Cowgill, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 182 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -26.3%
Males: 83  (45.7%)
Females: 99  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  33.7 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 64637.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,062 (it was $21,563 in 2000)
Cowgill:

$22,062
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,766 (it was $11,356 in 2000)

Cowgill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $39,668 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Cowgill:

$39,668
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $45,897; Detached houses: $50,090; Mobile homes: $13,635

Median gross rent in 2013: $439.

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  • Races in Cowgill, MO (2010)

    Cowgill races chart
    • 17995.2%White alone
    • 63.2%Hispanic
    • 10.5%Black alone
    • 10.5%Asian alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cowgill: 76.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.5%), German (16.7%), United States (15.2%), English (8.7%), French (5.8%), Welsh (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 965 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 782 people per square mile   (low).

Cowgill, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Cowgill:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 48.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cowgill city:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 16.0%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Cowgill, Missouri as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Cowgill to the number of sex offenders is 31 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $518 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $405 (1.2%)

Cowgill satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-2.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Cowgill, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cowgill-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 65% 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 near Missouri state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 333.5 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 290.0 miles away from Cowgill center
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) earthquake occurred 304.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 327.8 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 335.5 miles away from Cowgill center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 348.8 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 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: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cowgill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cowgill:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cowgill:

  • Grantham University (about 45 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 48 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 48 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 50 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Rockhurst University (about 51 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 51 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 54 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)

Public elementary/middle school in Cowgill:

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 41.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.0
U.S.:

32.0

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

CALDWELL CO PWSD 1 (Population served: 480, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-26-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In OCT-22-2012, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2012)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2011)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 37.5%
(37.2% 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

Cowgill compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above 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 below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)
  • No fuel used (8%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,57119
Mainline Protestant1,3399
Other1821
Catholic1041
None5,228-
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: 3
Caldwell County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Caldwell County:

30.5%
Missouri:

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

23.1%
State:

13.5%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$50
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$125
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$80
Totals for Government 0$0 9$255

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

  • Construction - General: $3,000 ($16.48)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($5.49)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $10,000 ($54.95)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($43.96)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($21.98)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($5.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($60.44)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($10.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($49.45)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $7,000 ($38.46)
    Property: $6,000 ($32.97)
    NEC: $3,000 ($16.48)
    Total General Sales: $2,000 ($10.99)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $22,000 ($120.88)

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
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 Clinton County, MO  0.78% ($29,240 average AGI)
from Clay County, MO  0.53% ($46,824)
from Daviess County, MO  0.47% ($27,267)


7.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
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 Clay County, MO  1.17% ($29,500 average AGI)
to Clinton County, MO  0.86% ($28,750)
to Jackson County, MO  0.68% ($25,318)

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:

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  • 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:

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  • 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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