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The Cottondale CDP(1) had a population of 3,235 as of July 1, 2021. Cottondale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Cottondale is located at latitude 33.1896 and longitude -87.4517 in Tuscaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the Cottondale Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Tuscaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 344 feet.
The Cottondale Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""
Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Cottondale Census Designated Place is located within Tuscaloosa Division of Tuscaloosa County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Cottondale: Cotton Dale, Kennedale, Kennidale, Konnidale.
|Total Population||3,235 (100%)|
|Population in Households||3,210 (99.2%)|
|Population in Families||2,552 (78.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||25 ( 0.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,918|
|Average Household Income||$69,418|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,687|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,500 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||882 (58.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||447 (29.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||172 (11.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$152,871|
|Average Home Value||$183,362|
|Housing Affordability Index3||214|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.22%|
|Per Capita Income||2.13%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.67%|
The table below compares Cottondale to the other 586 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 157||73rd|
|Population Density||# 53||91st|
|Median Household Income||# 190||68th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 271||46th|
|Per Capita Income||# 156||74th|
|Diversity Index||# 22||96th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.