According to the most recent Cotton Plant Arkansas demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Cotton Plant shows it has a Population 2021 of 452 which is the third most of all other places in the metro area. The city with the highest population in the area is Brinkley which depicts a population of 2,742 ( very much bigger). Figure 3 uses the Cotton Plant population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Cotton Plant Arkansas depicts a decline of 197 (30%).
The total Cotton Plant Arkansas greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Cotton Plant shows it has a Population Change of -30.4% which is the second smallest when ranked by population percent change of all the other places in the area.
Looking at the Cotton Plant population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Cotton Plant Arkansas depicts it has 440 people per square mile which is the second most people per square mile of all the places in the greater Cotton Plant region. The next lower population density is Georgetown approximately three-fourths the size with population density of 295. The city with the highest population density in the area is Brinkley which depicts a people per square mile of 500 (13.5% larger). Figure 6 provides Cotton Plant demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Cotton Plant shows it has a Median Age of 52.1 which is the second most median age of all the places in the greater Cotton Plant region. The city with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Georgetown which shows an age of 58.0 (11.3% larger).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Cotton Plant population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Cotton Plant Arkansas has the smallest proportion of people less than 20 years of age at 5.1% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of people between 40 and 49 years old at 26.3% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 8 illustrates the overall diversity breakdown for Cotton Plant population and ethnicity groups in the area. (note: Hispanic/Latino is broken out separately in the next diagram and also the group denoted as Native ethnicity includes Native American, and Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.) Cotton Plant Arkansas has one of the largest proportions of White population at 71.5% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger city being Fargo with 74.8%.
Cotton Plant Arkansas Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Cotton Plant households. Cotton Plant depicts it has a Family Size of 3.2 which is the second smallest as measured by average family size of all the other places in the metro area. The city with the highest average family size in the area is Wheatley which shows an average family size of 4.2 (32.9% larger).
Looking at Cotton Plant households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Cotton Plant depicts it has a Married-couple family of 33% which is the smallest as measured by percent of people in a husband and wife family of all the other places in the metro area. The city with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Georgetown which shows a husband and wife family percent of 85% (approximately 2.6 times bigger).
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Cotton Plant households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Cotton Plant shows it has a Total Single People of 61% which is the second most percent single people of all the places in the greater Cotton Plant region. The city with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Brinkley which depicts a percent single of 62% ( only slightly larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Cotton Plant is 20.9% larger. Also, in comparison with the state of Arkansas, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, Cotton Plant is 24.0% larger.
The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 100% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
Cities marked with an asterisk ("*") should resemble a city or town but do not have their own government (i.e. Mayor, City Council, etc.) These places should be recognizable by the local community but their boundaries have no legal status. Technically these include both Census Designated Places (CDP) and Census County Divisions (CCD) which are defined by the Census Bureau along with local authorities. (For more information, see:
Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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