Boonville Fast Facts:

Founded: 1839
Land Size: 7.3 square miles

Population

Cooper County Population (2010) - 17,601

Boonville Population (2010) - 8319

 
Employment Information
Unemployment Rate- Cooper County (2010) – 8.2%
State Minimum Wage- $7.25


Income

Median Household Income (Cooper, 2005) - $39, 548
Average Salary/Year (Cooper, 2006) - 26, 416
Average Wage/ Hour (Cooper, 2006) - $12.16


Race (2010)
White/ Caucasian Alone: 83.1%
African American Alone: 13.3%
Hispanic- 1.9%


Education (Cooper County 2000)
College Educated with degree- 13.7%
Some College, no degree- 22.8%
High School diploma or equivalent- 43.8%


Sources: United States Census 2000, 2010; Unites States Economic Census 2002; 2007 Missouri Kids Count; Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 2008; Missouri Economic Research and Information Center 2008; US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010; Bureau of Economic Analysis 2008