East Cape Girardeau, Illinois Population 2024

250

East Cape Girardeau is a city located in Alexander County Illinois. East Cape Girardeau has a 2024 population of 250. East Cape Girardeau is currently declining at a rate of -3.47% annually and its population has decreased by -12.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 285 in 2020.

The average household income in East Cape Girardeau is $55,067 with a poverty rate of 35.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in East Cape Girardeau is 38.2 years, 38.4 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

East Cape Girardeau Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Cape Girardeau was:

  • White: 88.63%
  • Two or more races: 7.87%
  • Black or African American: 3.21%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
127.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-12.28% (-35)
The current population of East Cape Girardeau, Illinois is 250 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 285.

East Cape Girardeau, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White30488.63%
Two or more races277.87%
Black or African American113.21%
Asian10.29%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

East Cape Girardeau Population by Race

East Cape Girardeau Population Pyramid 2024

East Cape Girardeau Median Age

38.2

Total

38.4

Male

37.6

Female

East Cape Girardeau Adults

There are 239 adults, (32 of whom are seniors) in East Cape Girardeau.

East Cape Girardeau Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

East Cape Girardeau Sex Ratio

Female16447.81%
Male17952.19%

East Cape Girardeau Population by Age

East Cape Girardeau Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All883.962.537.5
Married393.8571.828.2
Non Family322.755050
Male165.1362.537.5
Female1231000
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4.3

Average Family Size

3.9

Average Household Size

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Cape Girardeau Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Cape Girardeau Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Cape Girardeau Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 40%.

East Cape Girardeau Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,500

Average Earnings

$31,250

Average Male

$

Average Female

East Cape Girardeau Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Cape Girardeau Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Cape Girardeau Language

96.01% of East Cape Girardeau residents speak only English, while 3.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.68% of the population.

East Cape Girardeau Language

East Cape Girardeau Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White29711839.73%
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35.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.16%

Male Poverty Rate

44.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Cape Girardeau

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Cape Girardeau is White, with 39.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Cape Girardeau is White, with 39.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.99%.

East Cape Girardeau Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School48.34%
Some College20%
Less Than 9th Grade15%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%
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East Cape Girardeau Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.25%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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East Cape Girardeau Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Cape Girardeau Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Cape Girardeau Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

East Cape Girardeau Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Cape Girardeau Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

East Cape Girardeau Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Cape Girardeau Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

30

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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East Cape Girardeau Veterans by War

count

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East Cape Girardeau Veterans by Age

count

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East Cape Girardeau Veterans by Race

East Cape Girardeau Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Cape Girardeau Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.6%

Labor Force Participation

41.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

East Cape Girardeau Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Cape Girardeau Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Cape Girardeau Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

30.9%

Born in East Cape Girardeau

99.42%

Native Born

0.58%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.42% of East Cape Girardeau residents were born in the United States, with 30.9% having been born in Illinois. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

East Cape Girardeau Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029205-9-4.21%
2028214-9-4.04%
2027223-9-3.88%
2026232-9-3.73%
2025241-9-3.6%
2024250-9-3.47%
2023259-9-3.36%
2022268-9-3.25%
2021277-8-2.81%
202028520.71%
2019283-12-4.07%
2018295-12-3.91%
2017307-8-2.54%
2016315-15-4.55%
2015330-16-4.62%
2014346-10-2.81%
2013356-4-1.11%
2012360-11-2.96%
2011371-11-2.88%
2010382
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East Cape Girardeau Population by Year