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Cooter, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Cooter had a population of 455 as of July 1, 2015. Cooter ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cooter is located at latitude 36.0467 and longitude -89.8092 in Pemiscot County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cooter (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pemiscot County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 262 feet.

The City of Cooter (GNIS ID: 2393630) 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 Cooter is located within Township of Cooter, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pemiscot County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cooter population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cooter: Coutre.

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Cooter, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 455
Population in Households 455
Population in Familes 384
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,541
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 171
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 124
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $126,923
Average Home Value $142,857


Median Household Income $50,831
Average Household Income $62,610
Per Capita Income $24,008
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.49%
Households -0.44% -0.47%
Families -1.33% -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Cooter, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cooter to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 532 49th
Population Density1 # 159 85th
Diversity Index2 # 632 38th
Median Household Income # 274 74th
Per Capita Income # 275 73rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.