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Population in 2012: 11,279 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.9%
Males: 5,499  (48.8%)
Females: 5,780  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  46.2 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 86326.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,185 (it was $27,444 in 2000)
Cottonwood:

$36,185
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,111

Cottonwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $131,014 (it was $92,800 in 2000)
Cottonwood:

$131,014
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $151,927; Detached houses: $186,870; Townhouses or other attached units: $109,318; Mobile homes: $75,041

Median gross rent in 2012: $789.

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  • White alone - 7,290 (64.5%)
  • Hispanic - 3,690 (32.7%)
  • Two or more races - 157 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 86 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 52 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 22 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cottonwood: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.6%), English (13.1%), Irish (8.1%), Scottish (3.7%), French (2.7%), Norwegian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1960

Elevation: 3322 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,057 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Cottonwood:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cottonwood city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 19.6%

1,930 residents are foreign born

This city:  17.1%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Cottonwood, Arizona as of October 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cottonwood to the number of sex offenders is 806 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,120 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $786 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flagstaff, AZ (39.1 miles , pop. 52,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (79.3 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (83.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Verde Village, AZ (1.4 miles ), Cottonwood-Verde Village, AZ (1.5 miles ), Clarkdale, AZ (1.7 miles ), Mingus Mountain, AZ (2.1 miles) , Jerome, AZ (2.3 miles ), Cornville, AZ (2.5 miles ), Verde, AZ (3.3 miles) , Camp Verde, AZ (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 115 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 1998: 135 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 1999: 133 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2000: 150 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2001: 140 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2002: 82 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2005: 122 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2006: 94 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2007: 52 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.73 N, Longitude: 112.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,015 (+35.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,193 (48.4%)

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Crime rates in Cottonwood by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000110100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.09.59.30.08.70.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 345440011210
per 100,000 31.641.048.638.137.10.00.08.78.618.28.80.0
Robberies 554932844337
per 100,000 52.751.238.985.827.817.769.834.734.327.226.361.2
Assaults 465630623542434337535044
per 100,000 484.5573.7291.7591.0324.7371.4375.4373.3317.2481.4437.7384.8
Burglaries 12211815315610054727945515837
per 100,000 1284.91208.91487.71487.1927.7477.5628.5685.8385.8463.2507.7323.6
Thefts 502577536557530357421424312318389357
per 100,000 5287.05911.35212.05309.84917.03156.53675.33680.62674.92888.33405.13122.3
Auto thefts 34486550412738291871517
per 100,000 358.1491.8632.0476.6380.4238.7331.7251.7154.363.6131.3148.7
Arson 55235533431414
per 100,000 52.751.219.428.646.444.226.226.034.327.2122.5122.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 419.4469.0423.1491.2370.6231.5296.7275.5203.4243.8255.1228.3

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Crime rate in Cottonwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 50 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Arizona average:

1.99

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Cottonwood, Arizona accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Arizona:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,167 (+52.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Cottonwood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/1993 at 08:21:00, a magnitude 5.5 (5.5 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.3 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 61.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/2/2005 at 11:12:57, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.6 miles away from Cottonwood center
On 4/25/1993 at 09:29:50, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.5 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/14/1992 at 05:13:31, a magnitude 4.2 (3.7 MB, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/30/2005 at 11:37:50, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, 4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.4 miles away from Cottonwood center
On 4/17/1995 at 08:23:46, a magnitude 4.1 (3.7 MB, 4.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yavapai County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Cottonwood:

  • COTTONWOOD DIALYSIS (DSI) (Dialysis Facility, 203 S CANDY LN STE 11 A & B)
  • ANGELS CARE HOME HEALTH OF ARIZONA (Home Health Center, 301 SOUTH WILLARD)
  • NORTHERN ARIZONA HOMECARE COTTONWOOD (Home Health Center, 203 SOUTH CANDY LANE, SUITE 10 B)
  • VERDE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 269 SOUTH CANDY LANE)
  • RED ROCK CARE AND REHAB, INC (Nursing Home, 197 SOUTH WILLARD STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Cottonwood, AZ

Airports and heliports located in Cottonwood:


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Amtrak stations near Cottonwood:

  • 11 miles: CAMP VERDE (355 W MIDDLE VERDE RD.) - Bus Station . Services: snack bar, free short-term parking.
  • 19 miles: SEDONA (B.W. ARROYO ROBLE HOTEL, 400 N. HWY 89A) - Bus Station

Local government website: www.ci.cottonwood.az.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cottonwood:

  • Northern Arizona University (about 38 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 17,288)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Motorcycle Mechanics (about 73 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,197)
  • Midwestern University (about 75 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 75 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,040)
  • Everest College-Phoenix (about 80 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,060)
  • Western International University (about 81 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,927)
  • Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division (about 81 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,792)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Cottonwood:

Private elementary/middle schools in Cottonwood:

  • VERDE VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 161; Location: 102 S WILLARD ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 6; Location: 2080 S HWY 260; Grades: 7 - 11)
  • VERDE VALLEY SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: 412 N 10TH ST; Grades: 4 - 8)
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Library in Cottonwood:

  • COTTONWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $764,410; Location: 100 S. 6TH ST.; 81,755 books; 4,953 audio materials; 8,789 video materials; 39 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 92 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Dr. Daniel Bright School is KG-2nd grade.

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Notable locations in Cottonwood: Cottonwood Substation (A), Black Canyon Recreation Site (B), Bignotti Recreation Site (C), Cottonwood Wastewater Treatment Facility (D), Coppergate Business Park (E), Cottonwood City Hall (F), Clemenceau Heritage Museum (G), Cottonwood Public Library (H), Verde Valley Fire District Station 31 (I), Cottonwood Fire Department (J), Verde Valley Ambulance Company (K), Cottonwood Police Department (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cottonwood include: First Southern Baptist Church (A), Evangel Worship Center (B), Emmanuel Fellowship (C), Cottonwood Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Cottonwood Baptist Church (E), Cottonwood Assembly of God (F), Church of Christ (G), Calvary Chapel (H), Peace Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Black Mesa Tank (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Oak Wash (A), Blowout Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cottonwood include: Cottonwood Kids Park (1), Lions Club Park (2), Garrison Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Verde Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1 North Willard Street) (1), Old Town Association (Historical Places & Services; 1101 North Main Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Madame's Mercantile (930 North Main Street) (1), Cottonwood Hotel (930 North Main Street) (2), Little Daisy Motel (34 South Main Street) (3), Best Western Cottonwood Inn (993 South Main Street) (4), Quality Inn Cottonwood (301 West Highway 89A) (5), Pines Motel (920 South Camino Real) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Yavapai County - Court Appointed Special Advocate (10 South 6th Street) (1), Cottonwood City - Municipal Court (824 North Main Street) (2), Yavapai County - Superior Court- Division Iv (3505 West Highway 260) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Yavapai County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 17.3. This is significantly better than average.
City:

17.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.17
U.S.:

9.59

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

COTTONWOOD WATER WORKS (Population served: 8000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
CLARKDALE PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 3000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
THOUSAND TRAILS PRESERVE (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One minor monitoring violation
RIO VERDE R V PARK (Address: 3420 N HWY 89A , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.3%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.9% for Black residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.3% for other race residents, 0.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.2%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cottonwood, AZ

People in group quarters in Cottonwood in 2010:

  • 81 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Cottonwood in 2000:

  • 89 people in nursing homes
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

Cottonwood compared to Arizona state average:

Cottonwood, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Cottonwood (2011 data):

  • Sunwest Bank: Cottonwood Office Branch at 704 S Main Street, branch established on 2007/07/27. Info updated 2011/10/24: Bank assets: $609.2 mil, Deposits: $512.4 mil, headquarters in Irvine, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Western Acquisitions, L.L.c.
  • Country Bank: Cottonwood Branch at 597 E State Route 89a, branch established on 2005/10/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $154.4 mil, Deposits: $137.2 mil, headquarters in Prescott, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • SunBank, National Association: Cottonwood In Store Branch at 2003 E Rodeo Dr, branch established on 2008/04/30. Info updated 2010/07/12: Bank assets: $31.4 mil, Deposits: $23.9 mil, headquarters in Phoenix, AZ, negative income in the last year, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • National Bank of Arizona: Cottonwood Branch at 1 East Highway 89a, branch established on 1997/01/15. Info updated 2008/09/11: Bank assets: $4,485.6 mil, Deposits: $3,731.3 mil, headquarters in Tucson, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Cottonwood Branch at 1540 Highway 89a, branch established on 1973/09/24. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Cottonwood Branch at 611 South Main, branch established on 1979/12/04. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cottonwood Branch at 1201 Sthy 89a, branch established on 1947/11/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cottonwood, Arizona:

  • Cottonwood Quality Inn, 302 W Hwy 89a, Cottonwood, AZ 86326 , Phone: (928) 634-4207
  • Best Western Cottonwood Inn, 993 S Main St, Cottonwood, AZ 86326 , Phone: (928) 634-5575, Fax: (928) 634-5576
  • Pines Motel, 920 Camino Real, Cottonwood, AZ 86326 , Phone: (928) 634-9975, Fax: (928) 634-5575
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cottonwood, Arizona

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cottonwood travel time to work - commute


Cottonwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Solar energy (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cottonwood city (based on Yavapai County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.73%
Here29.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents37.3%12.8%7.1%4.7%4.5%
Congregations7.8%9.5%11.7%8.4%3.9%
NameConservative Baptist Association of America Charismatic Churches IndependentEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.9%3.6%2.9%2.5%20.6%
Congregations3.4%0.6%1.7%3.4%49.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 41
Yavapai County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Yavapai County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Yavapai County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 216
Here:

10.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Yavapai County:

17.7%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.4%
State:

14.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$32,885$39,4620$0
Other Government Administration 20$71,641$42,9851$97
Judicial and Legal 10$31,279$37,5351$1,036
Police Protection - Officers 29$128,408$53,1340$0
Police - Other 17$46,394$32,7490$0
Firefighters 14$74,725$64,0501$757
Fire - Other 1$2,413$28,9560$0
Streets and Highways 10$32,989$39,5870$0
Sewerage 6$20,761$41,5220$0
Parks and Recreation 4$17,648$52,9446$1,510
Water Supply 12$43,957$43,9570$0
Transit 9$22,848$30,4643$1,672
Local Libraries 10$32,145$38,5741$111
Other and Unallocable 8$20,703$31,0550$0
Totals for Government 160$578,796$43,41013$5,183

Cottonwood government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $3,250,000 ($288.15)
    Regular Highways: $527,000 ($46.72)
    Sewerage: $332,000 ($29.44)
    Air Transportation: $131,000 ($11.61)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,147,000 ($190.35)
    Sewerage: $1,525,000 ($135.21)
    Central Staff Services: $761,000 ($67.47)
    Fire Protection: $735,000 ($65.17)
    General - Other: $655,000 ($58.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $599,000 ($53.11)
    Regular Highways: $597,000 ($52.93)
    Libraries: $590,000 ($52.31)
    General Public Buildings: $344,000 ($30.50)
    Transit Utilities: $288,000 ($25.53)
    Financial Administration: $201,000 ($17.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $194,000 ($17.20)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $124,000 ($10.99)
    Air Transportation: $27,000 ($2.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $701,000 ($62.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $110,000 ($9.75)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($4.26)
    Fire Protection: $23,000 ($2.04)
    Transit Utilities: $22,000 ($1.95)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $15,000 ($1.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($1.06)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($0.98)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($0.35)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.35)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,115,000 ($364.84)

Cottonwood government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,128,000 ($100.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $144,000 ($12.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $264,000 ($23.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $423,000 ($37.50)
    General Revenue, NEC: $325,000 ($28.81)
    Property Sale Other: $315,000 ($27.93)
    Rents: $70,000 ($6.21)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $55,000 ($4.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,665,000 ($147.62)
    Highways: $812,000 ($71.99)
    All Other: $757,000 ($67.12)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $6,492,000 ($575.58)
    Property: $617,000 ($54.70)
    NEC: $270,000 ($23.94)
    Public Utilities: $196,000 ($17.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $75,000 ($6.65)

Cottonwood government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,080,000 ($1337.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,300,000 ($115.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $11,895,000 ($1054.61)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,885,000 ($167.12)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $74,000 ($6.56)

Cottonwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $952,000 ($84.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,236,000 ($464.23)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,054,000 ($448.09)

11.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.43%
Arizona average:

8.20%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($336 average AGI)
Yavapai County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Maricopa County, AZ  2.77% ($50,328 average AGI)
from Coconino County, AZ  0.60% ($42,554)
from San Diego County, CA  0.48% ($46,147)


7.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
Arizona average:

5.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($192 average AGI)
Yavapai County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.88% ($38,810 average AGI)
to Coconino County, AZ  0.44% ($40,500)
to Pima County, AZ  0.26% ($40,659)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cottonwood:

  • KYBC (1600 AM; 1 kW; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAZM (780 AM; 5 kW; SEDONA, AZ; Owner: TABBACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KYET (1180 AM; 10 kW; WILLIAMS, AZ; Owner: GRAND CANYON GATEWAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KAFF (930 AM; 5 kW; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KQNA (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ; Owner: PRESCOTT VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cottonwood:

  • KVRD-FM (105.7 FM; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKLD (98.3 FM; PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • KGCB (90.9 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: GRAND CANYON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZGL (95.9 FM; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K201CQ (88.1 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K220GI (91.9 FM; CAMP VERDE, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAHM (102.1 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: SOUTHWEST FM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWMX (96.7 FM; WILLIAMS, AZ; Owner: RED ROCK COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KJZA (89.5 FM; DRAKE, AZ; Owner: ST. PAUL BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • K246AA (97.1 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: LERNER FILM & TAPE PROD., INC.)
  • KAFF-FM (92.9 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KPPV (106.7 FM; PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ; Owner: PRESCOTT VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC)
  • K223AG (92.5 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: LERNER FILM & TAPE PROD., INC.)
  • KNAQ (89.3 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY)
  • K207BR (89.3 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY)
  • KVNA-FM (97.5 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMGN (93.9 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KJTA (89.9 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQST (102.9 FM; SEDONA, AZ; Owner: ROCKET RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KSED (107.5 FM; SEDONA, AZ; Owner: RED ROCK COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Cottonwood:

  • K34EE (Channel 34; PRESCOTT/COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: KTVK, INC.)
  • KAZT-TV (Channel 7; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • K16BP (Channel 16; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K58AV (Channel 58; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF ARIZONA, INC.)
  • K18DD (Channel 18; CAMP VERDE, AZ; Owner: CENTRAL STATES COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K24EP (Channel 24; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K38AI (Channel 38; COTTONWOOD, ETC., AZ; Owner: KTVK, INC.)
  • K40AD (Channel 40; COTTONWOOD, ETC., AZ; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K42AC (Channel 42; COTTONWOOD, ETC., AZ; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS,ARIZONA STATE UNIV.)
  • K44CN (Channel 44; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K36AE (Channel 36; CLARKDALE, ETC., AZ; Owner: KSAZ LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Cottonwood, Arizona:
  • Fatal accident count: 43
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 62
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 15
  • Fatalities: 44
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 103
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9
Arizona average:
  • Fatal accident count: 289
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 106
  • Fatalities: 311
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 818
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 53

See more detailed statistics of Cottonwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $837,000
Total average daily traffic: 33,865
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,227
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 34,638

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cottonwood)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cottonwood, AZ)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 173 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cottonwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 52 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cottonwood)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$141,73318$132,12871$161,1462$146,18511$147,5176$86,553
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$170,4352$108,02510$190,6380$02$115,0351$104,130
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$138,8715$162,07041$183,7044$86,4986$156,3805$80,678
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$128,9772$222,94515$176,4571$176,0002$180,4450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$137,0606$163,5751$136,1701$132,6101$72,090
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$209,3701$224,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$111,030
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 42
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Cottonwood


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cottonwood, AZ
Businesses in Cottonwood, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike4
Big O Tires1OfficeMax1
Budget Car Rental1Panda Express1
CVS1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Dennys1RadioShack1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Safeway1
Goodwill2Sears1
H&R Block1Starbucks1
Home Depot1Subway1
JCPenney1Super 81
Jack In The Box1T-Mobile2
Jones New York2Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul4
Kincaid1UPS4
Kroger1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Vons1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Cottonwood, AZ


Cottonwood on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 30 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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