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Cooper County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 17,769 (47% urban, 53% rural); it was 16,670 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,000
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,769
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,402
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,785 (it was 1,530 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

31%

Land area: 565 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Cooper County: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Cooper County, MO (2017)
    • 15,62093.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,1046.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5173.1%Two or more races
    • 3021.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 690.4%Asian alone
    • 460.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 250.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 240.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years
Males: 9,357  (52.7%)
Females: 8,412  (47.3%)
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Average household size:
Cooper County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,526 ($35,313 in 1999)
This county:

$48,526
Missouri:

$53,578

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $475 (lower quartile is $386, upper quartile is $605)
This county:

$475
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $139,750 (it was $77,500 in 2000)
Cooper:

$139,750
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,884 - $198,052
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $979
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $388

Institutionalized population: 1,518

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 27
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 121
  • Auto thefts: 7

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Thefts: 142
  • Auto thefts: 0
Cooper County, MO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2010: 42 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $213,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Cooper, MO residents
Average permit cost in Cooper, MO
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,132 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,003 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Cooper, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cooper, MO in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cooper, MO in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
Cooper County:

11.7%
Missouri:

13.4%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.5% for Black residents, 6.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.8% for American Indian residents, 6.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.0 years old
(Males: 35.4 years old, Females: 42.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.4 years old, Black residents: 30.9 years old, American Indian residents: 58.0 years old, Asian residents: 44.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.2 years old, Other race residents: 27.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cooper County is $388 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $505 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $674 a month.

Cities in this county include: Boonville, Pilot Grove, Otterville, Bunceton, Windsor Place, Prairie Home, Blackwater, Wooldridge.

Cooper 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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Neighboring counties: Anne Arundel County, Maryland , Cole County , Franklin County, Kansas , Jackson County, Indiana , Jefferson County, Kansas , Lawrence County, Ohio , Winchester city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Missouri:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Cooper, MO
County total employment by year in Cooper, MO
County average yearly wages by year in Cooper, MO

Current college students: 738
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 190 (44.6% naturalized citizens)

Cooper County:

1.1%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 342010 or later
  • 682000 to 2009
  • 391990 to 1999
  • 211980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 51Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.0%

Cooper County marital status for males Cooper County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,148
  • One, attached: 171
  • Two: 312
  • 3 or 4: 197
  • 5 to 9: 162
  • 10 to 19: 85
  • 20 to 49: 26
  • 50 or more: 22
  • Mobile homes: 454
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Cooper County with a mortgage: 2,738 (25 second mortgage, 192 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,929

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cooper County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,12332
Catholic2,1174
Mainline Protestant1,93212
Black Protestant2242
Other1573
None8,048-
Cooper County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Cooper County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Cooper County:

8.54 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cooper County:

9.0%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Cooper County:

30.2%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Cooper County:

Average size of farms: 318 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $51,243
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $136.05
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 56.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,407
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 51.22%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.01%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $48,610
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.45
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.45%
Corn for grain: 39351 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 19093 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 60275 harvested acres
Vegetables: 69 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 115 acres

Earthquake activity:

Cooper County-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 267.1 miles away from Cooper County 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 213.0 miles away from the county 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 227.4 miles away from the county 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 265.0 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 261.1 miles away from Cooper County 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 278.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3374: January 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 3374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3325: June 30, 2011, FEMA Id: 3325, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Missouri Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4012: August 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 4012, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1961: March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2006 to March 13, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1631: March 16, 2006, FEMA Id: 1631, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3232: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1463: May 06, 2003, FEMA Id: 1463, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Cooper County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cooper

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,087 (83.6%)
  • Carpooled: 468 (7.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 66 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 174 (2.9%)
  • Worked at home: 293 (4.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (25%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (11%)
  • Indonesia (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Liberia (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cooper County


  • German (33%)
  • American (19%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Cooper County, Missouri in 2000:

  • 1,640 people in state prisons
  • 224 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 59 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Cooper County, Missouri in 2010:

  • 1,282 people in state prisons
  • 210 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,967.

7.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,712 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.92% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($30,577 average AGI)
1.13% relocated from other states ($8,137 average AGI)
Cooper County:

1.13%
Missouri average:

2.68%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Boone County, MO  1.95% ($34,876 average AGI)
from Howard County, MO  0.79% ($38,204)
from Pettis County, MO  0.44% ($27,259)
from Moniteau County, MO  0.39% ($31,208)
from Saline County, MO  0.37% ($34,304)


7.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.53% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($25,322 average AGI)
1.58% relocated to other states ($7,279 average AGI)
Cooper County:

1.58%
Missouri average:

2.80%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Boone County, MO  1.58% ($29,010 average AGI)
to Howard County, MO  0.58% ($29,417)
to Pettis County, MO  0.52% ($33,344)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Cooper County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Cooper County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cooper County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cooper County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Cooper County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cooper County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cooper County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cooper County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Cooper County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,083 (2,512 aged, 571 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 350 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Cooper County, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Cardiac arrhythmia, unspecified (237)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (213)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (199)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (170)
  • Unspecified dementia (131)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (127)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (103)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (96)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (86)
  • Congestive heart failure (76)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.79
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,325
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 284
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,435

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,081
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,076
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 52

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 17

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,769
  • In family households: 13,350 (2,065 male householders, 2,157 female householders)
    3,286 spouses, 4,793 children (4,311 natural, 142 adopted, 339 stepchildren), 333 grandchildren, 118 brothers or sisters, 113 parents, 118 other relatives, 354 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,826 (1,017 male householders (871 living alone)), 1,349 female householders (1,155 living alone)), 449 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,579

Size of family households: 2,185 2-persons, 891 3-persons, 645 4-persons, 341 5-persons, 81 6-persons, 76 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,027 1-person, 311 2-persons, 26 3-persons.

2,454 married couples with children.
981 single-parent households (196 men, 785 women).

97.0% of residents of Cooper speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $93,304,000 ($5,406 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,733,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $40,296,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,446,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,325,000
Federal grants: $19,110,000
Federal procurement contracts: $945,000 ($205,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,182,000 ($66,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $94,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,640,000
Federal Government insurance: $17,234,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 989
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 919
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +565
Here:

+33 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cooper County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.62 millions of gallons per day (17% from ground, 83% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Cooper County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Cooper County, Missouri
  • 912014 or later
  • 1572010 to 2013
  • 1,0442000 to 2009
  • 1,1421990 to 1999
  • 6731980 to 1989
  • 1,0191970 to 1979
  • 9791960 to 1969
  • 5491950 to 1959
  • 4711940 to 1949
  • 1,4071939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cooper County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cooper County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cooper County, Missouri
  • 181 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 693 rooms
  • 4004 rooms
  • 9095 rooms
  • 9416 rooms
  • 7557 rooms
  • 6378 rooms
  • 9239+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cooper County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cooper County, Missouri
  • 81 room
  • 772 rooms
  • 2193 rooms
  • 5344 rooms
  • 4225 rooms
  • 3296 rooms
  • 1587 rooms
  • 818 rooms
  • 889+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cooper County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cooper County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cooper County, Missouri
  • 21no bedroom
  • 731 bedroom
  • 7522 bedrooms
  • 2,4973 bedrooms
  • 1,0804 bedrooms
  • 2405+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cooper County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cooper County, Missouri
  • 8no bedroom
  • 3321 bedroom
  • 7312 bedrooms
  • 7203 bedrooms
  • 1014 bedrooms
  • 405+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cooper County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cooper County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cooper County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 116no vehicle
  • 1,1451 vehicle
  • 1,9962 vehicles
  • 9443 vehicles
  • 3234 vehicles
  • 1395+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cooper County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cooper County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 152no vehicle
  • 1,0571 vehicle
  • 5462 vehicles
  • 1143 vehicles
  • 624 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

87.1% of Cooper County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Missouri.

Cooper County:

87.1%
State average:

84.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,733
  • Other state: 3,715
  • Northeast: 236
  • Midwest: 1,560
  • South: 1,124
  • West: 805
Year householders moved into unit in Cooper County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cooper County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 38.0%Utility gas
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 20.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.2%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 33.4%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 198
Here:

10.6%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 99
Here:

8.3%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 76
Here:

14.3%
Missouri:

23.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Cooper County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,725,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $893,000
    Central Staff Services: $792,000
    General - Other: $761,000
    Regular Highways: $635,000
    Police Protection: $583,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $554,000
    Financial Administration: $397,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $995,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $870,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $289,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $48,000
    Financial Administration: $38,000
    General - Other: $12,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,304,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,645,000
    Property: $1,309,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,844,000

Cooper County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,725,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $893,000
    Central Staff Services: $792,000
    General - Other: $761,000
    Regular Highways: $635,000
    Police Protection: $583,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $554,000
    Financial Administration: $397,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $995,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $870,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $289,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $48,000
    Financial Administration: $38,000
    General - Other: $12,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,304,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,645,000
    Property: $1,309,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,844,000

Cooper County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,725,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $893,000
    Central Staff Services: $792,000
    General - Other: $761,000
    Regular Highways: $635,000
    Police Protection: $583,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $554,000
    Financial Administration: $397,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $995,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $870,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $289,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $48,000
    Financial Administration: $38,000
    General - Other: $12,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,304,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,645,000
    Property: $1,309,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,844,000

Cooper County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,725,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $893,000
    Central Staff Services: $792,000
    General - Other: $761,000
    Regular Highways: $635,000
    Police Protection: $583,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $554,000
    Financial Administration: $397,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $995,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $870,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $289,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $48,000
    Financial Administration: $38,000
    General - Other: $12,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,304,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,645,000
    Property: $1,309,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,844,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 222
  • Number of aged recipients: 6
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 216
  • Number of recipients under 18: 35
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 160
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 27
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 95
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 91
Most common first names in Cooper County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17180.0 years
William14375.3 years
John13975.1 years
James9774.1 years
George8979.5 years
Robert8774.3 years
Charles7976.0 years
Helen6481.0 years
Henry5579.3 years
Anna5380.8 years
Most common last names in Cooper County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6979.1 years
Williams5375.3 years
Miller3976.3 years
Harris3680.3 years
Meyer3580.2 years
Jones3376.3 years
Brown2980.3 years
Jackson2976.2 years
Young2680.7 years
Thomas2677.8 years
Businesses in Cooper County, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Days Inn1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul2
Ford1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
Long John Silver's1