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Cooter High School
Location of Cooter, Missouri
|• Total||0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)|
|• Land||0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||262 ft (80 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,369.49/sq mi (528.27/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0716293|
According to Houck's History of Missouri the town of Cooter was named in 1854 for the Coutre family, early settlers to the area. The Coutres are believed to have emigrated from France in the mid-1700s to the Franco-American village of Ste. Genevieve Portell Coutre travelled inland westward, and in 1795 is listed in documents as being a merchant in the area of present-day Cooter.
Cooter is located at(36.045894, -89.810096).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 469 people, 175 households, and 133 families living in the city. The population density was 1,563.3 inhabitants per square mile (603.6/km2). There were 191 housing units at an average density of 636.7 per square mile (245.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.87% White, 1.92% Black or African American, and 0.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.43% of the population.
There were 175 households, of which 45.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 19.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.0% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.05.
The median age in the city was 35.5 years. 28.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.1% were from 25 to 44; 22.9% were from 45 to 64; and 12.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
- Marvin Childers, member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Blytheville, Arkansas, from 2001 to 2006; lawyer and poultry industry lobbyist in Little Rock; reared on a diversified farm near Cooter
- Greg Razer, member of the Missouri Senate; former Deputy Regional Director for U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill
In Spanish: Cooter (Misuri) para niños
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