In 2020, Cape Girardeau County, MO had a population of 78.8k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $53,776. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Cape Girardeau County, MO grew from 78,491 to 78,834, a 0.437% increase and its median household income grew from $53,732 to $53,776, a 0.0819% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cape Girardeau County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.27%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.75%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.77%), and White (Hispanic) (1.71%).
None of the households in Cape Girardeau County, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98% of the residents in Cape Girardeau County, MO are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Cape Girardeau County, MO are Southeast Missouri State University (2,380 degrees awarded in 2020), Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center (124 degrees), and Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (64 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Cape Girardeau County, MO was $162,400, and the homeownership rate was 65.9%. Most people in Cape Girardeau County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Cape Girardeau County, MO was 2 cars per household.