Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
97,026
0.0516% 1-year growth
2020 Median Age
38
0.529% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
16.5%
1.8% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$51,428
0.00194% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$152,300
0.995% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
45,720
0.734% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Cape Girardeau, MO-IL had a population of 97k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $51,428. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL grew from 96,976 to 97,026, a 0.0516% increase and its median household income declined from $51,429 to $51,428, a −0.00194% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.15%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.48%), White (Hispanic) (1.58%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.44%).

None of the households in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 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.

98.3% 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 (2,380 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, MO-IL was $152,300, and the homeownership rate was 68.5%. Most people in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was 2 cars per household.

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL borders Paducah, KY-IL and Sikeston, MO.

Diversity

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is home to a population of 97k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.31% of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL residents were born outside of the country (2.25k people).

In 2020, there were 10.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (82.9k people) in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.41k 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, MO-IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    82.9k ± 119
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.9k ± 356
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.41k ± 377
2.19%
Hispanic Population
2.12k people

In 2020, there were 10.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (82.9k people) in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.41k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.19% of the people in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are hispanic (2.12k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.31%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.25k people
2.36%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.29k people

As of 2020, 2.31% of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL residents (2.25k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was 2.36%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
26
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.3

In 2020, the median age of all people in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was 38. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 26. But people in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Cape Girardeau, MO-IL residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    667,920 ± 23,840 people
  2. India
    179,797 ± 13,305 people
  3. Poland
    128,796 ± 9,664 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri and Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 667,920 Missouri and Illinois residents, followed by India with 179,797 and Poland with 128,796.

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Citizenship

98.3%
2020 Citizenship
98.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.3% of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,303 ± 334
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,102 ± 234
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    892 ± 229

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Missouri and Illinois, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Missouri and Illinois (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Economy

Median household income in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is $51,428. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $96,854, followed by DuPage County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $94,930 and $92,654.

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,900. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,880. The income inequality in Illinois is 0.479, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL employs 45.7k people. The largest industries in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,700 people), Retail Trade (5,471 people), and Educational Services (5,339 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,272), Information ($61,927), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($58,214).

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,428
2020 value
± $1,480
−0.00194%
1 Year Growth
± 4.43%

Households in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL have a median annual income of $51,428, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,429 in 2019, which represents a −0.00194% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$64,967
Average Male Salary in Missouri
± $1,454
$47,900
Average Female Salary in Missouri
± $1,023
$77,685
Average Male Salary in Illinois
± $1,244
$57,880
Average Female Salary in Illinois
± $945

In 2020, full-time male employees in Missouri made 1.36 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Illinois
  1. Asian
    $76,473 ± $3,501
  2. White
    $62,534 ± $868
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $56,111 ± $35,058
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Missouri
  1. Asian
    $69,167 ± $8,015
  2. White
    $50,716 ± $907
  3. American Indian
    $45,762 ± $17,351

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.22 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Illinois.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of Missouri workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.36 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, MO-IL is from Missouri and Illinois.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.479
2020 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2020, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.04% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

In the same year, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.479 and income inequality had a 0.707% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Missouri and Illinois 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)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $96,854, followed by DuPage County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $94,930 and $92,654.

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

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL (15.4k out of 93.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. 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
    11,346 ± 840
  2. Black
    2,667 ± 394
  3. Asian
    705 ± 260

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

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

45.7k
2020 Value
± 1,647
0.734%
1 Year growth
± 4.84%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL grew at a rate of 0.734%, from 45.4k employees to 45.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,695 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,177 people), and Management Occupations (3,702 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,695 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,177 people), and Management Occupations (3,702 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Cape Girardeau, MO-IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (1.56 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.37 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.32 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($73,664), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($56,807), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($56,795).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

45.7k
2020 Value
± 1,647
0.734%
1 Year growth
± 4.84%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL grew at a rate of 0.734%, from 45.4k employees to 45.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,700 people), Retail Trade (5,471 people), and Educational Services (5,339 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, though some of these residents may live in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 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, MO-IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,700 people), Retail Trade (5,471 people), and Educational Services (5,339 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Cape Girardeau, MO-IL has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.77 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.36 times), and Educational Services (1.25 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($65,272), Information ($61,927), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($58,214).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois and Missouri to other states, or from other states to Illinois and Missouri.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $150B
  2. $117B
  3. $111B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois and Missouri product (by dollars) was Electronics with $150B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($117B) and Mixed freight ($111B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.03T
2020 Value in Illinois
$1.94T
Projected 2050 Value in Illinois
88.6% growth
$312B
2020 Value in Missouri
$614B
Projected 2050 Value in Missouri
97.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.03T. This is expected to increase 88.6% to $1.94T by 2050.

Comparatively, total outbound Missouri trade was $312B. This is expected to increase 97.1% to $614B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois and Missouri to other states, or from other states to Illinois and Missouri.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $83.7B
  2. $60.9B
  3. $58.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois and Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $83.7B, followed by Wisconsin with $60.9B and California and $58.4B.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois and Missouri went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (46%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.19%). The most partisan county was Mercer County, MO with 86.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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

Missouri and Illinois is currently represented by 26 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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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Illinois
52.2% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Missouri and Illinois
  1. 86.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 86.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 85.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Missouri and Illinois was Mercer County, MO with 86.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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

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US Senators from Missouri and Illinois

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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
Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Roy Blunt, Josh Hawley, Dick Durbin, and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Missouri and Illinois.

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 and Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Missouri and Illinois

Missouri and Illinois is currently represented by 26 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 and Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL awarded 2,582 degrees. The student population of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is skewed towards women, with 3,955 male students and 6,583 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are White (2,049 and 86.9%), followed by Black or African American (189 and 8.01%), Hispanic or Latino (39 and 1.65%), and Asian (33 and 1.4%).

The largest universities in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL by number of degrees awarded are Southeast Missouri State University (2,380 and 92.2%), Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center (124 and 4.8%), and Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (64 and 2.48%).

The most popular majors in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are General Studies (172 and 6.66%), General Business Administration & Management (156 and 6.04%), and Registered Nursing (141 and 5.46%).

The median tuition costs in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are $12,050 for private four year colleges, and $6,779 and $12,951 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 121 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 118 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 172 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was General Business Administration & Management with 121 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,380 degrees awarded
  2. 124 degrees awarded
  3. 64 degrees awarded
$6,779
Median In-State Public
$12,050
Median Private

In 2020, the Cape Girardeau, MO-IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southeast Missouri State University with 2,380 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

989
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,593
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 989 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, which is 0.621 times less than the 1,593 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,049 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    189 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    39 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was White students. These 2,049 degrees mean that there were 10.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 189 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was $152,300 in 2020, which is 0.663 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $150,800 to $152,300, a 0.995% increase. The homeownership rate in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is 68.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL have an average commute time of 22.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$152,300
2020 Median
± $4,137
$150,800
2019 Median
± $3,468

In 2020, the median property value in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL grew to to $152,300 from the previous year's value of $150,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 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, MO-IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$51,428
Median Household Income
± $1,480
36.9k
Number of Households
± 1,423

In 2020, the median household income of the 36.9k households in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL declined from $51,428 from the previous year's value of $51,429.

The following chart displays the households in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 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
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

68.5%
2020 Homeownership
67.5%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 68.5% of the housing units in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL have a shorter commute time (22.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.24% of the workforce in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.2%)
  2. Carpooled (11.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.79%)

In 2020, 80.2% of workers in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.7%) and those who worked at home (4.79%).

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, MO-IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

92.2% of the population of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL has health coverage, with 51% on employee plans, 12.7% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 1.81% 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).

Per capita personal health care spending in Illinois was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Missouri see 1422 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.559% decrease from the previous year (1430 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1672 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 491 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Illinois see 1241 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1250 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1242 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 408 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.3%). Additionally, Vermilion County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,422 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri
1,241 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Illinois

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,422 patients per year. This represents a 0.559% decrease from the previous year (1,430 patients).

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,241 patients per year. This represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1,250 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Missouri and Illinois 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Missouri and Illinois.
$8,107
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Missouri
$8,262
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Illinois

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.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

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

7.76%
Uninsured
51%
Employer Coverage
12.7%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
1.81%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL declined by 7.37% from 8.38% to 7.76%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 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. 19.9% prevalence
  3. 19.6% prevalence

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

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

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