Cool Valley, Missouri

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Cool Valley, Missouri
City
Location of Cool Valley, Missouri
Location of Cool Valley, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°43′38″N 90°18′22″W / 38.72722°N 90.30611°W / 38.72722; -90.30611Coordinates: 38°43′38″N 90°18′22″W / 38.72722°N 90.30611°W / 38.72722; -90.30611
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Area[1]
 • Total 0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)
 • Land 0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 591 ft (180 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,196
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,194
 • Density 2,544.7/sq mi (982.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 29-16228[4]
GNIS feature ID 0755922[5]

Cool Valley is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States in Greater St. Louis. The population was 1,196 at the 2010 census.[6]

Geography[edit]

Cool Valley is located at 38°43′38″N 90°18′22″W / 38.72722°N 90.30611°W / 38.72722; -90.30611 (38.727150, -90.306109).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.47 square miles (1.22 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 1,492
1970 2,059 38.0%
1980 2,084 1.2%
1990 1,407 −32.5%
2000 1,081 −23.2%
2010 1,196 10.6%
Est. 2014 1,189 [8] −0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,196 people, 440 households, and 303 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,544.7 inhabitants per square mile (982.5/km2). There were 483 housing units at an average density of 1,027.7 per square mile (396.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 11.8% White, 84.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 440 households of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.9% were married couples living together, 31.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.1% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.34.

The median age in the city was 36.2 years. 28% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.7% were from 25 to 44; 28.6% were from 45 to 64; and 11.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.4% male and 54.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,081 people, 402 households, and 272 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,244.1 people per square mile (869.5/km²). There were 432 housing units at an average density of 896.8 per square mile (347.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 21.83% White, 76.13% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.28% from other races, and 1.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.37% of the population.

There were 402 households out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.6% were married couples living together, 24.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 84.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $42,727, and the median income for a family was $47,250. Males had a median income of $35,893 versus $23,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,847. About 10.1% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.9% of those under age 18 and 18.2% of those age 65 or over.

Police Services and Municipal Court[edit]

Cool Valley contracts police services from neighboring Normandy Police Department. [10]

For the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, Cool Valley has General Revenue of $1,259,770, $652,979 or 55% of which came from fines and fees collected by its Municipal Court. Using its population of 1,196 people from the 2010 Census, the Municipal Court collected $545.99 per person. [11]

Economy[edit]

Express Scripts has its headquarters in Cool Valley.[12] In 2007 Express Scripts opened its new world headquarters on the grounds of the University of Missouri–St. Louis. The company employs about 4,500 in the area, with most of its employees to be in a new 220,000-square-foot building. Two other buildings for employees also exist. The company plans expansion to add another 1,500 employees over the next five years contingent on state and local tax incentives, with the new building a $56 mil. project that could start later in 2013, and be completed by early 2015.[13]

Education[edit]

Ferguson-Florissant School District serves the city. Cool Valley Elementary School is in Cool Valley.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Cool Valley city, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  10. ^ http://www.cityofcoolvalley.com/index.php/departments/police-department
  11. ^ http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/with-court-revenue-facing-limits-budgets-look-tenuous-in-many/article_97ada24f-14b8-5737-b14d-e67da840b15f.html
  12. ^ "Welcome to the City of Cool Valley!" City of Cool Valley. Retrieved on December 2, 2009.
  13. ^ "Express Scripts plans to add 1,500 jobs in north St. Louis County". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. June 20, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Cool Valley Elementary." Ferguson-Florissant School District. Retrieved on June 13, 2009.

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