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Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metro Area


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2022 population: 98,275   ( 2,000 from 2010)
Land area: 1431.8 square miles
Population density: 68.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:83,227 84.69% 0.4%
Black:8,1358.28% 1.2%
Indian:3200.33% 19.0%
Asian:1,6401.67% 71.9%
2+ races:2,2962.34% 56.1%
Hispanic:2,6572.70% 53.7%
Total non-White:15,04815.31% 18.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,428 12.4
Deaths:2,91114.9
Net Migration: 1,0085.2
Net Immigration: 1881.0
Change in White population:-325 -0.3
Change in Non-White pop.:2,325 2.4




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
96,275
83,55286.78%
8,2308.55%
2690.28%
9540.99%
1,4711.53%
1,7291.80%
12,72313.22%

2000
90,312
80,60889.26%
6,9707.72%
3430.38%
5910.65%
9041.00%
8300.92%
9,70410.74%

1990
82,878
75,32490.89%
6,2987.60%
1670.20%
6110.74%
n/a
4780.58%
7,5549.11%

1980
81,402
74,66191.72%
5,9687.33%
880.11%
1710.21%
n/a
4400.54%
6,7418.28%

1970
70,185
65,05892.70%
4,8406.90%
400.06%
870.12%
n/a
1260.18%
5,127 7.30%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
11,012 12.2
8,7409.7
1,2081.3
3970.4
2,944 3.3
3,019 3.3
1990's
NumberRate
11,004 13.3
8,91210.8
4,1905.1
2310.3
5,284 6.4
2,150 2.6
1980's
NumberRate
11,389 14.0
8,184 10.1
-1,391 -1.7
n/a
663 0.8
813 1.0
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
7,645 10.9
n/a
9,603 13.7
1,614 2.3

Age, Family & Household Data for Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
38.2
20,840 21.2%
77,435 78.8%
17,280 17.6%
37,096
2.52
23,360 63.0%
18,844 80.7%
1,842 7.9%
13,736 37.0%

2010
NumberPercent
37.5
21,401 22.2%
74,874 77.8%
14,290 14.8%
38,024
2.41
24,971 65.7%
19,038 76.2%
2,573 10.3%
13,053 34.3%

2000
NumberPercent
35.9
21,697 24.0%
68,615 76.0%
12,805 14.2%
35,447
2.43
24,088 68.0%
19,506 81.0%
2,356 9.8%
11,359 32.0%

1990
NumberPercent
33.0
20,525 24.8%
62,353 75.2%
12,244 14.8%
31,473
2.51
22,165 70.4%
18,496 83.4%
1,914 8.6%
9,308 29.6%

1980
NumberPercent
30.2
21,169 26.0%
60,233 74.0%
11,236 13.8%
29,411
2.64
21,506 73.1%
18,634 86.6%
1,339 6.2%
7,905 26.9%

2022 Housing Data for Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units43,585 
Median Value$176,628 
Occupied37,09685.1%
Vacant6,48914.9%
Owned25,60369.0%
Rented11,49331.0%
Median Rent$828 
Single-Family Units32,36774.3%
    Detached31,29771.8%
    Attached1,0702.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units4,92411.3%
Mobile Homes2,9696.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002,0235.5%
$10,000 to $14,9991,8655.0%
$15,000 to $19,9991,7474.7%
$20,000 to $24,9991,6604.5%
$25,000 to $29,9991,9515.3%
$30,000 to $34,9991,7184.6%
$35,000 to $39,9991,5624.2%
$40,000 to $44,9991,5004.0%
$45,000 to $49,9991,1613.1%
$50,000 to $59,9992,9317.9%
$60,000 to $74,9993,74610.1%
$75,000 to $99,9995,43514.7%
$100,000 to $124,9993,6179.8%
$125,000 to $149,9992,4486.6%
$150,000 to $199,9991,9515.3%
$200,000 or more1,7814.8%
Median Household Income62,615 
Per Capita Income31,306 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.82 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,9275.2%
Public Assistance7332.0%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps4,26211.5%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed43,70472.6%
Unemployed1,7072.8%
In Armed Forces400.1%
Total Labor Force45,45175.5%
Not in Labor Force14,74524.5%
Real Unemployment Rate 27.3%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector16,77914,17054.2%
Non-Profit1,7943,82431.9%
Self-Employed2,6311,34966.1%
Local Government1,2411,76441.3%
State Government1,4672,17840.2%
Federal Government21236336.9%
Total Private + Self19,41015,51955.6%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.4,7148,12936.7%
Total24,12423,64850.5%
Pct. Govt.15.1%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts6,36213.3%
Sales and Office Occupations10,90722.8%
Professional, Technical11,23823.5%
Service Occupations8,29617.3%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1770.4%
All others11,05523.1%
White Collar 59.6%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance8,31520.1%
Retail trade6,13214.8%
Educational services5,40913.1%
Manufacturing4,90211.9%
Accommodation and food services3,9099.5%
Construction3,1067.5%
Other services2,6816.5%
Finance and insurance2,0635.0%
Professional, scientific, technical1,9304.7%
Public administration1,9144.6%
Transportation and warehousing1,8124.4%
Wholesale trade1,4493.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,3123.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation6621.6%
Information6131.5%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5961.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing5551.3%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction2490.6%
Utilities2270.5%
Management220.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1,5961.63%
Puerto Rican1990.20%
Cuban490.05%
Dominican370.04%
Total Central American1760.18%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan870.09%
Honduran360.04%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian160.02%
Salvadoran370.04%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American1350.14%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian650.07%
Ecuadorian480.05%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian220.02%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1480.15%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese4930.51%
Japanese2850.29%
Indian2660.27%
Vietnamese810.08%
Filipino780.08%
Laotian330.03%
Burmese200.02%
Thai80.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English89,08196.7%
Spanish1,4301.6%
Chinese3730.4%
Other Asian3200.3%
German, other Germanic2120.2%
Other Indo-European2120.2%
Arabic1430.2%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic1380.1%
Korean670.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German24,28824.9%
American9,77110.0%
English8,3258.5%
Irish7,9288.1%
European2,2692.3%
Scottish1,7821.8%
Dutch1,6641.7%
Italian1,5411.6%
French1,3941.4%
Scotch-Irish1,1841.2%
Polish8130.8%
African6890.7%
Welsh5630.6%
Swedish4070.4%
Norwegian3640.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen96,44898.8%
Not a citizen1,1741.2%
Native95,49397.8%
Foreign-born2,1292.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,878 2.9%4,137 6.4%21,736 33.9%17,375 27.1%12,102 18.9%6,931 10.8%
  Average years of education: 13.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,878 2.9%
9-12 Years 4,137 6.4%
H.S. Grad or GED 21,736 33.9%
Some College 17,375 27.1%
Bach. Degree 12,102 18.9%
Grad Degree 6,931 10.8%
Average years of education: 13.4

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 82,974 77,584 5,390 6.5%
1991 83,344 77,542 5,802 7.0%
1992 84,100 78,550 5,550 6.6%
1993 85,544 79,658 5,886 6.9%
1994 86,392 81,924 4,468 5.2%
1995 88,726 84,858 3,868 4.4%
1996 91,584 86,636 4,948 5.4%
1997 94,446 89,902 4,544 4.8%
1998 94,518 90,712 3,806 4.0%
1999 96,886 93,926 2,960 3.1%
2000 100,266 96,840 3,426 3.4%
2001 99,092 94,778 4,314 4.4%
2002 98,468 93,776 4,692 4.8%
2003 98,800 93,946 4,854 4.9%
2004 98,116 93,122 4,994 5.1%
2005 94,504 89,776 4,728 5.0%
2006 95,772 91,388 4,384 4.6%
2007 96,692 92,158 4,534 4.7%
2008 95,348 89,932 5,416 5.7%
2009 95,012 87,632 7,380 7.8%
2010 99,290 91,482 7,808 7.9%
2011 98,186 90,822 7,364 7.5%
2012 97,890 91,780 6,110 6.2%
2013 98,416 92,180 6,236 6.3%
2014 97,392 91,636 5,756 5.9%
2015 96,860 92,238 4,622 4.8%
2016 96,760 92,258 4,502 4.7%
2017 94,920 91,308 3,612 3.8%
2018 95,506 92,548 2,958 3.1%
2019 96,180 93,136 3,044 3.2%
2020 95,320 90,178 5,142 5.4%
2021 94,592 91,160 3,432 3.6%
2022 94,966 92,666 2,300 2.4%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com