cape girardeau Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 910 4.4 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 6,073 29.3 % 32.6 %
Some College 5,535 26.7 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 4,981 24.0 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 3,247 15.7 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 18,402 88.7 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 7,157 34.5 % 34.5 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 38,959 - -
19 years old and under 9,344 24.0 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 14,692 37.7 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 8,933 22.9 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 5,990 15.4 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 34,870 98.2 % 84.6 %
Spanish 493 1.4 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 162 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 6,417 41.1 % 33.5 %
Married 6,566 42.1 % 50.5 %
Separated 519 3.3 % 2.6 %
Divorced 2,101 13.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 17,403 - -
Occupied Housing Units 15,462 88.8 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,941 11.2 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 10,653 61.2 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 498 2.9 % 5.8 %
2-Units 698 4.0 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 934 5.4 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 2,020 11.6 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 1,140 6.6 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 879 5.1 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 581 3.3 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 1,810 10.4 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 2,463 14.2 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 3,243 18.6 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 3,287 18.9 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 3,409 19.6 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,385 8.0 % 13.0 %
Electric 7,888 45.3 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 17 0.1 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 7,226 41.5 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 196 1.1 % 4.1 %
Wood 71 0.4 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 26 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 38 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 31,264 82.2 % 75.5 %
African-American 5,466 14.4 % 13.1 %
Native American 130 0.3 % 0.8 %
Asian 893 2.3 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 284 0.7 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 40,107 55,775
Median Family Income 56,667 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 23,503 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 58.06 %
  • Temperature 78.44 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.76 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 2
    [CDD] 5.1
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
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Unemployment Information
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