Cape Girardeau, MO has a population of 39,200 people with a median age of 32.7 and a median household income of $41,673. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Cape Girardeau, MO grew from 38,959 to 39,200, a 0.62% increase and its median household income grew from $40,107 to $41,673, a 3.9% increase.
The population of Cape Girardeau, MO is 79.7% White, 13.4% Black, and 2.31% Asian. 4.85% of the people in Cape Girardeau, MO speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Cape Girardeau, MO are Southeast Missouri State University, with 2,112 graduates, Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center, with 146 graduates, and eClips School of Cosmetology and Barbering, with 111 graduates.
The median property value in Cape Girardeau, MO is $134,500, and the homeownership rate is 53.4%. Most people in Cape Girardeau, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Cape Girardeau, MO is 2 cars per household.
Cape Girardeau, MO is a census place located in Scott County, MO and Cape Girardeau County, MO. It borders Jackson, MO and Scott City, MO.