Cooter, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 446 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 
Males: 223  (50.0%)
Females: 223  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63839.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,777 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Cooter:

$40,777
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,247 (it was $13,267 in 2000)

Cooter city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $41,807 (it was $34,600 in 2000)
Cooter:

$41,807
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $51,188; Detached houses: $68,582; Mobile homes: $16,969

Median gross rent in 2013: $522.

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  • Races in Cooter, MO (2010)

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    • 45797.4%White alone
    • 91.9%Black alone
    • 20.4%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Two or more races

Races in Cooter detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cooter: 75.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (28.6%), English (11.0%), Irish (11.0%), German (5.8%), Dutch (4.9%), Scottish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1964

Elevation: 258 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,513 people per square mile   (low).

Cooter, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Cooter:

  • High school or higher: 63.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cooter city:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $379 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $531 (1.4%)

Cooter satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (51.7 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (64.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (416.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Steele, MO (1.7 miles ), Holland, MO (1.9 miles ), Blytheville, AR (3.1 miles ), Gosnell, AR (3.2 miles ), Rives, MO (3.5 miles) , Caruthersville, MO (3.6 miles ), Hayti Heights, MO (3.6 miles ), Hayti, MO (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 36.05 N, Longitude: 89.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

Cooter household income distribution Cooter home values distribution

Crime rates in Cooter by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 002104201
per 100,000 0.00.0449.4226.20.0930.2477.30.0248.8
Burglaries 111015002
per 100,000 224.2225.7224.70.0227.31,162.80.00.0497.5
Thefts 021011000
per 100,000 0.0451.5224.70.0227.3232.60.00.00.0
Auto thefts 110001100
per 100,000 224.2225.70.00.00.0232.6238.70.00.0
Arson 000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0226.20.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.3) 35.054.0119.347.126.0307.4119.20.088.0

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Crime rate in Cooter detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Missouri average:

2.48
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.4%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-3.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Cooter: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cooter, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cooter-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Cooter city center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 8.3 miles away from the city center caused $30,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cooter-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 40.5 miles away from Cooter center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 3.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 197.3 miles away from Cooter center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pemiscot County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cooter topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cooter:

  • RIVER OAKS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; STEELE, MO)
  • FMCNA - BLYTHEVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; BLYTHEVILLE, AR)
  • GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; BLYTHEVILLE, AR)
  • BLYTHEVILLE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BLYTHEVILLE, AR)
  • HOME HEALTH PROFESSIONALS INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BLYTHEVILLE, AR)
  • KEITH ACRES (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BLYTHEVILLE, AR)
  • GOSNELL THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GOSNELL, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cooter:

  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 24 miles; Dyersburg, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,211)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 51 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 57 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Union University (about 60 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 62 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Rhodes College (about 63 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 64 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)

Public high school in Cooter:

  • COOTER HIGH (Students: 170, Location: MAIN ST, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Cooter:

  • COOTER ELEM. (Students: 141, Location: MAIN ST, Grades: KG-6)
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Notable location: Cooter Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Pemiscot County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 44.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.93
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.0%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Missouri average:

11.0

Cooter travel time to work - commute Cooter mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cooter city (based on Pemiscot County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,26545
Mainline Protestant9457
Black Protestant6985
Catholic2631
Other1-
None7,124-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Pemiscot County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Pemiscot County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Pemiscot County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pemiscot County:

31.6%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cooter:

45.0%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

37.3%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cooter:

24.3%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.2%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.7%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

49.7%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Cooter:

74.5%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cooter, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dunklin County, MO  0.84% ($24,958 average AGI)
from Mississippi County, AR  0.72% ($39,195)
from New Madrid County, MO  0.42% ($31,417)


6.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,035 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dunklin County, MO  1.34% ($24,987 average AGI)
to Mississippi County, AR  0.73% ($27,738)
to New Madrid County, MO  0.45% ($27,038)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cooter:

  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KCRV (1370 AM; 1 kW; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cooter:

  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAMJ (93.9 FM; GOSNELL, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KHLS (96.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WKNQ (90.7 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMS. FOUNDATION)
  • KCRV-FM (105.1 FM; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • W205BN (88.9 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KBCM (88.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • KQDD (107.3 FM; OSCEOLA, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WAPO (90.5 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAUV (89.7 FM; RIPLEY, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKVZ (94.9 FM; RIPLEY, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KAUF (89.9 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W202BG (88.3 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cooter:

  • WDYR-CA (Channel 33; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Cooter fatal accident list:

Sep 21, 1983 11:30 PM, E, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 14m46ftTotal length
  • 17,671Total average daily traffic
  • 6,930Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,880Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MOBILES, Lat: 36.046611 Lon: -89.809611, Call Sign: WQUV299
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.660 MHzGrant Date: 10/22/2014, Expiration Date: 10/22/2024, Certifier: Bobby NorthcuttRegistrant: Aerowave Technologies, 129 Mustang Creek Dr, Waxahachie, TX 75165, Phone: (214) 222-2376, Fax: (888) 677-8858, Email:

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cooter and their reported violations in the past:

COOTER (Population served: 440, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Most common first names in Cooter, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1169.6 years
William1070.8 years
John665.0 years
Mary668.7 years
Robert562.8 years
Jessie473.8 years
Lawrence471.5 years
Pearl476.0 years
Thomas471.0 years
Charles359.6 years
Most common last names in Cooter, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Burns781.6 years
Boone569.6 years
Hinklin570.0 years
Anderson572.3 years
Ashcraft481.5 years
Alexander485.0 years
Hollins464.0 years
Jones473.2 years
Thomas472.0 years
Smith483.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Cooter compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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