Cape Girardeau County MO Information

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Cape Girardeau County Subdivisions

Cape Girardeau County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 79,688
Population in Households 75,865
Population in Familes 59,360
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,823
Population Density1 138
Diversity Index2 28
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 31,089
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 19,969
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 34,128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,079 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,010 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,039 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $147,534
Average Home Value $190,651
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,953
Average Household Income $60,842
Per Capita Income $24,410
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.89%
Households 0.65% 0.79%
Families 0.49% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Cape Girardeau County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cape Girardeau County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 88th
Population Density1 # 16 87th
Diversity Index2 # 24 80th
Median Household Income # 26 78th
Per Capita Income # 19 84th

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