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Blackwater, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Blackwater had a population of 163 as of July 1, 2017. Blackwater ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blackwater is located at latitude 38.9792 and longitude -92.992 in Cooper County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blackwater (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cooper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 630 feet.

The City of Blackwater (GNIS ID: 2394182) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Blackwater is located within Township of Blackwater, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cooper County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blackwater population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Blackwater, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 163
Daytime Population: Workers 50
Daytime Population: Residents 90
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 140
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 154
Population in Familes 135
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 498
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $60,000
Average Household Income $76,483
Per Capita Income $28,857


Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $167,857
Average Home Value $190,000


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.08% 0.12%
Households 0.0% 0.31%
Families 1.18% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Blackwater, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blackwater to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 792 23rd
Population Density # 715 31st
Diversity Index # 961 7th
Median Household Income # 157 85th
Per Capita Income # 171 84th

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