; Owner: Magic Broadcasting Alabama Licensing Llc)
  • WJAQ (100.9 FM; Marianna, FL; Owner: Mfr, Inc.)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; Cowarts, AL; Owner: Wilson Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WTOT-FM (101.7 FM; Graceville, FL; Owner: Gfr, Inc.)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; Webb, AL; Owner: Gulf South Communications, Inc)
  • WDBT (105.3 FM; Webb, AL; Owner: Gulf South Communications, Inc.)
  • WGMK (106.3 FM; Iron City, GA; Owner: Flint Media, Inc.)
  • WWGF (107.5 FM; Donalsonville, GA; Owner: Barinowski Investment Company)
  • WAYP (88.3 FM; Cypress, FL; Owner: Way-fm Media Group, Inc.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; Malvern, AL; Owner: Troy State University)
  • WGTF (89.5 FM; Dothan, AL; Owner: Dothan Community Educational Radio, Inc.)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; Newton, AL; Owner: Faith Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Marianna, FL; Owner: Health And Happiness Radio, Inc.)
  • WVOB (91.3 FM; Dothan, AL; Owner: Bethany Bible College & B.t.s. Inc.)
  • WJJN (92.1 FM; Ashford, AL; Owner: Wilson Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WBBK-FM (93.1 FM; Columbia, AL; Owner: Magic Broadcasting Alabama Licensing Llc)
  • WTYS-FM (94.1 FM; Marianna, FL; Owner: James L. Adams, Jr.)
  • WIZB (94.3 FM; Newville, AL; Owner: Radio Training Network, Inc.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; Webb, AL; Owner: Magic Broadcasting Alabama Licensing Llc)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; Bonifay, FL; Owner: Gulf South Communications, Inc.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; Webb, AL; Owner: Woof, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Cottonwood Town, Alabama

  • WDHN (Channel 18; Cowarts, AL; Owner: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; Malvern, AL; Owner: Wdfx License Subsidiary, Llc)
  • 960920KM (Channel 39; Headland, AL; Owner: Acts Ii Educational Corp., Inc)
  • 970331LQ (Channel 39; Webb, AL; Owner: Community Television Educators)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; Bonifay, FL; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Cottonwood Town, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 52  (20.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 44  (17.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 30  (12.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 66  (26.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 45  (23.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 49  (25.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 60  (30.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 5  (2.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 77 Farms In Cottonwood Town, Alabama


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Cottonwood Town, Alabama

  • Dothan Regional


    (about 20.3 miles in Dothan, Alabama; Airport Code: DHN)

  • Headland Municipal


    (about 21.5 miles in Headland, Alabama; Airport Code: VWA)

  • Vosikas


    (about 25.8 miles in Bonifay, Florida; Airport Code: FL3)

  • Cairns AAF


    (about 28.7 miles in Daleville, Alabama; Airport Code: OZR)

  • Enterprise Municipal


    (about 39.2 miles in Enterprise, Alabama; Airport Code: ETS)

  • Decatur County Industrial Air Park


    (about 39.8 miles in Brinson, Georgia; Airport Code: BGE)

  • Brundidge Municipal


    (about 55.5 miles in Brundidge, Alabama; Airport Code: VZI)

  • Northwest Florida Beaches International


    (about 56.3 miles in Panama City, Florida; Airport Code: ECP)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Cottonwood Town, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.91%

Carpooled

12.10%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.60%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.46%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.60%

Other Means

2.51%

Worked At Home

1.83%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Cottonwood Town, Alabama, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 213

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 27

Female householder, no husband present : 91

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 154

Householder not living alone : 7


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 7

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 485


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 155

Renter-occupied housing units : 58

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 10

Renter-occupied housing units : 17

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 25

Renter-occupied housing units : 66

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 107

Renter-occupied housing units : 54


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 80

$10,000 to $14,999 : 62

$15,000 to $19,999 : 45

$20,000 to $24,999 : 35

$25,000 to $29,999 : 47

$30,000 to $34,999 : 31

$35,000 to $39,999 : 14

$40,000 to $44,999 : 6

$45,000 to $49,999 : 22

$50,000 to $59,999 : 60

$60,000 to $74,999 : 32

$75,000 to $99,999 : 28

$100,000 to $124,999 : 30

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Total : 589


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Occupied : 492

Vacant : 97


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : 3

Built 2000 to 2004 : 12

Built 1990 to 1999 : 73

Built 1980 to 1989 : 94

Built 1970 to 1979 : 139

Built 1960 to 1969 : 57

Built 1950 to 1959 : 98

Built 1940 to 1949 : 51

Built 1939 or earlier : 62


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Utility gas : 22

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 48

Electricity : 407

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 12

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 3

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 3

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 15

$35,000 to $39,999 : 16

$40,000 to $49,999 : 29

$50,000 to $59,999 : 29

$60,000 to $69,999 : 28

$70,000 to $79,999 : 12

$80,000 to $89,999 : 24

$90,000 to $99,999 : 21

$100,000 to $124,999 : 26

$125,000 to $149,999 : 20

$150,000 to $174,999 : 9

$175,000 to $199,999 : 14

$200,000 to $249,999 : 18

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 3

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 3

Home equity loan only : 15

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 125

Housing units without a mortgage : 154


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Cottonwood Town, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $63,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $68,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $73,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $76,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $91,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $58,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $38,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $45,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Cottonwood Town, Alabama: 63.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Cottonwood Town, Alabama

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 3 3 $213,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $213,000
2001        
  Single Family 4 4 $316,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $316,000
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 3 3 $300,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $300,000
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 2 2 $131,800
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $131,800


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Cottonwood Town, AL): $21,452
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Cottonwood Town): $51,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Cottonwood Town): $322
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Cottonwood Town, Alabama

Utility Gas: 3.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 26.8%
Electricity: 68.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Cottonwood Town, Alabama are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Cottonwood Town, Alabama

Medical Center Home Health Services (1)


     Address: 1000 West Main Street Suite 460, Dothan, Alabama 36301
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/9/1976

Caresouth Homecare Professionals


     Address: 3700 Ross Clark Circle, Suite 1, Dothan, Alabama 36303
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/20/1984

Medical Center Home Health Services (2)


     Address: 1000 West Main Street, Suite 460, Dothan, Alabama 36301
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/1/1978

Houston County Home Care


     Address: 1781 E Cottonwood Road, Dothan, Alabama 36302
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Mid-south Home Health Agency, Llc


     Address: 430 West Main Street, Suite 1, Dothan, Alabama 36301
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/24/1975

Hospitals Close To Cottonwood Town, Alabama

Flowers Hospital


     Address: 4370 West Main Street, Dothan, Alabama 36305
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Campbellton Graceville Hospital


     Address: 5429 College Drive, Graceville, Florida 32440
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Jackson Hospital


     Address: 4250 Hospital Drive, Marianna, Florida 32446
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Northwest Florida Community Hospital


     Address: 1360 Brickyard Road, Chipley, Florida 32428
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Donalsonville Hospital Inc


     Address: 102 Hospital Cir, Donalsonville, Georgia 39845
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Cottonwood Town, Alabama

Extendicare Health Center


     Address: 950 South St. Andrews Street, Dothan, Alabama 36302
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 168
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Wesley Manor Retirement Center


     Address: 718 Honeysuckle Road, Dothan, Alabama 36301
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 153
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Westside Terrace Health & Rehabilitation Cente


     Address: 501 North Woodburn Drive, Dothan, Alabama 36303
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 158
     Percent Occupied: 96%

North Florida Rehabilitation And Nursing Center


     Address: 1083 Sanders Avenue, Graceville, Florida 32440
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 152
     Percent Occupied: 84%

Nursing Pavilion At Chipola Re


     Address: 4294 Third Ave, Marianna, Florida 32446
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 92%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Cottonwood Town, Alabama

Name: Farley
Address: PO Box 470; Ashford, AL 36312
Distance: 10 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Cottonwood Town, Alabama

    Retired Workers: 435
    Disabled Workers: 165
    Widowers Workers: 85
    Spouses Workers: 40
    Children Workers: 75


(updated 2007)



Houston County, Alabama Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 25.26%
  • Bush & Cheney 74.24%
  • Other 0.50%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Cottonwood Town, Alabama citizens.

Relocation to Houston County, AL

7.86 % of Houston County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $39,169

Alabama Average 6.81 %

0.08 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $39,259

Alabama Average 0.14 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Houston County, AL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Dale County , AL 1.11 % ($27,465 AGI )
  • Henry County , AL 0.59 % ($49,650 AGI )
  • Geneva County , AL 0.56 % ($29,146 AGI )

Relocation away from Houston County, AL

6.73 % of Houston County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $32,807

Alabama Average 6.16 %

0.05 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $42,176

Alabama Average 0.07 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Houston County, AL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Dale County , AL 0.92 % ($25,255 AGI )
  • Henry County , AL 0.55 % ($30,731 AGI )
  • Geneva County , AL 0.50 % ($29,738 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Alabama

Low Bracket: $500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $3,000 (5.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Alabama

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Cottonwood Town, Alabama is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Cottonwood Town, Alabama

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/15/2005, 06:30 pm 0 0 $15K --
11/24/2004, 11:30 am 0 0 $30K --
03/20/2003, 01:30 am 0 0 $3K --
07/20/2002, 05:20 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/11/2001, 03:20 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/11/2001, 02:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
11/09/2000, 07:45 am 0 0 $5K --
05/13/2000, 06:32 pm 0 0 $15K --
01/24/1997, 08:30 pm 0 0 $150K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Cottonwood Town, Alabama directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Cottonwood Town, Alabama

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a
Rape n/a n/a n/a 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 85 85 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a
Robbery n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a
Assault n/a n/a n/a 4 3 3 2 3 4 3 2 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 340 254 254 171 255 332 244 154 n/a n/a
Burglary n/a n/a n/a 5 4 3 4 6 11 7 6 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 426 339 254 341 510 912 569 463 n/a n/a
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a 13 40 19 10 14 11 19 12 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 1,106 3,390 1,607 853 1,190 912 1,543 927 n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a 3 3 2 3 1 1 1 0 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 255 254 169 256 85 83 81 0 n/a n/a
Arson n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a 5 12 6 4 5 6 7 5 n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a 3 6 3 2 3 3 4 3 n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Alabama

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
5,616 5,193 8,943 9,745 10,675 13,329 13,293 12,000 12,912 13,074


(updated 2014)



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