Cooter, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Cooter, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Cooter had a population of 441 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cooter: Coutre.

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


Total Population 441
Population in Households 441
Population in Familes 369
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,493
Diversity Index2 11


Median Household Income $41,659
Average Household Income $54,953
Per Capita Income $20,983


Total Housing Units 187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $73,370
Average Home Value $91,832


Total Households 164
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 118
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 -0.74% -1.07%
Households -0.78% -1.12%
Families -1.44% -1.22%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

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, 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 # 539 48th
Population Density # 168 84th
Diversity Index # 660 35th
Median Household Income # 603 42nd
Per Capita Income # 698 32nd

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