Cape Girardeau County, MO

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Population
78,324
0.399% 1-year growth
US Senator
Roy Blunt
Republican Party
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
Median Age
36.6

Poverty Rate
17%

Median Household Income
$51,730
4.39% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$155,000
2.04% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
37,627
0.371% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Cape Girardeau County, MO had a population of 78.3k people with a median age of 36.6 and a median household income of $51,730. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Cape Girardeau County, MO grew from 78,013 to 78,324, a 0.399% increase and its median household income grew from $49,554 to $51,730, a 4.39% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cape Girardeau County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.47%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.31%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.58%), and White (Hispanic) (1.54%). 0% of the households in Cape Girardeau County, MO speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.8% 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 (2,176 degrees awarded in 2019), Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center (119 degrees), and Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (78 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Cape Girardeau County, MO was $155,000, and the homeownership rate was 65.5%. Most people in Cape Girardeau County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Cape Girardeau County, MO was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Missouri. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Missouri.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Missouri across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Cape Girardeau County, MO went to Donald J. Trump with 72.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (22.9%), followed by Other (4.13%). The most partisan county was Mercer County, MO with 85.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Cape Girardeau County, MO
72.9% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Missouri
  1. 85.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 85% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 83.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Missouri was Mercer County, MO with 85.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Missouri colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Missouri

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Roy Blunt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Missouri over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Missouri have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Cape Girardeau County, MO is home to a population of 78.3k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 2.91% of Cape Girardeau County, MO residents were born outside of the country (2.28k people).

In 2018, there were 11.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (67.5k people) in Cape Girardeau County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.85k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.81k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cape Girardeau County, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    67.5k ± 49
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.85k ± 296
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.81k ± 392
2.28%
Hispanic Population
1.79k people

In 2018, there were 11.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (67.5k people) in Cape Girardeau County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.85k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.81k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.28% of the people in Cape Girardeau County, MO are hispanic (1.79k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Cape Girardeau County, MO as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.91%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.28k people
2.7%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
2.11k people

As of 2018, 2.91% of Cape Girardeau County, MO residents (2.28k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cape Girardeau County, MO was 2.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

37
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
27
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Cape Girardeau County, MO was 36.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 27. But people in Cape Girardeau County, MO are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Cape Girardeau County, MO residents was 36.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    41,981 ± 5,013 people
  2. India
    20,541 ± 3,513 people
  3. China
    19,044 ± 3,383 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 41,981 Missouri residents, followed by India with 20,541 and China with 19,044.

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Citizenship

97.8%
2018 Citizenship
98%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.8% of Cape Girardeau County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Cape Girardeau County, MO was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,776 ± 228
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    763 ± 212
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    588 ± 180

Cape Girardeau County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Cape Girardeau County, MO is $51,730. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Cape Girardeau County, MO was Census Tract 8806 with a value of $76,300, followed by Census Tract 8812 and Census Tract 8805, with respective values of $65,923 and $65,584.

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,787. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Cape Girardeau County, MO employs 37.6k people. The largest industries in Cape Girardeau County, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,482 people), Educational Services (4,441 people), and Retail Trade (4,175 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($67,386), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($47,860), and Manufacturing ($47,293).

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,730
2018 value
± $1,820
4.39%
1 Year Growth
± 5.39%

Households in Cape Girardeau County, MO have a median annual income of $51,730, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,554 in 2017, which represents a 4.39% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,814
Average Male Salary in Missouri
± $1,443
$46,787
Average Female Salary in Missouri
± $1,025

In 2019, full-time male employees in Missouri made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Missouri by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Missouri
  1. Asian
    $65,651 ± $7,939
  2. White
    $49,533 ± $893
  3. American Indian
    $45,658 ± $16,823

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Missouri workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.33 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Missouri.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cape Girardeau County, MO is from Missouri.
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.463
2018 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2019, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.361% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Missouri across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8806
  2. Census Tract 8812
  3. Census Tract 8805

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cape Girardeau County, MO was Census Tract 8806 with a value of $76,300, followed by Census Tract 8812 and Census Tract 8805, with respective values of $65,923 and $65,584.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Cape Girardeau County, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cape Girardeau County, MO (12.8k out of 75.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    9,886 ± 746
  2. Black
    1,763 ± 332
  3. Hispanic
    632 ± 206

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cape Girardeau County, MO is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

37.6k
2018 Value
± 1,357
0.371%
1 Year growth
± 5.11%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Cape Girardeau County, MO grew at a rate of 0.371%, from 37.5k employees to 37.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cape Girardeau County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,704 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,678 people), and Management Occupations (3,320 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cape Girardeau County, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cape Girardeau County, MO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,704 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,678 people), and Management Occupations (3,320 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cape Girardeau County, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.56 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.47 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.38 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cape Girardeau County, MO, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($62,935), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($55,360), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($54,703).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

37.6k
2018 Value
± 1,357
0.371%
1 Year growth
± 5.11%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Cape Girardeau County, MO grew at a rate of 0.371%, from 37.5k employees to 37.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cape Girardeau County, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,482 people), Educational Services (4,441 people), and Retail Trade (4,175 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cape Girardeau County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Cape Girardeau County, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Cape Girardeau County, MO, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,482 people), Educational Services (4,441 people), and Retail Trade (4,175 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cape Girardeau County, MO has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.6 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.43 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cape Girardeau County, MO, by median earnings, are Utilities ($67,386), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($47,860), and Manufacturing ($47,293).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $27.2B
  2. $25.9B
  3. $25B

In 2018, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $27.2B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($25.9B) and Mixed freight ($25B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Missouri products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$283B
2018 Value in Missouri
$486B
Projected 2045 Value in Missouri
71.5% growth

In 2018, total outbound Missouri trade was $283B. This is expected to increase 71.5% to $486B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $29.3B
  2. $13.6B
  3. $12.1B

In 2018, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $29.3B, followed by Kansas with $13.6B and Texas and $12.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Missouri shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2019, universities in Cape Girardeau County, MO awarded 2,407 degrees. The student population of Cape Girardeau County, MO is skewed towards women, with 4,383 male students and 6,707 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cape Girardeau County, MO are White (1,961 and 87.4%), followed by Black or African American (179 and 7.98%), Hispanic or Latino (46 and 2.05%), and Asian (23 and 1.02%).

The largest universities in Cape Girardeau County, MO by number of degrees awarded are Southeast Missouri State University (2,176 and 90.4%), Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center (119 and 4.94%), and Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (78 and 3.24%).

The most popular majors in Cape Girardeau County, MO are Registered Nursing (160 and 6.65%), General Business Administration & Management (159 and 6.61%), and General Studies (132 and 5.48%).

The median tuition costs in Cape Girardeau County, MO are $12,050 for private four year colleges, and $6,606 and $12,636 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 115 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 106 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 132 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cape Girardeau County, MO was General Biological Sciences with 115 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Cape Girardeau County, MO according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,176 degrees awarded
  2. 119 degrees awarded
  3. 78 degrees awarded
$6,606
Median In-State Public
$12,050
Median Private

In 2019, the Cape Girardeau County, MO institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southeast Missouri State University with 2,176 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

897
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,510
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 897 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cape Girardeau County, MO, which is 0.594 times less than the 1,510 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,961 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    179 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    46 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Cape Girardeau County, MO was White students. These 1,961 degrees mean that there were 11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 179 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cape Girardeau County, MO was $155,000 in 2018, which is 0.675 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $151,900 to $155,000, a 2.04% increase. The homeownership rate in Cape Girardeau County, MO is 65.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cape Girardeau County, MO have an average commute time of 18.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cape Girardeau County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$155,000
2018 Median
± $3,053
$151,900
2017 Median
± $3,824

In 2018, the median property value in Cape Girardeau County, MO grew to to $155,000 from the previous year's value of $151,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cape Girardeau County, MO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cape Girardeau County, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$51,730
Median Household Income
± $1,820
29.4k
Number of Households
± 1,089

In 2018, the median household income of the 29.4k households in Cape Girardeau County, MO grew to $51,730 from the previous year's value of $49,554.

The following chart displays the households in Cape Girardeau County, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Cape Girardeau County, MO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cape Girardeau County, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

65.5%
2018 Homeownership
65.4%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 65.5% of the housing units in Cape Girardeau County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Cape Girardeau County, MO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cape Girardeau County, MO have a shorter commute time (18.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.87% of the workforce in Cape Girardeau County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (82.2%)
  2. Carpooled (10.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.06%)

In 2018, 82.2% of workers in Cape Girardeau County, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.5%) and those who worked at home (3.06%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cape Girardeau County, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cape Girardeau County, MO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

91.8% of the population of Cape Girardeau County, MO has health coverage, with 53.6% on employee plans, 11.5% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 1.54% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Missouri was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Cape Girardeau County, MO see 1125 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.04% increase from the previous year (1071 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1337 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 352 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.3%). Additionally, Dunklin County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,125 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cape Girardeau County, MO

Primary care physicians in Cape Girardeau County, MO see an average of 1,125 patients per year. This represents a 5.04% increase from the previous year (1,071 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cape Girardeau County, MO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,107
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Missouri
$4,354
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,413
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,457
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.24%
Uninsured
53.6%
Employer Coverage
11.5%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
1.54%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cape Girardeau County, MO declined by 4.02% from 8.58% to 8.24%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cape Girardeau County, MO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 22.3% prevalence
  2. 19.6% prevalence
  3. 19% prevalence

Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 22.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Missouri by county over multiple years.

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