Cooter School District, Missouri

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Cooter R-IV School District is a school district that serves Pemiscot County, Missouri.

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Cooter School District is located in Pemiscot County, Missouri
Cooter School District is a school district in Pemiscot County, Missouri. The county seat of Pemiscot County is Caruthersville. The population of Pemiscot County was 18,111 according to the 2010 United States Census.[1]


Pemiscot County underperformed in comparison to the rest of Missouri in terms of higher education achievement in 2011. The United States Census Bureau found that 10.9% of Pemiscot County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a Bachelor's degree compared to 25.8% for Missouri as a whole. The median household income in Pemiscot County was $30,194 compared to $47,333 for the state of Missouri. The poverty rate in Pemiscot County was 29.6% compared to 15.0% for the entire state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2012[1]
Race Pemiscot County (%) Missouri (%)
White 71.1 83.9
Black or African American 26.9 11.7
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.4 0.5
Asian 0.3 1.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0 0.1
Two or More Races 1.3 2.0
Hispanic or Latino 2.3 3.7

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