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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.40 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Cottonwood doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.