Cape Girardeau , Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

City in Missouri, USA

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Cape Girardeau is a city located in the county of Cape Girardeau in the U.S. state of Missouri. In the 2010 census it had a population of 37,941 inhabitants and a population density of 504 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 40,559 inhabitants.

The city was created 228 years ago in 1792.

The city has a total area of 29.04 square miles (75.21 km2).

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Cape Girardeau, MO Quick Facts

Population : 40,559 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri
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 (228 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:24:20 (11th April 2021)
Zip Code : 63701
Density : 539 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 6.45% (2010-2019)

Year Population Method
2010 37,941 census
2011 38,398 estimation process
2012 38,592 estimation process
2013 38,822 estimation process
2014 38,996 estimation process
2015 39,166 estimation process
2016 39,275 estimation process
2017 39,176 estimation process
2018 39,773 estimation process
2019 40,559 estimation process

The population of Cape Girardeau increased by 6.45% in 9 years.

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

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People born in Cape Girardeau, MO (57)

Many people were born here, including radio talk show host, commentator, author, and television personality Rush Limbaugh, musician and songwriter Billy Swan, astronaut Linda M. Godwin, you can see a list of people who born in Cape Girardeau, MO.

Other cities in Cape Girardeau County

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

City Name Population Title
Jackson 1,149 City in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States
Delta 425 City in Missouri, United States
Gordonville 371 Human settlement in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States of America
Allenville 122 Human settlement in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States of America
Whitewater 122 Village in the United States
Pocahontas 105 Town in Missouri
Old Appleton 83 Village in the United States

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Cape Girardeau, MO distances to biggest Missouri cities

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