Cottonwood, AL 36320 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Cottonwood, AL | Madrid, AL

Camera Icon Photos of the local Cottonwood, AL area

ZIP Code 36320: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cottonwood, AL 36320

Not Acceptable, USPS
Madrid, AL 36320

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 57
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,338
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Houston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.076, Longitude -85.302
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


36320 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Cottonwood, AL 36320 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,062
Daytime Population: Workers 586
Daytime Population: Residents 2,379
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,965
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 4,052
Population in Familes 3,390
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 58
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $41,787
Average Household Income $53,994
Per Capita Income $22,128


Total Housing Units 1,906 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,264 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 397 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 245 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $90,143
Average Home Value $124,387


Total Households 1,661
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,144
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.33% 0.4%
Households 0.35% 0.41%
Families 0.08% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Cottonwood, AL 36320 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36320 to the other 614 ZIP Codes in Alabama 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 # 329 47th
Population Density # 332 46th
Diversity Index # 413 33rd
Median Household Income # 261 58th
Per Capita Income # 266 57th

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

Alabama Research Tools

Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Alabama Census Data
Highest or Lowest: