Cooper County, Missouri Population 2021

Cooper County, Missouri's estimated population is 17,875 with a growth rate of 0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cooper County, Missouri is the 63rd largest county inMissouri. The 2010 Population was 17,603 and has seen a growth of 1.55% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,875830.47%
202017,792830.47%
201917,709830.47%
201817,626-21-0.12%
201717,647-55-0.31%
201617,702880.50%
201517,614500.28%
201417,564-46-0.26%
201317,610730.42%
201217,537-17-0.10%
201117,554-49-0.28%
201017,6032,76818.66%
199014,8351921.31%
198014,643-89-0.60%
197014,732-716-4.63%
196015,448-1,160-6.98%
195016,608-1,467-8.12%
194018,075-1,447-7.41%
193019,5222141.11%
192019,308-1,003-4.94%
191020,311-2,221-9.86%
190022,532-175-0.77%
189022,7071,1115.14%
188021,5969044.37%
187020,6923,33619.22%
186017,3564,40634.02%
185012,9502,46623.52%
184010,4843,58051.85%
18306,904-55-0.79%
18206,9590.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.47% (83)
County Website
Founded
December 17, 1818
County Seat
2010 Population
17,603
Growth Since 2010
1.55% (272)
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Cooper County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,67588.76%
Black or African American1,0295.83%
Two or More Races6453.65%
Some Other Race1120.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native860.49%
Asian800.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.19%
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Cooper County, Missouri Population by Race

Cooper County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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Cooper County, Missouri Median Age

38.7


Total

36.8


Male

41.6


Female

Cooper County, Missouri Adults

There are 13,828 adults, (3,037 of whom are seniors) in Cooper County, Missouri.

Cooper County, Missouri Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cooper County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

8,380

47.45%

Male

9,280

52.55%

Cooper County, Missouri Population by Age

Cooper County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cooper County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male53.4%46.6%
Female53.5%46.5%
Non Family59%41%
All72.6%27.4%
Married87.3%12.7%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cooper County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3972.5172.6
Married3,2453.1387.3
Non Family2,2191.1659
Female7013.4753.5
Male2323.853.4

3.12

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Cooper County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3683.01%
9th to 12th Grade1,0128.29%
High School Graduate4,58337.54%
Some College2,51220.58%
Associates Degree1,0298.43%
Bachelors Degree1,85815.22%
Graduate Degree8466.93%
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Cooper County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cooper County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,8389,7422,529
Black83560066
2+ Races23121822
Hispanic18116453
Other Race828216
Native American746925
Asian634420

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 33.78%.

Cooper County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,196$38,555$32,474
Less Than 9th Grade$22,100$23,068$19,893
High School Graduate$30,105$32,384$25,469
Some College$35,808$43,117$32,606
Bachelors Degree$46,550$62,366$37,292
Graduate Degree$46,346$51,000$45,000

$35,196

Average Earnings

$38,555

Average Male

$32,474

Average Female

Cooper County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cooper County, Missouri Language by Age

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Cooper County, Missouri Language

97.18% of Cooper County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Cooper County, Missouri Language

Cooper County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,5031,65311.40%
Multiple58311720.07%
Black47511323.79%
Hispanic3305717.27%
Native842529.76%
Asian671014.93%

12.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.20%

Male Poverty Rate

11.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cooper County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cooper County, Missouri is Native, with 29.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cooper County, Missouri is White, with 11.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.25%.

Cooper County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.27%
High School10.99%
Some College10.56%
Bachelors or Greater5.05%

Cooper County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed48.44%
Male Unemployed17.54%
Male Employed6.07%
Female Employed5.63%

Cooper County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cooper County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,735$63,688
Families$65,305$76,115
Married Families$74,497-
Non Families$29,182$36,405
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Income by Household Type

Cooper County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Cooper County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Cooper County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cooper County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Cooper County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,238

Number of Veterans

1,156

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam475
First Gulf War272
Second Gulf War184
Korea104
World War II35

Cooper County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74337
35 to 54304
75+263
55 to 64231
18 to 34103

Cooper County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1739.55%
Black576.06%
2+ Races51.40%
Native American33.90%

Cooper County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Cooper County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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7.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cooper County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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56.4%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cooper County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Cooper County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Cooper County, Missouri Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.64%

Born in Cooper County, Missouri

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.00% of Cooper County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 77.64% having been born in Missouri. 0.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cooper County, Missouri Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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