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The City of Cottonwood Shores had a population of 1,223 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Cottonwood Shores is located at latitude 30.5521 and longitude -98.3248 in Burnet County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cottonwood Shores (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Burnet County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 837 feet.

The City of Cottonwood Shores (GNIS ID: 2410246) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Cottonwood Shores is located within Marble Falls Division of Burnet County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cottonwood Shores population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Cottonwood Shores, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,223
Daytime Population: Workers 161
Daytime Population: Residents 669
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 830
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,223
Population in Familes 1,021
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 620
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $55,028
Average Household Income $76,944
Per Capita Income $28,961


Total Housing Units 521 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 331 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $129,464
Average Home Value $243,619


Total Households 451
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 321
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.18% 1.32%
Households 1.05% 1.21%
Families 1.75% 1.22%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Cottonwood Shores, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cottonwood Shores to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 909 48th
Population Density # 1058 40th
Diversity Index # 542 69th
Median Household Income # 532 70th
Per Capita Income # 468 73rd

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