Cottondale, Florida

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Population in 2019: 895 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 437  (48.8%)
Females: 458  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

31.8 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 32448.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,280 (it was $20,509 in 2000)
Cottondale:

$43,280
FL:

$59,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,058 (it was $11,266 in 2000)

Cottondale town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $107,694 (it was $50,300 in 2000)
Cottondale:

$107,694
FL:

$245,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $129,632; detached houses: $136,733; mobile homes: $91,760

Median gross rent in 2019: $694.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cottondale: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.4%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.3% for Black residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Cottondale, FL (2019)
    • 60265.9%White alone
    • 21523.5%Black alone
    • 475.1%Hispanic
    • 384.2%Two or more races
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

Races in Cottondale detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Cottondale, Florida as of May 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cottondale is 35 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.33
Florida average:

2.14
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Ancestries: American (62.6%), English (4.3%), Irish (2.2%), Italian (1.6%), German (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 135 feet

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 590 people per square mile   (low).

Cottondale, Florida map

11 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
Florida:

20.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $673 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $698 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (29.8 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (120.6 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (601.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Jacob City, FL (2.7 miles ),
Alford, FL (2.7 miles ),
Marianna, FL (2.9 miles ),
Chipley, FL (3.1 miles ),
Campbellton, FL (3.3 miles ),
Greenwood, FL (3.7 miles ),
Graceville, FL (3.7 miles ),
Madrid, AL (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 30.80 N, Longitude: 85.38 W

Area code: 850

Distribution of median household income in Cottondale, FL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cottondale, FL in 2019
Cottondale satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Florida:

6.3%
Most common industries in Cottondale, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (18.0%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Educational services (14.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.6%)
  • Public administration (16.0%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Cottondale, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.9%)

Average climate in Cottondale, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cottondale, Florida average temperatures Cottondale, Florida average precipitation Cottondale, Florida humidity Cottondale, Florida wind speed Cottondale, Florida snowfall Cottondale, Florida sunshine Cottondale, Florida clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.9. This is about average.

City:

65.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.30. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Cottondale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.4 miles away from the Cottondale town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 3/22/2005, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cottondale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.7 miles away from Cottondale center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 323.6 miles away from Cottondale center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 211.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 256.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 271.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 197.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cottondale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cottondale:

  • NURSING PAVILION AT CHIPOLA RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MARIANNA, FL)
  • NHC HOMECARE MARIANNA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MARIANNA, FL)
  • CHIPLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)
  • NORTHWEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (SNU) (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)
  • WASHINGTON REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)

Amtrak station near Cottondale:

  • 10 miles: CHIPLEY (101 S. 7TH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cottondale:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 37 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,611)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 45 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 48 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 51 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 67 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 68 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Florida State University (about 69 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)

Public high school in Cottondale:

Public elementary/middle school in Cottondale:

See full list of schools located in Cottondale

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Notable location: Cottondale Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Swamps: Caney Pond (A), Gnat Hole Pond (B), Frank Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cottondale and their reported violations in the past:

COTTONDALE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 869, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2007)
NEW BETHEL CHURCH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cottondale that have no violations reported:

  • PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.5%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Cottondale:

Marital status in Cottondale, FL
  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Cottondale:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Florida average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cottondale, FL (based on Jackson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,15696
Black Protestant3,92526
Mainline Protestant2,56520
Other6752
Catholic3711
None26,054-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Here:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Jackson County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Here:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

11.5%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.2%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cottondale:

46.4%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cottondale:

40.8%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Cottondale:

28.9
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cottondale:

23.3%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cottondale:

11.1%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cottondale:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Cottondale:

33.8%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Cottondale:

51.0%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Cottondale:

76.6%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cottondale, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,582$42,3282$766
Water Supply 1$2,323$27,8760$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,037$24,4440$0
Sewerage 1$2,976$35,7120$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,657$31,8840$0
Financial Administration 1$2,037$24,4441$1,796
Streets and Highways 1$2,657$31,8840$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$454
Totals for Government 9$25,269$33,6924$3,016

Cottondale government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $21,000 ($23.46)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $284,000 ($317.32)
    Police Protection: $214,000 ($239.11)
    Water Utilities: $172,000 ($192.18)
    Regular Highways: $164,000 ($183.24)
    Financial Administration: $111,000 ($124.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($108.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($53.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($15.64)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($6.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($55.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($16.76)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($11.17)

Cottondale government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $247,000 ($275.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000 ($116.20)
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000 ($37.99)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($16.76)
    Other: $6,000 ($6.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $311,000 ($347.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $94,000 ($105.03)
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($16.76)
    Rents: $3,000 ($3.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $170,000 ($189.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $95,000 ($106.15)
    Highways: $21,000 ($23.46)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $81,000 ($90.50)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $77,000 ($86.03)
    Property: $64,000 ($71.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $60,000 ($67.04)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $45,000 ($50.28)
    Other License: $6,000 ($6.70)

Cottondale government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,196,000 ($1336.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,141,000 ($1274.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,000 ($63.69)

Cottondale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $859,000 ($959.78)

6.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,958 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Florida average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bay County, FL  0.61% ($29,234 average AGI)
from Washington County, FL  0.49% ($29,867)
from Calhoun County, FL  0.40% ($30,967)


5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Florida average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bay County, FL  0.64% ($29,612 average AGI)
to Calhoun County, FL  0.46% ($40,586)
to Washington County, FL  0.44% ($28,353)
Businesses in Cottondale, FL
NameCountNameCount
Hardee's1Subway1
Kroger1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cottondale:

  • WTOT (980 AM; 1 kW; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MFR, INC.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTYS (1340 AM; 1 kW; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WBGC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHIPLEY, FL; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cottondale:

  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAQ (100.9 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MFR, INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTYS-FM (94.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • W291AD (106.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTOT-FM (101.7 FM; GRACEVILLE, FL; Owner: GRF, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WLHR (107.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNF (91.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WZND (105.3 FM; HEADLAND, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cottondale:

  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • Cottondale, Florida
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:7
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Florida average
  • Fatal accident count13544
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21092
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5503
  • Fatalities14885
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents35872
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1651
See more detailed statistics of Cottondale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 32.2mTotal length
  • 113,559Total average daily traffic
  • 26,413Total average daily truck traffic
  • 162,406Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cottondale, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 61990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cottondale, FL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cottondale)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 7.8673nm From 80f Nw Florida Community (Lat: 30.750833 Lon: -85.390556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WPRY593,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.212 MHz, 851.312 MHz, 851.412 MHz, 851.662 MHz, 851.712 MHz, 851.862 MHz, 851.937 MHz, 852.187 MHz, 852.212 MHz, 852.237 MHz... (+146 more), Grant Date: 03/17/2001, Expiration Date: 03/17/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2011, Certifier: Mary E Julius, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • L4, Lat: 30.795306 Lon: -85.376361, Call Sign: KGJ560,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2012, Expiration Date: 04/16/2022, Certifier: L W Allen, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:
  • Lat: 30.795806 Lon: -85.374167, Call Sign: WQRC209,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.615 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2013, Expiration Date: 04/12/2023, Certifier: Charlotte Brunner, Registrant: Federal License Management, 175 Pine St, Suite 104, Williamsport, PA 17701-6549, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:
  • I-10 Mile Marker 130.0 West Bound Median, Near Cottondale (Lat: 30.753083 Lon: -85.381417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQYZ318,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.65000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2017, Expiration Date: 03/09/2027, Certifier: Elizabeth Birriel Pe, Registrant: State Of Florida, 605 Suwannee Street, Ms 90, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0450, Phone: (850) 410-5600, Fax: (850) 410-5601, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • JA03MR030, 2492 Dilmore Rd (002593 / Cottondale) (Lat: 30.750722 Lon: -85.390556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 101.4 m, Overall height: 104.8 m, Call Sign: WQSR732,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/05/2013, Expiration Date: 11/05/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cottondale)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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  • MAI AIRCRAFT SALES INC, 2160 Mill Rd, Cottondale, FL 32431
    Certificate: D002665 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 12/14/2006, Expiration Date: 12/13/2007

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: FAIRCHILD 6-440 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 49871 , Serial Number: T411237, Year manufactured: 1941
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph E Standland, Rt 2 Box 15, Cottondale, FL 32431
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/19/2019

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 44. The highest number of fires - 88 took place in 2016, and the least - 14 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cottondale, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.1%), and Structure Fires (33.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cottondale, FL
    • 32043.1%Outside Fires
    • 24833.4%Structure Fires
    • 13518.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 405.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cottondale, FL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cottondale, FL
  • 97.8%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cottondale, FL
  • 96.3%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used


Cottondale compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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