Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Population 2022

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri's estimated population is 82,918 with a growth rate of 0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cape Girardeau County, Missouri is the 15th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 75,674 and has seen a growth of 9.57% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18103,8880.00%
18205,9682,08053.50%
18307,4451,47724.75%
18409,3591,91425.71%
185013,9124,55348.65%
186015,5471,63511.75%
187017,5582,01112.93%
188020,9983,44019.59%
189022,0601,0625.06%
190024,3152,25510.22%
191027,6213,30613.60%
192029,8392,2188.03%
193033,2033,36411.27%
194037,7754,57213.77%
195038,3976221.65%
196042,0203,6239.44%
197049,3507,33017.44%
198058,8379,48719.22%
199061,6332,7964.75%
201075,67414,04122.78%
201176,2786040.80%
201276,8826040.79%
201377,4866040.79%
201478,0906040.78%
201578,6946040.77%
201679,2986040.77%
201779,9026040.76%
201880,5066040.76%
201981,1106040.75%
202081,7106000.74%
202182,3146040.74%
202282,9186040.73%
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Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White68,83087.31%
Black or African American5,7447.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native730.09%
Asian1,3921.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1040.13%
Some Other Race3570.45%
Two or More Races2,3342.96%
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Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Population by Race

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Median Age

36.7


Total

35.4


Male

37.9


Female

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Adults

There are 62,052 adults, (13,082 of whom are seniors) in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

40,751

51.69%

Male

38,083

48.31%

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Population by Age

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

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Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
Male76%24%
All65.9%34.1%
Non Family46.4%53.6%
Female43%57%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,2152.4965.9
Married14,6653.0484.9
Male1,1693.2876
Female2,8833.5343
Non Family11,4981.4546.4

3.06

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1952.36%
9th to 12th Grade3,0726.05%
High School Graduate15,99231.52%
Some College11,48222.63%
Associates Degree2,8255.57%
Bachelors Degree9,85019.41%
Graduate Degree6,32012.46%
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Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian487423323
Native American515123
2+ Races787762337
White45,63242,02515,031
Hispanic961805224
Black2,8832,485327
Islander102847
Other Race2231878

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.32%.

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,296$43,632$29,915
Less Than 9th Grade$23,466$28,913$14,662
High School Graduate$31,295$37,238$22,961
Some College$32,858$42,377$26,723
Bachelors Degree$43,500$50,803$39,807
Graduate Degree$47,591$60,591$44,498

$36,296

Average Earnings

$43,632

Average Male

$29,915

Average Female

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Language by Age

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Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Language

96.42% of Cape Girardeau County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 3.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Language

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian1,31670553.57%
Black5,2721,90936.21%
Hispanic1,85058031.35%
Multiple2,24154724.41%
White64,8738,20712.65%
Islander10498.65%
Other38NaN%

15.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.29%

Male Poverty Rate

16.31%

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 53.57% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.18%.

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.20%
High School12.85%
Some College12.36%
Bachelors or Greater4.83%

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.54%
Male Unemployed30.68%
Female Employed10.68%
Female Unemployed17.49%

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

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,776$69,357
Families$71,022$85,957
Married Families$80,189$95,993
Non Families$29,210$39,798
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Income by Household Type

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Marital Status

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4,675

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War954
First Gulf War922
Vietnam1,797
Korea393
World War II191

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34404
35 to 541,038
55 to 64685
65 to 741,348
75+1,200

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2777.75%
Black2796.95%
Islander1817.31%
Other Race248.86%
2+ Races776.75%
Hispanic524.38%

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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9.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.79%

Born in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

2.02%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.21% of Cape Girardeau County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 72.79% having been born in Missouri. 2.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Place of Birth

  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

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