Cooper County, Missouri Population 2022

Cooper County, Missouri's estimated population is 17,003 with a growth rate of -0.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cooper County, Missouri is the 63rd largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 17,601 and has seen a growth of -3.40% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18206,9590.00%
18306,904-55-0.79%
184010,4843,58051.85%
185012,9502,46623.52%
186017,3564,40634.02%
187020,6923,33619.22%
188021,5969044.37%
189022,7071,1115.14%
190022,532-175-0.77%
191020,311-2,221-9.86%
192019,308-1,003-4.94%
193019,5222141.11%
194018,075-1,447-7.41%
195016,608-1,467-8.12%
196015,448-1,160-6.98%
197014,732-716-4.63%
198014,643-89-0.60%
199014,8351921.31%
201017,6012,76618.65%
201117,551-50-0.28%
201217,501-50-0.28%
201317,451-50-0.29%
201417,401-50-0.29%
201517,351-50-0.29%
201617,301-50-0.29%
201717,251-50-0.29%
201817,201-50-0.29%
201917,151-50-0.29%
202017,103-48-0.28%
202117,053-50-0.29%
202217,003-50-0.29%
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Cooper County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,52888.62%
Black or African American1,0245.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native860.49%
Asian710.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.21%
Some Other Race590.34%
Two or More Races7184.10%
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Cooper County, Missouri Population by Race

Cooper County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Cooper County, Missouri Median Age

38.8


Total

37.4


Male

41


Female

Cooper County, Missouri Adults

There are 13,683 adults, (3,116 of whom are seniors) in Cooper County, Missouri.

Cooper County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cooper County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

8,526

48.66%

Male

8,996

51.34%

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
Married89.1%10.9%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family60.9%39.1%
Female56.2%43.8%
Male54.5%45.5%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cooper County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3422.5274.3
Married3,2163.1289.1
Male2573.554.5
Female8783.0956.2
Non Family1,9911.1760.9

3.04

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Cooper County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3793.16%
9th to 12th Grade9748.11%
High School Graduate4,37836.47%
Some College2,39819.98%
Associates Degree1,1929.93%
Bachelors Degree1,80815.06%
Graduate Degree8757.29%
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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
Native American777028
Hispanic11910535
2+ Races21017258
Asian594416
White10,7779,7082,501
Other Race48487
Black77255557

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 36.36%.

Cooper County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,611$40,302$33,364
Less Than 9th Grade$21,151$22,383$18,646
High School Graduate$30,786$32,804$26,006
Some College$36,521$44,430$34,122
Bachelors Degree$45,332$61,050$38,475
Graduate Degree$50,872$59,722$48,636

$35,611

Average Earnings

$40,302

Average Male

$33,364

Average Female

Cooper County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cooper County, Missouri Language by Age

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Cooper County, Missouri Language

97.40% of Cooper County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Cooper County, Missouri Language

Cooper County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native833440.96%
Hispanic3318525.68%
Multiple70912517.63%
Black5108015.69%
White14,3721,75312.20%
Asian60711.67%
OtherNaN%

12.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.26%

Male Poverty Rate

12.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cooper County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cooper County, Missouri is Native, with 40.96% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.27%.

Cooper County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.51%
High School10.52%
Some College12.35%
Bachelors or Greater5.75%

Cooper County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.29%
Male Unemployed16.33%
Female Employed6.00%
Female Unemployed79.23%

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$53,003$64,971
Families$65,798$76,179
Married Families$78,366-
Non Families$28,859$37,045
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Income by Household Type

Cooper County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

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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1,298

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War215
First Gulf War294
Vietnam556
Korea73
World War II26

Cooper County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3490
35 to 54334
55 to 64232
65 to 74402
75+240

Cooper County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1999.87%
Black667.07%
Native American45.00%
2+ Races297.57%
Hispanic94.25%

Cooper County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Cooper County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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6.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cooper County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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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77.87%

Born in Cooper County, Missouri

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.16% of Cooper County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 77.87% having been born in Missouri. 0.38% 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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