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Cooper is a township in Montour County, in the Bloomsburg-Berwick metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Cooper. For links to other places called Cooper, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Cooper is 40.966N. The longitude is -76.566W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 604 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 966.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cooper demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montour County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17820 ZIP code.
36% of Cooper residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cooper ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cooper was $18,813, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Cooper residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cooper, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $371. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $894.
Montour County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cooper political report.
The average commute time for Cooper workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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