Cottonwood is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,275 people and just one neighborhood, Cottonwood is the 260th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Cottonwood is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.32% of the Cottonwood workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Cottonwood is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Cottonwood who work in office and administrative support (13.47%), sales jobs (13.47%) and maintenance occupations (9.05%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Cottonwood has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cottonwood a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Cottonwood is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Cottonwood, the average commute to work is 33.40 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Cottonwood does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.