Cottonwood is located in northwest California. Cottonwood is between the Shasta, Tehama county. Cottonwood has 2.31 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Cottonwood population is 4,178, which has grown 41.15% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Cottonwood median household income is $42,660 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 41.30% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 29.47% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Cottonwood median house value is $145,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 52.14% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Cottonwood is better than the state average in quality. The Cottonwood area code is 530.