Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
97,137
0.00103% 1-year growth
Median Age
37.8

Median Household Income
$49,419
5.43% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$143,700
3.16% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
44,904
0.576% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Cape Girardeau, MO-IL had a population of 97.1k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $49,419. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL grew from 97,136 to 97,137, a 0.00103% increase and its median household income grew from $46,872 to $49,419, a 5.43% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.33%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.14%), White (Hispanic) (1.39%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%). NaNk% of the people in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL speak a non-English language, and 98.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are Southeast Missouri State University (2,186 degrees awarded in 2017), Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center (117 degrees), and Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (96 degrees).

The median property value in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is $143,700, and the homeownership rate is 67.9%. Most people in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is 2 cars per household.

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

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Missouri and Illinois went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.68%). 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, 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.

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 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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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Missouri and Illinois
49.9% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Missouri and Illinois
  1. 85.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 85% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Missouri and Illinois 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 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.

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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 Cape Girardeau, MO-IL have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is home to a population of 97.1k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2018, 2.45% of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL residents were born outside of the country (2.38k people).

In 2018, there were 10.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (83.4k people) in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.09k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.08k 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)
    83.4k ± 50
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.09k ± 315
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.08k ± 400
2.06%
Hispanic Population
2k people

In 2018, there were 10.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (83.4k people) in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.09k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.08k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.06% of the people in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are hispanic (2k 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

2.45%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.38k people
2.28%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
2.22k people

As of 2018, 2.45% of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL residents (2.38k 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, MO-IL was 2.28%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
28
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was 37.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 28. But people in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are getting getting older. In 2017, 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
    711,876 ± 24,577 people
  2. India
    166,843 ± 12,771 people
  3. Poland
    138,408 ± 9,986 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri and Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 711,876 Missouri and Illinois residents, followed by India with 166,843 and Poland with 138,408.

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Citizenship

98.2%
2018 Citizenship
98.3%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.2% of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,211 ± 244
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    907 ± 231
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    750 ± 179

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is $49,419. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was DuPage County, IL with a value of $93,750, followed by Kendall County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $89,862 and $87,133.

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,527. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Illinois is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL employs 44.9k people. The largest industries in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,571 people), Retail Trade (5,143 people), and Manufacturing (4,975 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($66,176), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,667), and Manufacturing ($45,364).

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,419
2018 value
± $1,684
5.43%
1 Year Growth
± 5.11%

Households in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL have a median annual income of $49,419, 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 $46,872 in 2017, which represents a 5.43% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,788
Average Male Salary in Missouri
± $1,357
$43,527
Average Female Salary in Missouri
± $948
$71,579
Average Male Salary in Illinois
± $1,160
$52,403
Average Female Salary in Illinois
± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Missouri made 1.37 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.37 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
    $65,613 ± $3,132
  2. White
    $56,297 ± $776
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $46,947 ± $14,340
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Missouri
  1. Asian
    $57,564 ± $7,422
  2. White
    $46,113 ± $833
  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $38,513 ± $18,949

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 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 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Missouri.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Missouri and Illinois by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is from Missouri and Illinois.
0.462
2017 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.462
2016 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.483
2017 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.481
2016 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2017, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0515% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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 0.483 and income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479, meaning wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was DuPage County, IL with a value of $93,750, followed by Kendall County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $89,862 and $87,133.

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 Gender

N/A N/A
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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

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

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

44.9k
2018 Value
± 1,438
0.576%
1 Year growth
± 4.55%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL grew at a rate of 0.576%, from 44.6k employees to 44.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,421 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,289 people), and Management Occupations (3,833 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 (5,421 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,289 people), and Management Occupations (3,833 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Cape Girardeau, MO-IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Community & Social Service Occupations (1.44 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.38 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.36 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 ($63,415), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($55,649), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($54,724).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

44.9k
2018 Value
± 1,438
0.576%
1 Year growth
± 4.55%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL grew at a rate of 0.576%, from 44.6k employees to 44.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,571 people), Retail Trade (5,143 people), and Manufacturing (4,975 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 (8,571 people), Retail Trade (5,143 people), and Manufacturing (4,975 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Cape Girardeau, MO-IL has an unusually high number of Health Care & Social Assistance (1.38 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.34 times), and Accommodation & Food 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 ($66,176), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,667), and Manufacturing ($45,364).

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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. $99.3B
  2. $94.5B
  3. $78.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois and Missouri product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $99.3B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($94.5B) and Machinery ($78.5B).

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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$272B
2015 Value in Missouri
$433B
Projected 2045 Value in Missouri
59.4% growth
$871B
2015 Value in Illinois
$1.31T
Projected 2045 Value in Illinois
50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Missouri trade was $272B. This is expected to increase 59.4% to $433B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% to $1.31T by 2045.

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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. $68.7B
  2. $50.3B
  3. $39.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois and Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $68.7B, followed by Wisconsin with $50.3B and Texas and $39.5B.

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

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Education

In 2017, universities in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL awarded 2,460 degrees. The student population of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is skewed towards women, with 4,836 male students and 7,165 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are White (1,910 and 87.3%), followed by Black or African American (191 and 8.73%), Hispanic or Latino (26 and 1.19%), and Asian (25 and 1.14%).

The largest universities in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL by number of degrees awarded are Southeast Missouri State University (2,186 and 88.9%), Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center (117 and 4.76%), and Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (96 and 3.9%).

The most popular majors in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are Registered Nursing (186 and 7.56%), General Studies (156 and 6.34%), and General Business Administration & Management (134 and 5.45%).

The median tuition costs in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are $16,380 for private four year colleges, and $6,183 and $11,718 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 114 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 106 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 156 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was Registered Nursing with 114 degree-majorss 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. 2,186 degrees awarded
  2. 117 degrees awarded
  3. 96 degrees awarded
$6,183
Median In-State Public
$16,380
Median Private

In 2017, the Cape Girardeau, MO-IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southeast Missouri State University with 2,186 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

983
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,477
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 983 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, which is 0.666 times less than the 1,477 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
    1,910 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    191 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    26 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL were to White students. These 1,910 degrees mean that there were 10 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 191 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was $143,700 in 2018, which is 0.626 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $139,300 to $143,700, a 3.16% increase. The homeownership rate in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is 67.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL have an average commute time of 20.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. 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

$143,700
2018 Median
± $3,626
$139,300
2017 Median
± $4,088

In 2018, the median property value in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL grew to to $143,700 from the previous year's value of $139,300.

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 N/A 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.
$49,419
Median Household Income
± $1,684
36.4k
Number of Households
± 1,178

In 2018, the median household income of the 36.4k households in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL grew to $49,419 from the previous year's value of $46,872.

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

67.9%
2018 Homeownership
67.7%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 67.9% of the housing units in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.7%.

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

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Commute Time

20.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL have a shorter commute time (20.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.26% of the workforce in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    80.9%
  2. Carpooled
    11.2%
  3. Worked At Home
    3.45%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was Drove Alone (80.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.2%) and those who Worked At Home (3.45%).

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 3 cars.

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Health

91.5% of the population of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL has health coverage, with 49.8% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.64% 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 1418 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0706% increase from the previous year (1417 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1806 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 588 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Illinois see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.2%). Additionally, DeKalb County and Marion County have the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Missouri and Illinois.
1,418 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri
1,240 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Illinois

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,418 patients per year. This represents a 0.0706% increase from the previous year (1,417 patients).

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1,244 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

8.47%
Uninsured
49.8%
Employer Coverage
14.1%
Medicaid
13.6%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.64%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL declined by 4.04% from 8.83% to 8.47%.

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. 15.2% prevalence
  2. 14.9% prevalence
  3. 14.8% prevalence

Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri and Illinois, at 15.2%.

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

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