Cape Girardeau, MO 63703 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 63703: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

Acceptable Alternative
Cpe Girardeau, MO 63703

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 969
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,426
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 440
  • County: Cape Girardeau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.296, Longitude -89.538
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cape Girardeau, MO 63703 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,641
Daytime Population: Workers 15,749
Daytime Population: Residents 5,464
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,213
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.45
Population in Households 8,291
Population in Familes 5,298
Population in Group Qrtrs 350
Population Density2 666
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $29,593
Average Household Income $44,984
Per Capita Income $20,580


Total Housing Units 4,461 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,342 (30.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,462 (55.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 657 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $89,014
Average Home Value $106,501


Total Households 3,804
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 1,760
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.43% 0.52%
Households 0.22% 0.45%
Families -0.02% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Cape Girardeau, MO 63703 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 63703 to the other 1,012 ZIP Codes in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 213 79th
Population Density # 148 85th
Diversity Index # 54 95th
Median Household Income # 960 5th
Per Capita Income # 727 28th

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