Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO

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2019 Population
129,349
0.0116% 1-year growth
US Senator
Roy Blunt
Republican Party
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
38
0.262% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
17.3%
4.64% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$50,027
4.58% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$142,500
4.78% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
56,900
2.03% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO had a population of 129k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $50,027. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO grew from 129,334 to 129,349, a 0.0116% increase and its median household income grew from $47,835 to $50,027, a 4.58% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.98%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.15%), White (Hispanic) (1.8%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.19%). 3.19% of the households in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98.5% of the residents in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was $142,500, and the homeownership rate was 67%. Most people in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO is home to a population of 129k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 2.13% of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (2.75k people).

In 2019, there were 10.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (111k people) in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.78k Two+ (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 (1,373 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (556 speakers), and Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages (211 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    111k ± 161
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.3k ± 369
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.78k ± 382
2.21%
Hispanic Population
2.86k people

In 2019, there were 10.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (111k people) in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.78k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.21% of the people in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO are hispanic (2.86k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,373 speakers (1.13%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    556 speakers (0.457%)
  3. Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages
    211 speakers (0.173%)

3.19% of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was Spanish. 1.13% of the overall population of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO are native Spanish speakers. 0.457% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.173% speak Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.13%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.75k people
2.19%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.83k people

As of 2019, 2.13% of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO residents (2.75k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was 2.19%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
32
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3

In 2019, the median age of all people in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was 38. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 32. But people in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    764 ± 677 people
  2. Mexico
    475 ± 534 people
  3. Bangladesh
    300 ± 425 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was China, the natal country of 764 Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO residents, followed by Mexico with 475 and Bangladesh with 300.

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Citizenship

98.5%
2019 Citizenship
98.4%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.5% of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,155 ± 319
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,461 ± 281
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,168 ± 248

Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Missouri, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Missouri (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Missouri.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Missouri across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO is $50,027. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was Jackson County (South Central) PUMA, MO with a value of $102,695, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (West) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $100,335 and $99,325.

Males in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,560. The income inequality in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.449, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO employs 56.9k people. The largest industries in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,146 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,145 people), and Construction (3,602 people), and the highest paying industries are Advertising, public relations & related services ($156,082), Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing ($152,839), and Management of companies & enterprises ($112,536).

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,027
2019 value
± $1,730
4.58%
1 Year Growth
± 4.53%

Households in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO have a median annual income of $50,027, 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 $47,835 in 2018, which represents a 4.58% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$54,443
Average Male Salary in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO
± $8,500
$39,560
Average Female Salary in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO
± $6,465

In 2019, full-time male employees in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO
  1. White
    $40,232 ± $4,939
  2. Asian
    $31,376 ± $28,999
  3. Two or More Races
    $30,982 ± $24,046

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO workers was White. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO.

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Wage Distribution

0.449
2019 Wage GINI in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO
0.451
2018 Wage GINI in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO

In 2019, the income inequality in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.395% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was Jackson County (South Central) PUMA, MO with a value of $102,695, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (West) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $100,335 and $99,325.

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

17.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO (21.7k out of 125k 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
    16,345 ± 899
  2. Black
    3,894 ± 458
  3. Hispanic
    918 ± 260

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

56.9k
2019 Value
2.03%
1 Year growth
± 2.03%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 2.03%, from 55.8k employees to 56.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO, are Registered nurses (1,814 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,776 people), and Cashiers (1,746 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 (1,814 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,776 people), and Cashiers (1,746 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 Residential advisors (5.45 times higher than expected), Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers (4.72 times), and Surgical technologists (4.26 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 ($294,530), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($185,251), and Industrial production managers ($166,273).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

56.9k
2019 Value
2.03%
1 Year growth
± 2.03%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 2.03%, from 55.8k employees to 56.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,146 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,145 people), and Construction (3,602 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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,146 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,145 people), and Construction (3,602 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO has an unusually high number of Railroad rolling stock manufacturing (14.4 times higher than expected), Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing (8.55 times), and Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers (8.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO, by average salary, are Advertising, public relations & related services ($156,082), Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing ($152,839), and Management of companies & enterprises ($112,536).

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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. $27.2B
  2. $25.9B
  3. $25B

In 2018, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $27.2B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($25.9B) and Mixed freight ($25B).

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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$283B
2018 Value in Missouri
$486B
Projected 2045 Value in Missouri
71.5% growth

In 2018, total outbound Missouri trade was $283B. This is expected to increase 71.5% to $486B 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. $29.3B
  2. $13.6B
  3. $12.1B

In 2018, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $29.3B, followed by Kansas with $13.6B and Texas and $12.1B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Missouri went to Donald J. Trump with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (38.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.47%). 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 and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 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.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Missouri
56.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Missouri
  1. 85.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 85% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 83.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Missouri 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 colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Missouri

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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

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing Missouri.

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 over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 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 have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO awarded 2,439 degrees. The student population of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO is skewed towards women, with 4,383 male students and 6,707 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO, 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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO was $142,500 in 2019, which is 0.593 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $136,000 to $142,500, a 4.78% increase. The homeownership rate in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO is 67%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 20.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. 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

$142,500
2019 Median
± $3,385
$136,000
2018 Median
± $3,595

In 2019, the median property value in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO grew to to $142,500 from the previous year's value of $136,000.

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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$50,027
Median Household Income
± $1,730
49.4k
Number of Households
± 1,456

In 2019, the median household income of the 49.4k households in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO grew to $50,027 from the previous year's value of $47,835.

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%
2019 Homeownership
67.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 67% of the housing units in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. 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

20.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO have a shorter commute time (20.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.2% 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 Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (81.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.46%)

In 2019, 81.1% of workers in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.7%) and those who worked at home (3.46%).

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 false.

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Health

90.8% of the population of Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 48.4% on employee plans, 14.4% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 1.92% 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).

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.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.3%). Additionally, Dunklin County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,422 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri

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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Missouri 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

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$8,107
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Missouri
$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

9.19%
Uninsured
48.4%
Employer Coverage
14.4%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
1.92%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO declined by 4.77% from 9.65% to 9.19%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cape Girardeau, Scott & Bollinger Counties PUMA, MO 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. 19.6% prevalence
  3. 19% prevalence

Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 22.3%.

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

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