Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 63701: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Acceptable Alternative
Cpe Girardeau, MO 63701

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cape Girardeau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.319, Longitude -89.541
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,025
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 15,663
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 752
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,911

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 63701 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 63701 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 38,907
Population in Households 35,624
Population in Familes 26,439
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,283
Population Density2 306
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $53,102
Average Household Income $72,326
Per Capita Income $29,134


Total Housing Units 16,339 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,364 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,714 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,261 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $167,587
Average Home Value $224,186


Total Households 15,078
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 9,164
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.71% 0.65%
Households 0.72% 0.69%
Families 0.56% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 63701 to the other 1,009 ZIP Codes in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 28 97th
Population Density # 190 81st
Diversity Index # 126 88th
Median Household Income # 270 73rd
Per Capita Income # 186 82nd

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