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Cottonwood, South Dakota
Location in Jackson County and the state of South Dakota
|• Total||0.92 sq mi (2.38 km2)|
|• Land||0.92 sq mi (2.38 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||2,421 ft (738 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||10.89/sq mi (4.21/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1261490|
Cottonwood is a town in Jackson County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 9 at the 2010 census.
Cottonwood was originally named Ingham, and under the latter name was laid out in 1906. The present name comes from Cottonwood Creek.
Residents voted 7 to 4 in 2016 opposing dissolution of the town.
Cottonwood is located at 43°57′59″N 101°54′20″W / 43.96639°N 101.90556°W (43.966333, -101.905478).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.92 square miles (2.38 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 9 people, 6 households, and 3 families residing in the town. The population density was 9.8 inhabitants per square mile (3.8/km2). There were 9 housing units at an average density of 9.8 per square mile (3.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 88.9% White and 11.1% Native American.
There were 6 households, of which 33.3% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 50.0% were non-families. 50.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.50 and the average family size was 2.00.
The median age in the town was 60.8 years. 0.0% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 0.0% were from 25 to 44; 55.5% were from 45 to 64; and 33.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 66.7% male and 33.3% female.