Cooper County MO Information


Cooper County Subdivisions

Cooper County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,800
Population in Households 16,267
Population in Familes 13,141
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,533
Population Density1 32
Diversity Index2 23


Median Household Income $48,115
Average Household Income $59,871
Per Capita Income $23,293


Total Housing Units 7,558 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,685 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,937 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 936 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $139,129
Average Home Value $172,540


Total Households 6,622
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 4,455
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.14% 0.25%
Households 0.13% 0.26%
Families 0.0% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.84%


Cooper County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cooper County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 62 47th
Population Density # 57 51st
Diversity Index # 35 70th
Median Household Income # 30 75th
Per Capita Income # 45 62nd

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