Cotton City, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Cotton City, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Cotton City Census Designated Place had a population of 388 as of July 1, 2015. Cotton City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cotton City is located at latitude 32.1101 and longitude -108.8805 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the Cotton City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,236 feet.

The Cotton City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584082) 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 "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cotton City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Cotton City Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map

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Cotton City, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 388
Population in Households 386
Population in Familes 317
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 140
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $121,635
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,302
Average Household Income $51,622
Per Capita Income $21,280
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.31%
Households 0.14% -0.29%
Families -2.46% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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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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, 2015 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 # 418 6th
Diversity Index2 # 307 30th
Median Household Income # 162 64th
Per Capita Income # 178 60th

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