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Population in 2012: 183 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -25.9%
Males: 84  (45.9%)
Females: 99  (54.1%)

Median resident age:  39.0 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64637.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,512 (it was $21,563 in 2000)
Cowgill:

$33,512
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,478

Cowgill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,820 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Cowgill:

$50,820
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $67,735; Detached houses: $75,239; Mobile homes: $20,571

Median gross rent in 2012: $775.

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  • White alone - 179 (95.2%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (3.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cowgill: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (30.5%), German (19.5%), United States (11.0%), English (7.6%), French (5.9%), Welsh (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 965 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 786 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Cowgill:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 48.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cowgill city:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Cowgill, Missouri as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cowgill to the number of sex offenders is 37 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $425 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $370 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Independence, MO (42.1 miles , pop. 113,288).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (47.6 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (363.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Polo, MO (2.5 miles ), Braymer, MO (2.7 miles ), Kingston, MO (2.9 miles ), Elmira, MO (3.6 miles) , Hamilton, MO (3.6 miles ), Ludlow, MO (3.7 miles ), Breckenridge, MO (3.9 miles ), Rayville, MO (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.56 N, Longitude: 93.93 W

Area code: 660

Cowgill household income distribution Cowgill home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-2.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (36%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (21%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (18%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (22%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Cowgill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 145% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Cowgill city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1977, a category F4 tornado 17.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cowgill-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from Cowgill center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.3 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 75.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from Cowgill center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caldwell County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Cowgill:

  • HILL CREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HAMILTON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cowgill:

  • Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (about 40 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,138)
  • Grantham University (about 45 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 48 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,088)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 51 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 54 miles; Lees Summit, MO; FT enrollment: 2,917)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 54 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 57 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 7,698)

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Notable location: Cowgill Town and Country Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Caldwell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.8%
(30.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.8%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cowgill, MO

Cowgill compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly 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


Cowgill travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

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Religion statistics for Cowgill city (based on Caldwell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.24%
Here59.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCommunity Church of Christ
Adherents44.6%23.9%7.8%7.2%3.7%
Congregations23.5%23.5%2.9%5.9%5.9%
NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristChristian UnionChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.2%3.0%2.3%2.0%2.3%
Congregations2.9%2.9%8.8%2.9%20.6%
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: 3
Caldwell County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Here:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Caldwell County:

8.9%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Caldwell County:

30.5%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

23.1%
Missouri:

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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$36
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$219
Totals for Government 0$0 7$255

Cowgill government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $3,000 ($16.39)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($5.46)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $10,000 ($54.64)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($43.72)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($21.86)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($5.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($60.11)

Cowgill government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($10.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($49.18)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $7,000 ($38.25)
    Property: $6,000 ($32.79)
    NEC: $3,000 ($16.39)
    Total General Sales: $2,000 ($10.93)

Cowgill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $22,000 ($120.22)

7.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,611 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
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 Clay County, MO  1.20% ($54,711 average AGI)
from Clinton County, MO  0.85% ($26,111)
from Jackson County, MO  0.63% ($40,800)


7.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
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 Clay County, MO  1.17% ($32,432 average AGI)
to Clinton County, MO  1.08% ($29,441)
to Ray County, MO  0.57% ($41,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cowgill:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cowgill:

  • KMZU (100.7 FM; CARROLLTON, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KAYX (92.5 FM; RICHMOND, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KRLI (103.9 FM; MALTA BEND, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRNW (88.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGOZ (101.7 FM; GALLATIN, MO; Owner: PAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCHI-FM (98.5 FM; CHILLICOTHE, MO; Owner: DANIEL D. LEATHERMAN)
  • KKWK (100.1 FM; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cowgill:

  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Route 1 (Lat: 39.558333 Lon: -93.917444), Call Sign: WXD361, Licensee ID: L00034302
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/12/1998, Expiration Date: 04/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2003
    Registrant: Cramer Farms Inc, 6294 Se Glassville Dr, Cowgill, MO 64637

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0YZV, Previous Call Sign: KB6MBD
    Grant Date: 11/22/1996, Expiration Date: 11/22/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/25/2008
    Registrant: Frank D Fish, 3200 State Rt F, Cowgill, MO 64637

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: NAVION NAVION B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING GO-435C&D SER (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5242K , Serial Number: NAV-4-2142B, Year manufactured: 1950
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Roger J Richie, 3316 Se Crab Apple Rd, Cowgill, MO 64637, Other Owners: Rhonda Richie


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Cowgill, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1181.5 years
George779.2 years
Ruby683.1 years
Mary679.7 years
William681.9 years
Thomas668.5 years
James676.5 years
Fred581.2 years
Charles579.0 years
Lloyd477.0 years
Most common last names in Cowgill, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Frazier782.2 years
Smith677.5 years
Basham677.0 years
Bowers584.7 years
Farmer576.9 years
Bryant579.6 years
Burns581.2 years
Stephens484.2 years
Lile478.8 years
Rodgers477.0 years

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