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Cotton City, New Mexico - Basic Facts

Cotton City is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Cotton City Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hidalgo County at latitude 32.0884 and longitude -108.8792. Hidalgo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,236 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Cotton City Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 25.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Cotton City, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cotton City to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico 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 # 245 45th
Population Density1 # 421 5th
Diversity Index2 # 313 29th
Median Household Income # 201 55th
Per Capita Income # 203 54th

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

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Cotton City, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 389
Population in Households 388
Population in Familes 320
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 57
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 140
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $102,174
Average Home Value $113,235
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,516
Average Household Income $49,102
Per Capita Income $20,190
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.06% -0.31%
Households 0.17% -0.14%
Families -2.79% -0.21%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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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