In 2019, Cape Girardeau, MO-IL had a population of 97k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $51,429. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL declined from 97,137 to 96,976, a −0.166% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,419 to $51,429, a 4.07% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.17%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.28%), White (Hispanic) (1.63%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.43%). 0% of the households in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.3% of the residents in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 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 2019, the median property value in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was $150,800, and the homeownership rate was 67.5%. Most people in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was 2 cars per household.