For population 25 years and over in Cooper:
For population 15 years and over in Cooper city:
31 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $920 (2.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (52.9 miles , pop. 81,381).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (63.5 miles , pop. 215,768).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (75.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Tira, TX (2.8 miles ), Pecan Gap, TX (3.2 miles ), North Hopkins-Sulphur Bluff, TX (3.4 miles ), Roxton, TX (3.5 miles ), Biardstown, TX (3.9 miles ), Commerce, TX (3.9 miles ), Howland, TX (3.9 miles ), Ladonia, TX (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.37 N, Longitude: 95.69 W
Area code: 903
Population change in the 1990s: -143 (-6.2%).
Work and jobs in Cooper: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Cooper, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cooper-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 226% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Cooper city center killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/13/1981, a category F4 tornado 27.5 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Cooper-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.7 miles away from Cooper center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from Cooper center
On 6/1/1995 at 04:49:29, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Delta County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Alice Lon - Singer, Ron Morris (American football) - Football player.
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Public high school in Cooper:
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Library in Cooper:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Cooper and their reported violations in the past:CHARLESTON WSC (Population served: 1500, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 29.7%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.5% for Black residents, 57.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 48.3% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
86 people in nursing homes in 2000
16 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Cooper compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Cooper (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Cooper (based on Delta County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.50%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
10.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,900 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
10.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,802 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Cooper fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cooper)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cooper)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Cooper, TX
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.