Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO

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Population

129,218

0.114% decline

Poverty Rate

18.7%


Median Age

38.1


Median Household Income

$45,677

2.54% growth

Number of Employees

55,812

0.701% decline

Median Property Value

$131,300

4.21% growth

About

In 2017, Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO had a population of 129k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $45,677. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO declined from 129,365 to 129,218, a -0.114% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,547 to $45,677, a 2.54% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.23%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.69%), White (Hispanic) (1.58%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.999%). 2.76% of the people in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO is $131,300, and the homeownership rate is 67.9%. Most people in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO employs 55.8k people. The largest industries in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO are Hospitals (4,224 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,803 people), and Construction (3,339 people), and the highest paying industries are Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing ($181,756), Management of companies & enterprises ($111,761), and Truck transportation ($81,652).

Median household income in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO is $45,677. Males in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,754. The income inequality in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.446, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,677

2017 value

± $1,476

2.54%

1 Year Growth

± 4.73%

Households in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO have a median annual income of $45,677, 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 $44,547 in 2016, which represents a 2.54% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$51,754

Average Male Salary

± $8,147

$37,754

Average Female Salary

± $6,026

In 2017, full-time male employees in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $38,470 ± $4,715

  2. Two or More Races

    $33,743 ± $33,185

  3. Black

    $28,857 ± $11,289

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO workers was White. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.446

2017 Wage GINI

0.435

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.37% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (Central West) PUMA, MO with a value of $98,633, followed by St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (South) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $94,852 and $89,875.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO (23.3k out of 125k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. 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

    17,722 ± 981

  2. Black

    4,106 ± 449

  3. Hispanic

    971 ± 217

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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

55.8k

2017 Value

-0.701%

1 Year decline

± -0.701%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO declined at a rate of -0.701%, from 56.2k employees to 55.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO, are Registered nurses (2,058 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,777 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,692 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO, by number of employees, are Registered nurses (2,058 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,777 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,692 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Railroad conductors & yardmasters (5.87 times higher than expected), Locomotive engineers & operators (5.86 times), and Chemical technicians (5.18 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($231,175), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($217,371), and Industrial production managers ($198,212).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

55.8k

2017 Value

-0.701%

1 Year decline

± -0.701%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO declined at a rate of -0.701%, from 56.2k employees to 55.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO, are Hospitals (4,224 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,803 people), and Construction (3,339 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO, though some of these residents may live in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO, by number of employees, are Hospitals (4,224 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,803 people), and Construction (3,339 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO has an unusually high number of Apparel accessories & other apparel manufacturing (35 times higher than expected), Railroad rolling stock manufacturing (11.6 times), and Miscellaneous paper & pulp products (9.17 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO, by average salary, are Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing ($181,756), Management of companies & enterprises ($111,761), and Truck transportation ($81,652).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30.4B

  2. $24.9B

  3. $24.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $30.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($24.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($24.6B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$299B

2020 Value

$433B

Projected 2045 Value

44.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Missouri trade was $299B. This is expected to increase 44.9% to $433B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $35.5B

  2. $14.6B

  3. $10.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $35.5B, followed by Kansas with $14.6B and Texas and $10.1B.

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

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Health

89.7% of the population of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 49% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.63% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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.

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

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1,418 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

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).

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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%).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,107

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,354

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,457

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

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.

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

10.3%

Uninsured

49%

Employer Coverage

14.2%

Medicaid

12.7%

Medicare

12.2%

Non-Group

1.63%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 10.3%.

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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, at 15.2%.

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Diversity

Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO is home to a population of 129k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2016, 1.87% of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (2.42k people).

In 2017, there were 10.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (112k people) in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.18k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO are Spanish (922 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (419 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (248 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

31

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was 38.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 31. But people in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.87%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.42k people

1.76%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

2.27k people

As of 2016, 1.87% of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO residents (2.42k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was 1.76%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. China

    603 ± 601 people

  2. Mexico

    354 ± 461 people

  3. Philippines

    227 ± 370 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was China, the natal country of 603 Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO residents, followed by Mexico with 354 and Philippines with 227.

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Citizenship

98.5%

2017 Citizenship

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.5% of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    112k ± 150

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    10.6k ± 347

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    2.18k ± 432

In 2017, there were 10.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (112k people) in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.18k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    922 speakers (0.758%)

  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    419 speakers (0.345%)

  3. French (Incl. Cajun)

    248 speakers (0.204%)

2.76% of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was Spanish. 0.758% of the overall population of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO are native Spanish speakers. 0.345% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.204% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,200 ± 285

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,105 ± 229

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,040 ± 231

Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.9 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO awarded 2,496 degrees. The student population of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO is skewed towards women, with 4,844 male students and 7,200 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO are White (1,943 and 87.4%), followed by Black or African American (194 and 8.72%), Hispanic or Latino (26 and 1.17%), and Asian (25 and 1.12%).

The largest universities in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO by number of degrees awarded are Southeast Missouri State University (2,186 and 87.6%), Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center (117 and 4.69%), and Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (96 and 3.85%).

The most popular majors in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO are Registered Nursing (186 and 7.45%), General Studies (156 and 6.25%), and General Business Administration & Management (134 and 5.37%).

The median tuition costs in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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 degrees awarded

  2. 106 degrees awarded

  3. 156 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was Registered Nursing with 114 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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

990

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,506

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 990 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO, which is 0.657 times less than the 1,506 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

    1,943 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    194 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    26 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO were to White students. These 1,943 degrees mean that there were 10 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 194 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was $131,300 in 2017, which is 0.572 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $126,000 to $131,300, a 4.21% increase. The homeownership rate in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO is 67.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 20.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$131,300

2017 Median

± $3,311

$126,000

2016 Median

± $3,531

In 2017, the median property value in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO grew to to $131,300 from the previous year's value of $126,000.

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

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Household Income

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$45,677

Median Household Income

± $1,476

49.7k

Number of Households

± 1,402

In 2017, the median household income of the 49.7k households in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO grew to $45,677 from the previous year's value of $44,547.

The following chart displays the households in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

67.9%

2017 Homeownership

67.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.9% of the housing units in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.6%.

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

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Commute Time

20.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO have a shorter commute time (20.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.27% of the workforce in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.8%

  2. Carpooled

    11.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.21%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was Drove Alone (81.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.1%) and those who Worked At Home (3.21%).

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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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