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Cottonwood is a township in Brown County, in the New Ulm metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Cottonwood. For links to other places called Cottonwood, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Cottonwood is 44.238N. The longitude is -94.443W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 978 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 938.


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Median household income
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$48,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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72% of Cottonwood residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cottonwood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cottonwood was $21,299, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Cottonwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Cottonwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $292.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $994.


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Brown County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cottonwood political report.

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The average commute time for Cottonwood workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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