cape girardeau Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 729 3.5 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 6,171 29.4 % 32.2 %
Some College 5,903 28.2 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 4,979 23.7 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 3,186 15.2 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 18,934 90.3 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 7,150 34.1 % 34.1 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 39,200 - -
19 years old and under 9,293 23.7 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 15,060 38.4 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 8,771 22.4 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 6,076 15.5 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 35,336 98.3 % 84.4 %
Spanish 370 1.0 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 253 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 6,327 40.4 % 33.6 %
Married 6,696 42.7 % 50.4 %
Separated 332 2.1 % 2.5 %
Divorced 2,325 14.8 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 17,349 - -
Occupied Housing Units 15,440 89.0 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,909 11.0 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 10,843 62.5 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 531 3.1 % 5.9 %
2-Units 779 4.5 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 766 4.4 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 1,981 11.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 1,144 6.6 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 736 4.2 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 569 3.3 % 6.2 %
Built 1990 to 1999 1,830 10.5 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 2,462 14.2 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,897 16.7 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,967 17.1 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 3,567 20.6 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,708 9.8 % 12.8 %
Electric 7,894 45.5 % 33.9 %
Oil / Kerosene 7 0.0 % 4.2 %
Natural Gas 7,190 41.4 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 189 1.1 % 4.1 %
Wood 79 0.5 % 1.6 %
Other Fuel 29 0.2 % 0.4 %
None 52 0.3 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 31,715 82.9 % 75.1 %
African-American 5,271 13.8 % 13.1 %
Native American 141 0.4 % 0.9 %
Asian 914 2.4 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 199 0.5 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 41,673 57,617
Median Family Income 58,997 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 24,015 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 66.67 %
  • Temperature 88.04 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.15 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.03
    [CDD] 11.98

Earthquakes

Magnitude Probability
5.0 1.10 %
6.0 0.78 %
7.0 0.42 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Low Risk Area

Public Information

Unemployment Information

Data sourced by HomeFacts.com