Cottondale, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Cottondale, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Cottondale had a population of 973 as of July 1, 2017. Cottondale ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cottondale is located at latitude 30.7986 and longitude -85.3746 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cottondale (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 131 feet.

The Town of Cottondale (GNIS ID: 2406319) 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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Cottondale is located within Cottondale CCD of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cottondale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Cottondale, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 973
Daytime Population: Workers 239
Daytime Population: Residents 590
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 829
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 973
Population in Familes 810
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 293
Diversity Index3 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,355
Average Household Income $42,892
Per Capita Income $16,677

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 236 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $73,864
Average Home Value $111,229
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 387
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 266
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.1%
Households 0.51% 0.0%
Families 0.97% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Cottondale, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cottondale to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 751 18th
Population Density # 795 14th
Diversity Index # 359 61st
Median Household Income # 843 8th
Per Capita Income # 818 11th

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