Sikeston is a city located in Scott County Missouri. With a 2020 population of 15,825, it is the 47th largest city in Missouri and the 2245th largest city in the United States . Sikeston is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -3.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,318 in 2010. Sikeston reached it's highest population of 17,641 in 1990. Spanning over 18 miles, Sikeston has a population density of 884 people per square mile.
The average household income in Sikeston is $56,270 with a poverty rate of 24.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $712 per month, and the median house value is $121,400. The median age in Sikeston is 39.9 years, 36.3 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.