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Total population: 1,130 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,130 (11 farm, 1,119 nonfarm))

Cotton Valley,LA index of house prices


Houses: 581 (482 occupied: 346 owner occupied, 136 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

38%

Housing density: 220 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $145,928.


Median contract rent in 2009: $211 (lower quartile is $139, upper quartile is $280)


Median gross rent in Cotton Valley, LA in 2009: $465


Housing units in Cotton Valley with a mortgage: 113 (7 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 161


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $56,667


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $28,854


Median monthly housing costs: $468





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Cotton Valley, Louisiana Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $56,147 (it was $30,600 in 2000)
Cotton Valley:

$56,147
Louisiana:

$135,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $29,927 - $96,475

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $87,903
Here:

$87,903
State:

$177,067

Mobile homes: $83,063
Here:

$83,063
State:

$34,481

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,183
  • In family households: 1,008 (202 male householders, 107 female householders)
    200 spouses, 355 children (329 natural, 7 adopted, 19 stepchildren), 59 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 12 parents, 23 other relatives, 37 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 175 (69 male householders (64 living alone)), 94 female householders (90 living alone)), 12 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 124 2-persons, 86 3-persons, 53 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 154 1-person, 9 2-persons.

117 married couples with children.
124 single-parent households (17 men, 107 women).

98.3% of residents of Cotton Valley speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (29% speak English well, 71% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 2 (0.2%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Cotton Valley, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 52
  • 5 rooms: 124
  • 6 rooms: 98
  • 7 rooms: 41
  • 8 rooms: 20
  • 9 or more rooms: 4
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 37
  • 5 rooms: 53
  • 6 rooms: 15
  • 7 rooms: 7
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 3
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cotton Valley, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 112
  • 3 bedrooms: 209
  • 4 bedrooms: 15
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 17
  • 2 bedrooms: 63
  • 3 bedrooms: 54
  • 4 bedrooms: 2
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Cotton Valley, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 39
  • 1 vehicle: 127
  • 2 vehicles: 99
  • 3 vehicles: 70
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5+ vehicles: 5
  • no vehicle: 46
  • 1 vehicle: 55
  • 2 vehicles: 23
  • 3 vehicles: 12
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 8
  • 1990 to 1999: 13
  • 1980 to 1989: 116
  • 1970 to 1979: 147
  • 1960 to 1969: 124
  • 1950 to 1959: 113
  • 1940 to 1949: 74
  • 1939 or earlier: 19

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Cotton Valley, LA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Cotton Valley, LA:

  • Less than $10,000: 30
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 15
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 15
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 15
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 20
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 21
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 12
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 27
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 22
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 16
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 22
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 21
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 18
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 25
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 23
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 14
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 4
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 5
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 3
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 0
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 0
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 0
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Cotton Valley rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Cotton Valley:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 10
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 11
  • $300 to $349: 0
  • $350 to $399: 8
  • $400 to $449: 19
  • $450 to $499: 10
  • $500 to $549: 13
  • $550 to $599: 7
  • $600 to $649: 5
  • $650 to $699: 12
  • $700 to $749: 7
  • $750 to $799: 0
  • $800 to $899: 0
  • $900 to $999: 0
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 0
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 66
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 0


Cotton Valley, LA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 73.7%
Number of people working at home: 4 (0.9% of all workers)


Cotton Valley commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 27
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 58
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 34
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 31
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 35
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 42
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 91
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 9
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 6
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 38
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 27
  • 90 or more minutes: 24
 


Cotton Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 321 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 92 (22%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 2 (0%)
  • Other means: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 4 (1%)
 


Cotton Valley, LA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 116
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 52
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 48
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 39
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 28
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 43
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 21
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 24
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 12
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 28
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 25
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 27
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 2
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 2
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 3
  • $200,000 or more: 2
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 480
 United States or American: 154
 Irish: 71
 English: 28
 German: 26
 Scotch-Irish: 15
 Scottish: 10
 French (except Basque): 9
 Subsaharan African:: 8
 African: 8
 Dutch: 6
 Italian: 5
 British: 4
 European: 3
 Canadian: 2


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Philippines (100%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 905
  • Northeast: 13
  • Midwest: 36
  • South: 195
  • West: 33

66% of Cotton Valley residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Louisiana.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 17
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 14
  • 7th and 8th grade: 23
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 26
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 15
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 111
  • Less than 1 year of college: 20
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 28
  • Associate degree: 13
  • Bachelor's degree: 15
  • Master's degree: 16
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 29
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 22
  • 11th grade: 35
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 8
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 140
  • Less than 1 year of college: 36
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 37
  • Associate degree: 11
  • Bachelor's degree: 18
  • Master's degree: 16
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 3

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.0%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 7.6%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 18.6%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 10.2%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $35,589
  • Black householders: $22,592
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $23,070
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $24,579
Cotton Valley household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Cotton Valley household income for Black householders

Cotton Valley marital status for males
Cotton Valley marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $71,559
  • Black or African American householders: $48,807
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $100,917
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $32,110

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 448
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • 5 to 9: 17
  • 10 to 19: 11
  • 20 to 49: 4
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 82

Median worth of mobile homes: $29,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago


Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Cotton Valley:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cotton Valley
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (76.3%)
  • Electricity (20.2%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (70.6%)
  • Electricity (29.4%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Louisiana:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

12.3%
Louisiana:

15.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Louisiana:

16.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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