Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

Cape Girardeau: City in Missouri, USA

About

Cape Girardeau is a city located in the county of Cape Girardeau in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 37,941 and a population density of 504 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 41,588 inhabitants.

The city was created 229 years ago in 1792.

Cape Girardeau Quick Facts

Population : 41,588 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Cape Girardeau County
Postal code : 63701–63703, 63705
Phone Area Codes : 573
Area : 75.21 km2
Named for : Jean Baptiste de Girardot
Altitude : 351 feet / 107 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1793 (229 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 21:21:51 (16th May 2022)
Density : 553 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.77% (2010-2020)
Cape Girardeau locator map
Location of Cape Girardeau on Missouri map.
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Geography

Cape Girardeau is located at 37°18'21"N 89°31'5"W (37.3058800, -89.5181500).

Cape Girardeau map

Demographics

The population of Cape Girardeau increased by 8.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 37,941 - census
2011 38,398 1.19% estimation process
2012 38,592 0.5% estimation process
2013 38,822 0.59% estimation process
2014 38,996 0.45% estimation process
2015 39,166 0.43% estimation process
2016 39,275 0.28% estimation process
2017 39,176 -0.25% estimation process
2018 39,773 1.5% estimation process
2019 40,559 1.94% estimation process
2020 41,588 2.47% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,389
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 13,953
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,646
April 1, 2010 Population : 13,953
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.6%
People over 65 (%) : 14.7%
Female persons, % : 51.7%
White only, percent : 74.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 10.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 3.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 10.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 68.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 722
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.5%

Cape Girardeau zip code is 63701. County name: Cape Girardeau, County fips: 29031

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $201,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,496
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $558
2015-2019 median gross rent : $982
2015-2019 Households : 6,288
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.27
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 38.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 73.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,297
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 772,699
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,150
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 59,472
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,170
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $70,348
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $36,136
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,146
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 542
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 449
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 261
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 829
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 101
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 947
2010 population per square mile : 4,999.8
2010 land area in square miles : 2.79

People born in Cape Girardeau (57)

People born in Cape Girardeau, including radio talk show host, commentator, author, and television personality Rush Limbaugh, musician and songwriter Billy Swan, astronaut Linda M. Godwin, .

List

  • Tony Spinner (American musician) he was born in 09/06/1963
  • Chic Hecht (American politician (1928-2006)) he was born in 17/08/1928
  • William Thornton Blue (American musician) he was born in 31/01/1902
  • Lou Hobbs (American musician) he was born in 11/10/1941
  • A. J. Ellis (Major League Baseball catcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization) he was born in 09/04/1981
  • Adam Waleskowski (American-German basketball player) he was born in 19/11/1982
  • Daizee Haze (American professional wrestler) she was born in 11/05/1983
  • Keith Waleskowski (American basketball player) he was born in 26/08/1980
  • Alfred C. Sikes (American government official) he was born in 16/12/1939
  • David Limbaugh (American lawyer and political commentator) he was born in 11/12/1952
  • Elam Vangilder (American baseball player) he was born in 23/04/1896
  • H.H. Lewis (American poet) he was born in 13/01/1901
  • Jason Crowell (American politician) he was born in 03/02/1972
  • Jeffrey Alexander Sterling (American CIA officer) he was born in 01/01/2000
  • John Locke Scripps (American lawyer and journalist) he was born in 27/02/1818
  • John Watkins Oliver (United States federal judge) he was born in 17/12/1914
  • Johnny Pott (professional golfer) he was born in 06/11/1935
  • Joseph Cable (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 01/01/1848

Schools in Cape Girardeau

College & universities near Cape Girardeau, MO

Code Name City ZIP
179557 Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau (MO) 63701

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cape Girardeau, MO

Code Name Address Type
CDL Carbondale station 401 South Illinois St. RAIL
VNA Vienna, IL 504 West Vine Street BUS
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS
DQN Du Quoin 20 North Chestnut St. RAIL
PAD Paducah, KY 2719 Irvin Cobb Avenue BUS

Post offices near Cape Girardeau

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cape Girardeau Post Office Cape Girardeau (MO) 63701

Other cities in Cape Girardeau County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cape Girardeau County , MO.

City Name Population Title
Jackson 14,699 City in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States
Delta 421 City in Missouri, United States
Gordonville 367 Human settlement in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States of America
Whitewater 123 Village in the United States
Allenville 118 Human settlement in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States of America
Pocahontas 104 Town in Missouri
Old Appleton 82 Village in the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Cape Girardeau distances to largest Missouri cities