Cowgill, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 183 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -25.9%
Males: 82  (44.8%)
Females: 101  (55.2%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 64637.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,456 (it was $21,563 in 2000)
Cowgill:

$30,456
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,769 (it was $11,356 in 2000)

Cowgill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $52,293 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Cowgill:

$52,293
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $48,545; detached houses: $51,681; mobile homes: $19,121

Median gross rent in 2017: $443.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cowgill: 74.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.5%
(35.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Cowgill, MO (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Cowgill, Missouri as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cowgill is 21 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (39.3%), American (17.9%), English (3.6%), European (3.6%), German (3.6%), French (1.8%).

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   (low).

Cowgill, Missouri map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Missouri:

2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $582 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $412 (1.2%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Cowgill, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cowgill, MO in 2017
Cowgill satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Missouri:

3.9%
Most common industries in Cowgill, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Repair & maintenance (9.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Food (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Repair & maintenance (15.8%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.5%)
  • Food (8.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (19.4%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (13.9%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Apparel (5.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Cowgill, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (21.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (17.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (22.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (8.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)

Average climate in Cowgill, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.5. This is about average.

City:

77.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

33.3

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 Cowgill 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 the city 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 the city 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 (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 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:

  • COWGILL ELEM. (Students: 30, Location: 341 E 6TH ST, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Cowgill

Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Cowgill:

Marital status in Cowgill, MO
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 21.9%

For population 25 years and over in Cowgill:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 48.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Missouri average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cowgill, MO (based on Caldwell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.5%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Caldwell County:

23.1%
Missouri:

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 and Unallocable 0$0 2$80
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$125
Totals for Government 0$0 9$255

6.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,242 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clinton County, MO  1.13% ($39,833 average AGI)
to Clay County, MO  0.85% ($41,556)
to Ray County, MO  0.66% ($36,762)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.3mTotal length
  • $173,000Total costs
  • 251Total average daily traffic
  • 25Total average daily truck traffic
  • 302Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast 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:

2
  • 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
  • Call Sign: KE0JDX, Licensee ID: L02026710, Grant Date: 05/17/2016, Expiration Date: 05/17/2026, Certifier: Jerry Burchett, Registrant: Jerry Burchett, 6968 Shoal Sta Dr, Cowgill, MO 64637

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 6. The highest number of fires - 23 took place in 2009, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Cowgill, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (72.4%), and Structure Fires (21.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cowgill, MO
    • 7672.4%Outside Fires
    • 2221.0%Structure Fires
    • 54.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cowgill, MO
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cowgill, MO
  • 52.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 39.1%Electricity
  • 6.5%Wood
  • 2.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cowgill, MO
  • 73.1%Electricity
  • 23.1%No fuel used
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Cowgill compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 significantly below 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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