Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Population 2018

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri's estimated population is 78,161 with a growth rate of -0.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cape Girardeau County, Missouri is the 15th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201778,013-148-0.19%
201778,161-229-0.29%
201678,3902390.31%
201578,1512550.33%
201477,8964290.55%
201377,4674370.57%
201277,0304640.61%
201176,5666710.88%
201075,89514,26223.14%
199061,6332,7964.75%
198058,8379,48719.22%
197049,3507,33017.44%
196042,0203,6239.44%
195038,3976221.65%
194037,7754,57213.77%
193033,2033,36411.27%
192029,8392,2188.03%
191027,6213,30613.60%
190024,3152,25510.22%
189022,0601,0625.06%
188020,9983,44019.59%
187017,5582,01112.93%
186015,5471,63511.75%
185013,9124,55348.65%
18409,3591,91425.71%
18307,4451,47724.75%
18205,9682,08053.50%
18103,8880.00%

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White68,620
Black or African American6,172
Two or More Races1,742
Asian1,104
Some Other Race198
American Indian and Alaska Native160
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander17

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Median Age

36.3


Total

35.2


Male

37.6


Female

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Adults

There are 61,290 adults, (12,224 of whom are seniors) in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

40,153

51.47%

Male

37,860

48.53%

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Households and Families

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All65.4%34.6%
Male62.9%37.1%
Female47.4%52.6%
Non Family44.7%55.3%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,6132.5265.4
Married14,2503.0485.3
Non Family10,9791.4844.7
Female2,9843.6147.4
Male1,4003.0262.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Households

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Education

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3932.78%
9th to 12th Grade3,4716.93%
High School Graduate15,91031.77%
Some College11,31022.58%
Associates Degree3,0706.13%
Bachelors Degree9,37818.72%
Graduate Degree5,55411.09%

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White45,10940,95213,839
Black3,0262,592443
Hispanic887750195
Multiple Races601543141
Asian464422301
Native American1469329
Other Race1148912
Islander777

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,784$41,114$27,653
Less Than High School$23,125$26,028$17,847
High School Grad$27,961$35,507$20,839
Some College$30,941$39,146$25,341
Bachelors Degree$44,265$52,149$37,652
Graduate Degree$47,387$55,847$45,497

$33,784

Average Earnings

$41,114

Average Male

$27,653

Average Female

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Language

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Language by Age

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Language

96.84% of Cape Girardeau County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 3.16% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 1.16% of the population.

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Poverty

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White64,8549,33214.39%
Black5,7292,32140.51%
Asian1,03766263.84%
Hispanic1,70052530.88%
Multiple1,65145827.74%
Native1595836.48%
Other1933920.21%
Islander17952.94%

17.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.61%

Male Poverty Rate

18.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri is Asian, with 63.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri is White, with 14.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.72%.

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.21%
High School12.63%
Some College12.56%
Bachelors or Greater5.09%

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.17%
Male Unemployed31.51%
Female Employed14.35%
Male Employed7.19%

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Income

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,554$65,629
Families$64,443$80,683
Married Families$72,936$
Non Families$27,342$37,992

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Marital Status

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Veterans

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Veterans by War

5,076

Number of Veterans

4,939

Male Veterans

137

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,014
First Gulf War840
Second Gulf War691
Korea481
World War II297

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,446
75+1,305
35 to 541,124
55 to 64874
18 to 34327

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,7548.65%
Black2756.79%
Hispanic14012.53%
2 or More424.74%
Indian53.42%

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Veterans by Education

8.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Employment Status

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Employment by Age

63%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Employment by Race

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cape Girardeau 380003962816284.28%
Jackson137481503612889.37%
Scott City 45584492-66-1.45%
Delta43844020.46%
Gordonville39140092.30%
Oak Ridge24024662.50%
Whitewater12512832.40%
Allenville11611932.59%
Pocahontas11411732.63%
Dutchtown949622.13%
Old Appleton858722.35%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990