For population 25 years and over in Cosby:
For population 15 years and over in Cosby village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $500 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (11.1 miles , pop. 73,990).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (54.9 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (390.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Clarksdale, MO (2.8 miles ), Country Club, MO (2.9 miles ), Union Star, MO (3.0 miles ), Savannah, MO (3.1 miles ), Easton, MO (3.2 miles ), St. Joseph, MO (3.3 miles ), Amazonia, MO (3.4 miles ), Stewartsville, MO (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 39.86 N, Longitude: 94.68 W
Area code: 816
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+18.2%).
Average climate in Cosby, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cosby-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 192% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/29/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Cosby village center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused $300,000 in damages.
On 4/10/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the village center injured 11 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Cosby-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from Cosby center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Andrew County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ivan Schottel - Football player and coach.
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cosby:
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Public elementary/middle school in Cosby:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Cosby that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 1.0%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Cosby compared to Missouri state average:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Cosby (based on Andrew County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cosby government finances in 2002(per resident):
10.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,681 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:
9.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,642 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total costs: $153,000
Total average daily traffic: 25
Total average daily truck traffic: 2
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 29
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cosby, MO
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.