Cooper County


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Cooper County, Missouri

200 Main St
Boonville, MO 65233
Phone: (660) 882-2114
Fax: (660) 882-5645

In central MO, west of Columbia; organized Dec 17, 1818 (prior to statehood) from Howard County. Name Origin: For Sarshel Cooper (?-1814), an early settler

Area (sq mi):: 570.22 (land 565.03; water 5.19) Population per square mile: 30.60
Population 2005: 17,294 State rank: 63 Population change: 2000-20005 3.70%; 1990-2000 12.40% Population 2000: 16,670 (White 88.60%; Black or African American 9.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,648; median household $35,313; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,513-$21,989
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Anheuser-Busch has nearly 200 Clydesdales in its herd, with about half of them at Warm Springs Ranch in Cooper County.
MICHIGAN: City of Lansing, Ingham County, five specimens (MWSU 16478, 16480, 16481, 16484, 16487); MISSOURI: Booneville, Cooper County, eight specimens (MWSU 18270-18277).
Anheuser-Busch has about 200 Clydesdales in its herd, with about half of them at Warm Springs Ranch in Cooper County.