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 (2,363 degrees awarded in 2021), Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center (125 degrees), and Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (85 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.