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Population in 2012: 461 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.8%
 

Males: 222  (48.4%)
Females: 239  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  35.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 63839.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,851 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Cooter:

$37,851
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,806

Cooter city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,966 (it was $34,600 in 2000)
Cooter:

$52,966
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,100; Detached houses: $93,333; Mobile homes: $22,556

Median gross rent in 2012: $520.

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  • White alone - 457 (97.4%)
  • Black alone - 9 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cooter: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (30.6%), Irish (12.9%), English (7.4%), Scottish (6.5%), Dutch (5.2%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1964

Elevation: 258 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,564 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Cooter:

  • High school or higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cooter city:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cooter, Missouri as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cooter to the number of sex offenders is 461 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $533 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $411 (1.1%)

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

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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 100,000 224.2225.7224.70.0227.31162.80.00.0497.5
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 rate (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 July 2013:
Here:

9.9%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-3.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Cooter-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 216% 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 significantly above Missouri state average. It is 112% greater 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 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from Cooter center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 48.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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 (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; BLYTHEVILLE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cooter:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 51 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,301)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 57 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Union University (about 60 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 62 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)
  • Lane College (about 64 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 65 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 65 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,716)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.7. This is about average.
City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.70
U.S.:

9.59

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

COOTER (Population served: 451, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.1%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cooter, MO

Cooter compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cooter travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.69%
Here61.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA) The Wesleyan Church
Adherents70.0%7.6%4.8%3.0%2.8%
Congregations34.5%12.7%16.4%1.8%1.8%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%2.0%1.9%3.6%
Congregations5.5%5.5%7.3%1.8%12.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$2,259
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$408
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,183$14,1960$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$102
Totals for Government 1$1,183$14,19610$2,769


5.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Missouri average:

7.87%

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:
from Dunklin County, MO  0.83% ($22,271 average AGI)
from Mississippi County, AR  0.79% ($19,478)
from New Madrid County, MO  0.47% ($19,704)


6.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
Missouri average:

7.66%

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:
to Dunklin County, MO  1.07% ($18,460 average AGI)
to Mississippi County, AR  0.85% ($28,380)
to Dyer County, TN  0.51% ($67,300)

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
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 15,260
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,951
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 28,231


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
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