Cape Girardeau, MO
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri Info Snack

Population
39,566
Unemployment
4.4%
Poverty
23.0%
Median Home
$151,800
Median Income
$45,733
Median Rent
$794

Cape Girardeau SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Cape Girardeau, MO Crime Report

1,665
Total Crimes
4,154.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
67.74%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Cape Girardeau
/ 100k People
Missouri
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,665 4,154.5 3,133.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 233 581.4 495.0 366.7
Murder 6 15.0 9.3 5.0
Robbery 46 114.8 80.8 81.6
Aggravated Assault 157 391.7 357.4 250.2
Property Crime 1,432 3,573.1 2,638.7 2,109.9
Burglary 215 536.5 430.4 340.5
Larceny 1,145 2,857.0 1,865.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 72 179.7 343.3 219.9

Cape Girardeau, MO Cost Of Living

89
Cape Girardeau's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Cape Girardeau Missouri National Average
Overall 89 91 100
Services 91 96 100
Groceries 105 99 100
Health 92 99 100
Housing 73 78 100
Transportation 95 95 100
Utilities 101 98 100

Cape Girardeau, MO Photos

Cape Dec
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William Sebastian Stone
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Military Map Of Cape Girardeauc Mo
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Cape Girardeau Missouri
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Bill Barnes  Southern Campus
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Rankings for Cape Girardeau in Missouri

Map Of Cape Girardeau, MO

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Population over time in Cape Girardeau

Year Population % Change
2019 39,566 0.6%
2018 39,323 0.6%
2017 39,092 -0.3%
2016 39,200 0.6%
2015 38,959 0.8%
2014 38,665 1.0%
2013 38,296 0.8%
2012 37,982 0.7%
2011 37,702 0.8%
2010 37,410 -

Race / Ethnicity in Cape Girardeau

White
78.8% (31,169)
African American
12.8% (5,059)
American Indian
0.1% (42)
Asian
2.8% (1,100)
Hawaiian
0.0% (3)
Other
0.1% (22)
Two Or More
2.4% (963)
Hispanic
3.1% (1,208)
Race Cape Girardeau MO USA
White 78.8% 79.4% 60.7%
African American 12.8% 11.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 2.8% 2.0% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.1% 4.2% 18.0%

Gender in Cape Girardeau

Female
52.3% (20,677)
Male
47.7% (18,889)
Gender Cape Girardeau MO USA
Female 52.3% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Cape Girardeau for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,186)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (2,373)
High School / GED
27.0% (10,682)
Some College
24.0% (9,495)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (2,373)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (7,913)
Master's Degree
9.0% (3,560)
Professional Degree
2.0% (791)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (1,186)
Education Cape Girardeau MO USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Less than $10,000
9.2% (363,768)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (261,094)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.9% (508,964)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (401,104)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.7% (540,078)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (724,166)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.7% (464,368)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.5% (456,072)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (89,192)
$200,000 or more
3.7% (147,789)
Income Cape Girardeau MO USA
Less than $10,000 9.2% 6.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 4.6% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.9% 10.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 10.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.7% 14.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 18.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.7% 12.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.5% 13.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.7% 4.8% 7.7%

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