Cottonwood is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,264 people and just one neighborhood, Cottonwood is the 260th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Cottonwood is a blue-collar town, with 35.32% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 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
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Cottonwood has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Cottonwood has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cottonwood than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cottonwood may be for you.
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.
As is often the case in a small town, Cottonwood doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.