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Cottonwood, Texas
Location of Cottonwood in Kaufman County, Texas
Location of Cottonwood in Kaufman County, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
Counties Kaufman
 • Total 1.56 sq mi (4.04 km2)
 • Land 1.56 sq mi (4.04 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
413 ft (126 m)
 • Total 185
 • Estimate 
 • Density 129.65/sq mi (50.04/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 48-17200

Cottonwood is a city in Kaufman County, Texas, United States. The population was 185 at the 2010 census.


Cottonwood is located at 32°27′48″N 96°23′24″W / 32.46333°N 96.39000°W / 32.46333; -96.39000 (32.463437, -96.389931).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 156
2000 181 16.0%
2010 185 2.2%
2019 (est.) 202 9.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 181 people, 65 households, and 54 families residing in the city. The population density was 117.1 people per square mile (45.1/km2). There were 69 housing units at an average density of 44.6 per square mile (17.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.13% White, 1.10% African American, 1.66% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.76% of the population.

There were 65 households, out of which 41.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.9% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.4% were non-families. 13.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 28.7% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 34.8% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 7.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $50,625, and the median income for a family was $57,500. Males had a median income of $46,250 versus $26,563 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,189. About 6.5% of families and 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 22.2% of those 65 or over.


Cottonwood is served by the Scurry-Rosser Independent School District.

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