Cottonwood, California

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Population in 2010: 3,316.
Population change since 2000: +12.0%
Males: 1,656  (50.0%)
Females: 1,660  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

28.5 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 96022.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,993 (it was $30,191 in 2000)
Cottonwood:

$39,993
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,678 (it was $11,778 in 2000)

Cottonwood CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $176,063 (it was $93,800 in 2000)
Cottonwood:

$176,063
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $172,005; detached houses: $199,834; mobile homes: $48,720

Median gross rent in 2019: $969.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cottonwood: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 39.2%
(43.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.9% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Cottonwood, CA (2019)
    • 2,83687.0%White alone
    • 2748.4%Hispanic
    • 1263.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 551.7%American Indian alone
    • 190.6%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 48 registered sex offenders living in Cottonwood, California as of April 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cottonwood is 76 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (25.3%), German (8.9%), Arab (8.1%), English (5.9%), Scottish (5.2%), European (4.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 420 feet

Land area: 2.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,386 people per square mile   (low).

Cottonwood, California map

150 residents are foreign born (3.3% Africa, 1.4% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This place:

4.6%
California:

26.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Cottonwood CDP:

1.0% ($941)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (13.8 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (134.0 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (486.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Lake California, CA (2.1 miles ),
Anderson, CA (2.1 miles ),
Bend, CA (3.2 miles ),
Palo Cedro, CA (3.4 miles ),
Millville, CA (3.6 miles ),
Redding, CA (3.7 miles ),
Red Bluff, CA (3.9 miles ),
Shasta, CA (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.39 N, Longitude: 122.28 W

Area code: 530

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

6.5%
California:

7.9%
Most common industries in Cottonwood, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.5%)
  • Wood products (5.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Wood products (10.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.1%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Cottonwood, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Cottonwood, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cottonwood, California average temperatures Cottonwood, California average precipitation Cottonwood, California humidity Cottonwood, California wind speed Cottonwood, California snowfall Cottonwood, California sunshine Cottonwood, California clear and cloudy days

Cottonwood, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 97.9. This is worse than average.

City:

97.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Cottonwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 5395% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 169.7 miles away from Cottonwood center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 173.3 miles away from Cottonwood center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 116.9 miles away from Cottonwood center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 251.8 miles away from Cottonwood center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 160.3 miles away from Cottonwood 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 Shasta County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Fires: 12, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cottonwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cottonwood:

  • OAK RIVER REHAB (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ANDERSON, CA)
  • HOSPITALITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ANDERSON, CA)
  • OSTERMAN'S FACILITY #2, INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; REDDING, CA)
  • CIRRUS HOUSE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; REDDING, CA)
  • CANTERBURY HOUSE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; REDDING, CA)
  • NVDS, INC - HARPOLE HOUSE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; REDDING, CA)
  • MARQUIS CARE AT SHASTA (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; REDDING, CA)

Airports located in Cottonwood:

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Amtrak stations near Cottonwood:

  • 15 miles: RED BLUFF (460 ANTELOPE BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: REDDING (1620 YUBA ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cottonwood:

  • Shasta College (about 17 miles; Redding, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,645)
  • California State University-Chico (about 52 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Butte College (about 62 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Yuba College (about 96 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Mendocino College (about 97 miles; Ukiah, CA; FT enrollment: 2,263)
  • Humboldt State University (about 101 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 103 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)

Public high schools in Cottonwood:

  • WEST VALLEY HIGH (Students: 639, Location: 3805 HAPPY VALLEY RD., Grades: 9-12)
  • NORTHERN SUMMIT ACADEMY (Location: 3435 MAIN ST., STE. C, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cottonwood:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Cottonwood Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Cottonwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Cottonwood: Cottonwood Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: American Coaching Institute (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 18925 Eleanor Lane).

Hotel: Alamo Motel & RV Park (3818 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Tom Hubert - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Aug 6, 1964).

Shasta 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 Cottonwood and their reported violations in the past:

ANDERSON PARK VILLAGE (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (AUG-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (AUG-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (AUG-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2008), St Public Notif issued (SEP-16-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2008), St Public Notif issued (SEP-16-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (4 times from JAN-15-2003 to APR-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-26-2006)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2006)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LAKE CALIFORNIA POA R.V. PARK (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • GOTT COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.4%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.7%
Whole state:

7.2%


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

Banks with branches in Cottonwood (2011 data):

  • Tri Counties Bank: Cottonwood Branch at 3349 Main Street, branch established on 1970/08/10. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,554.4 mil, Deposits: $2,191.2 mil, headquarters in Chico, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 71 total offices, Holding Company: Trico Bancshares
  • North Valley Bank: Cottonwood Branch at 20635 Gas Point Road, branch established on 1998/01/20. Info updated 2006/08/03: Bank assets: $900.5 mil, Deposits: $767.5 mil, headquarters in Redding, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: North Valley Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Cottonwood:

Marital status in Cottonwood, CA
  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Cottonwood:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
California average:

14.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Cottonwood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cottonwood, CA (based on Shasta County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,805109
Catholic8,6298
Other7,27729
Mainline Protestant2,83012
Orthodox1915
Black Protestant1201
None129,371-
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: 42
Shasta County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Shasta County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

6.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Shasta County:

25.3%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Shasta County:

15.4%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cottonwood:

47.2%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.3%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Cottonwood:

28.7
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.9%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cottonwood:

11.5%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.3%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

53.2%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cottonwood, CA Residents

5.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($173 average AGI)
Shasta County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tehama County, CA  0.59% ($47,389 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.25% ($44,280)
from Butte County, CA  0.21% ($43,933)


5.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
California average:

5.21%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($160 average AGI)
Shasta County:

0.04%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tehama County, CA  0.52% ($41,727 average AGI)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.30% ($44,860)
to Butte County, CA  0.23% ($41,811)
Businesses in Cottonwood, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1U-Haul1
Jones New York1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cottonwood:

  • KNRO (1670 AM; 10 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KVIP (540 AM; 3 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KLXR (1230 AM; 1 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: MICHAEL R. QUINN)
  • KQMS (1400 AM; 1 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC)
  • KBLF (1490 AM; 1 kW; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: TOM HUTH)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cottonwood:

  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KNNN (99.3 FM; SHASTA LAKE CITY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • K225AJ (92.9 FM; BURNEY/REDDING, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KVIP-FM (98.1 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KEWB (94.7 FM; ANDERSON, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KSHA (104.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC)
  • K268AJ (101.5 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K227AE (93.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KESR (107.1 FM; SHASTA LAKE CITY, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KKXS (96.1 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KWCA (101.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KNCA (89.7 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • KTHU (100.7 FM; CORNING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KRRX (106.1 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220EB (91.9 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • KALF (95.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Cottonwood:

  • KNVN (Channel 24; CHICO, CA; Owner: CHICO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • K50GP (Channel 50; REDDING, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Cottonwood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Cottonwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 466ft / 142mTotal length
  • $770,000Total costs
  • 328,244Total average daily traffic
  • 48,145Total average daily truck traffic
  • 313,063Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cottonwood, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 141960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cottonwood, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cottonwood)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cottonwood, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cottonwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Cottonwood)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 47 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 57. The highest number of fires - 113 took place in 2008, and the least - 15 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Cottonwood, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.3%), and Structure Fires (24.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cottonwood, CA
    • 43354.3%Outside Fires
    • 19524.5%Structure Fires
    • 9912.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 708.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cottonwood, CA
Most common first names in Cottonwood, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert6974.5 years
John6871.7 years
William6873.5 years
James6173.0 years
Mary4881.5 years
George3976.4 years
Charles3672.3 years
Richard3270.2 years
Helen2778.7 years
Joseph2673.2 years
Most common last names in Cottonwood, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2876.4 years
Johnson2373.6 years
Davis2071.5 years
Williams1976.4 years
Jones1775.9 years
Moore1579.0 years
Miller1475.4 years
Taylor1474.5 years
Brown1376.5 years
Morgan1375.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cottonwood, CA
  • 71.9%Utility gas
  • 17.5%Electricity
  • 10.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cottonwood, CA
  • 59.8%Utility gas
  • 32.5%Electricity
  • 7.7%Wood


Cottonwood compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 51 pilots and 35 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2021.