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Cooper, Texas (TX) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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32.8% of Cooper, TX residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 58.5% greater than the poverty level of 13.6% across the entire state of Texas. Taking into account residents not living in families, 28.9% of high school graduates and 53.3% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 27.1% among disabled males and 26.5% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 53.0%. For comparison, it was 29.7% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Cooper, TX

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
Cooper:

32.8%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
Cooper:

8.2%
Whole state:

6.0%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Cooper:

27.1%
Texas:

17.6%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 27.4% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Cooper:

39.5%
Texas:

26.0%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Cooper:

26.5%
Texas:

21.9%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 32.9% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Cooper:

34.6%
Texas:

25.4%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

53.0%
Residents above poverty level:

29.7%

Poverty by age in Cooper, TX

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Cooper
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Cooper,TX (percentage below poverty level)
  • 38.9%Under 5 years
  • 33.3%5 years
  • 66.1%6 to 11 years
  • 15.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 16.4%18 to 24 years
  • 42.2%25 to 34 years
  • 11.8%35 to 44 years
  • 30.5%45 to 54 years
  • 31.1%55 to 64 years
  • 7.0%65 to 74 years
  • 9.3%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Cooper
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Cooper,TX (percentage below poverty level)
  • 65.0%Under 5 years
  • 72.0%6 to 11 years
  • 59.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 100.0%16 and 17 years
  • 21.0%18 to 24 years
  • 30.0%25 to 34 years
  • 60.0%35 to 44 years
  • 21.0%45 to 54 years
  • 18.0%55 to 64 years
  • 9.0%65 to 74 years
  • 15.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Cooper, TX
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Cooper,TX (% below half of poverty level)
  • 14.5%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 11.1%6 to 11 years
  • 24.7%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 6.6%16 and 17 years
  • 2.5%18 to 24 years
  • 10.9%25 to 34 years
  • 5.7%35 to 44 years
  • 11.2%45 to 54 years
  • 7.6%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Cooper, TX

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Cooper, TX
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Cooper, TX (%)
  • 25.9%White
  • 55.8%Black
  • 0.0%American Indian
  • 0.0%Asian
  • 0.0%Other race
  • 0.0%2+ races
  • 40.3%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Cooper, TX
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Cooper, TX (absolute numbers)
  • 367White
  • 249Black
  • 0American Indian
  • 0Asian
  • 0Other race
  • 02+ races
  • 56Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 31.5%Below poverty level
  • 68.5%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 11.1%Below poverty level
  • 88.9%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Cooper, TX

Children below poverty level:
Cooper, Texas:

55.7%
State:

18.9%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Cooper:

28.9%
Texas:

18.5%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Cooper:

53.3%
Texas:

45.2%
Poor families by family type
  • 52.3%Married-couple family
  • 3.5%Male, no wife present
  • 44.2%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Cooper not in families by work experience
  • 3.0%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 12.6%Worked part-time
  • 84.4%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 13.7%One full-time, other part-time
  • 31.4%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 27.5%Both worked part-time
  • 9.8%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 17.6%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 3.7%1995 to 1998
  • 0.0%1990 to 1994
  • 12.8%1980 to 1989
  • 12.8%1970 to 1979
  • 11.0%1960 to 1969
  • 11.0%1950 to 1959
  • 24.8%1940 to 1949
  • 23.9%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 0.7%1999 to 2000
  • 6.3%1995 to 1998
  • 4.0%1990 to 1994
  • 13.6%1980 to 1989
  • 21.0%1970 to 1979
  • 16.4%1960 to 1969
  • 8.4%1950 to 1959
  • 8.6%1940 to 1949
  • 21.0%1939 or earlier
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