Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2019 Population
96,976
0.166% 1-year decline
2019 Median Age
37.8
0% 1-year change
2019 Poverty Rate
16.8%
6.36% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$51,429
4.07% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$150,800
4.94% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
45,387
1.08% 1-year growth

About

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.

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

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Diversity

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is home to a population of 97k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2019, 3.4% of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL residents were born outside of the country (3.29k people).

In 2019, there were 10.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (83.1k people) in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.92k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.21k 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)
    83.1k ± 64
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.92k ± 349
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.21k ± 361
2.11%
Hispanic Population
2.05k people

In 2019, there were 10.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (83.1k people) in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.92k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.21k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.11% of the people in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are hispanic (2.05k 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

3.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.29k people
2.45%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.38k people

As of 2019, 3.4% of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL residents (3.29k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was 2.45%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
28
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3

In 2019, 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 foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 28. But people in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are getting staying the same age. In 2018, 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
    686,769 ± 24,223 people
  2. India
    176,625 ± 13,153 people
  3. Poland
    131,761 ± 9,816 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri and Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 686,769 Missouri and Illinois residents, followed by India with 176,625 and Poland with 131,761.

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Citizenship

98.3%
2019 Citizenship
98.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.3% of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,324 ± 299
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,046 ± 229
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    875 ± 208

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is $51,429. In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $104,858, followed by DuPage County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $96,403 and $92,511.

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.

Comparatively, males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,164. The income inequality in Illinois is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL employs 45.4k people. The largest industries in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,528 people), Retail Trade (5,643 people), and Educational Services (5,028 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($60,667), Information ($50,000), and Manufacturing ($47,932).

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,429
2019 value
± $1,731
4.07%
1 Year Growth
± 4.6%

Households in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL have a median annual income of $51,429, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,419 in 2018, which represents a 4.07% 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
$75,849
Average Male Salary in Illinois
± $1,220
$56,164
Average Female Salary in Illinois
± $916

In 2019, 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 1.35 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
    $71,781 ± $3,365
  2. White
    $60,455 ± $832
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $58,312 ± $36,766
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 Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 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 1.33 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, MO-IL is from Missouri and Illinois.
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.463
2018 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.482
2018 Wage GINI in Illinois

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.

In the same year, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.482 and income inequality had a 0.0501% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $104,858, followed by DuPage County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $96,403 and $92,511.

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

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL (15.7k out of 93.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 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
    12,018 ± 789
  2. Black
    2,485 ± 364
  3. Asian
    681 ± 259

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

45.4k
2019 Value
± 1,489
1.08%
1 Year growth
± 4.54%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 44.9k employees to 45.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,678 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,225 people), and Management Occupations (3,773 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 (5,678 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,225 people), and Management Occupations (3,773 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 (1.55 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.41 times), and Transportation 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 ($71,979), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($59,688), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($59,609).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

45.4k
2019 Value
± 1,489
1.08%
1 Year growth
± 4.54%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 44.9k employees to 45.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,528 people), Retail Trade (5,643 people), and Educational Services (5,028 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 (8,528 people), Retail Trade (5,643 people), and Educational Services (5,028 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 (1.39 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.35 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.24 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($60,667), Information ($50,000), and Manufacturing ($47,932).

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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. $134B
  2. $110B
  3. $106B

In 2018, the top outbound Illinois and Missouri product (by dollars) was Electronics with $134B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($110B) and Mixed freight ($106B).

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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$1.07T
2018 Value in Illinois
$2.16T
Projected 2045 Value in Illinois
101% growth
$283B
2018 Value in Missouri
$486B
Projected 2045 Value in Missouri
71.5% growth

In 2018, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.07T. This is expected to increase 101% to $2.16T by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Missouri trade was $283B. This is expected to increase 71.5% to $486B 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. $81B
  2. $54B
  3. $53.8B

In 2018, the top outbound Illinois and Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $81B, followed by Wisconsin with $54B and Texas and $53.8B.

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 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in 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.

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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for 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.

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 2019, universities in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL awarded 2,439 degrees. The student population of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is skewed towards women, with 4,383 male students and 6,707 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are White (1,988 and 87.3%), followed by Black or African American (184 and 8.08%), Hispanic or Latino (46 and 2.02%), and Asian (23 and 1.01%).

The largest universities in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL by number of degrees awarded are Southeast Missouri State University (2,176 and 89.2%), Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center (119 and 4.88%), and Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (78 and 3.2%).

The most popular majors in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL are Registered Nursing (160 and 6.56%), General Business Administration & Management (159 and 6.52%), and General Studies (132 and 5.41%).

The median tuition costs in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 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, MO-IL 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, MO-IL 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, MO-IL 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

902
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,537
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 902 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, which is 0.587 times less than the 1,537 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender 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
    1,988 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    184 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    46 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was White students. These 1,988 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 184 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL was $150,800 in 2019, which is 0.627 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $143,700 to $150,800, a 4.94% increase. The homeownership rate in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL is 67.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL have an average commute time of 20.9 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

$150,800
2019 Median
± $3,468
$143,700
2018 Median
± $3,626

In 2019, the median property value in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL grew to to $150,800 from the previous year's value of $143,700.

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

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$51,429
Median Household Income
± $1,731
36.3k
Number of Households
± 1,268

In 2019, the median household income of the 36.3k households in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL grew to $51,429 from the previous year's value of $49,419.

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

67.5%
2019 Homeownership
67.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 67.5% of the housing units in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.29% 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 2019
  1. Drove Alone (80.4%)
  2. Carpooled (11.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.83%)

In 2019, 80.4% of workers in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.3%) and those who worked at home (3.83%).

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

91.6% of the population of Cape Girardeau, MO-IL has health coverage, with 50.6% on employee plans, 12.9% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 1.85% 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Missouri and Illinois.
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

8.38%
Uninsured
50.6%
Employer Coverage
12.9%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
1.85%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL declined by 1.08% from 8.47% to 8.38%.

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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