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Sidebar- Fact File, Cotto#E83C0


by Ann M. Colford

Cottonwood Population

1970 867

1980 941

1990 822

2000 944

(from Idaho Dept. of Commerce Community Profiles)

town stats

Elevation: 3,950 feet

County: Idaho

Zip Code: 83522

Median household income:

$34,167 (year 2000)

Median house value:

$79,500 (year 2000)

Class: City

Incorporation: 1901

Form of Government: Mayor-Council


Major Employers

St. Mary's Hospital and Clinic

Cottonwood Joint School District 242

Seubert's Excavators

(Heavy construction)

North Idaho Correctional Institution (prison)

Militec Defense Systems (manufacturing)

Pacific Cabinets

(wood products manufacturing)

The Cottonwood Joint School District 242 includes the communities of Ferdinand, Greencreek and Keuterville.

Publication date: 06/10/04

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