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Population (year 2000): 35,349. Estimated population in July 2005: 36,204 (+2.4% change)
Males: 16,695 (47.2%), Females: 18,654 (52.8%)

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Median resident age: 33.6 years
Median household income: $32,452 (year 2000)
Median house value: $90,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Cape Girardeau:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.7%)
  • Black (9.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (28.1%), Irish (10.7%), United States (10.6%), English (8.0%), French (3.6%), Dutch (2.2%).Girardeau, Missouri

Elevation: 354 feet

Land area: 24.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Cape Girardeau

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cape Girardeau city

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

2.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +350 (+1.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louis, MO St. (103.0 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (338.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cape Girardeau, IL (3.6 miles East City, MO Scott (6.4 miles MO (7.9 miles Kelso, Dutchtown, MO (8.6 miles) , IL Thebes, (8.7 miles MO (8.8 miles Gordonville, MO (9.1 miles Jackson, MO (11.8 miles Chaffee,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 81 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 1997: 66 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 1998: 78 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 1999: 68 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2001: 66 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2004: 96 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2005: 112 buildings, average cost: $156,300

Latitude: 37.31 N, Longitude: 89.55 W

Area code: 573


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.3%), Retail trade (15.1%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.7%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,814 (+30.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,601 (78.5%)


 

Crime in Cape Girardeau by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 0 1 1 1
    per 100,000 2.8 2.8 0.0 2.8 2.8 2.8
Rapes 13 21 9 16 13 14
    per 100,000 36.8 59.4 25.5 45.3 36.8 39.6
Robberies 37 39 33 42 37 45
    per 100,000 104.7 110.3 93.4 118.8 104.7 127.3
Assaults 17 49 18 6 31 126
    per 100,000 48.1 138.6 50.9 17.0 87.7 356.4
Burglaries 276 237 279 250 284 347
    per 100,000 780.8 670.5 789.3 707.2 803.4 981.6
Thefts 2,110 2,092 2,160 1,820 1,681 1,816
    per 100,000 5969.1 5918.1 6110.5 5148.7 4755.4 5137.3
Auto thefts 102 53 37 44 60 78
    per 100,000 288.6 149.9 104.7 124.5 169.7 220.7
375.1 383.1 356.4 325.4 326.5 420.0

Average climate in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cape Girardeau-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Cape Girardeau city center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category 4 tornado 32.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

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Hospitals/medical centers in Cape Girardeau:
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HOSPITAL (1701 LACEY ST)
  • ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (211 ST FRANCIS DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Cape Girardeau:
  • CHOATE MENTAL HEALTH & DEVELOPMENT CTR (about 26 miles; ANNA, IL)
  • UNION COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; ANNA, IL)
  • MISSOURI DELTA MEDICAL CENTER (about 29 miles; SIKESTON, MO)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cape Girardeau:
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 7 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; ID: CGI)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 38 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; ID: MDH)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 49 miles; MARION, IL; ID: MWA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cape Girardeau:
  • CAIRO RGNL (about 29 miles; CAIRO, IL; ID: CIR)
  • SIKESTON MEML MUNI (about 30 miles; SIKESTON, MO; ID: SIK)
  • TWIN CITY AIRPARK (about 31 miles; MARBLE HILL, MO; ID: 0T3)

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Colleges/Universities in Cape Girardeau:
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 7,227; Location: ONE UNIVERSITY PLZ; Public; Website: WWW.SEMO.EDU; Offers Master's degree)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER (FT enrollment: 117; Location: 301 N CLARK AVE; Public)
  • METRO BUSINESS COLLEGE OF CAPE GIRARDEAU (FT enrollment: 50; Location: 1732 N KINGSHIGHWAY; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.METROBUSINESSCOLLEGE.EDU)
  • STAGE ONE (FT enrollment: 48; Location: 904 BROADWAY; Private, for-profit)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HOSPITAL COLLEGE OF NURSING (FT enrollment: 37; Location: 1819 BROADWAY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.southeastmissourihospital.com/college)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cape Girardeau:
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 37 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 45 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 89 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 7,333)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 91 miles; MARTIN, TN; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • JEFFERSON COLLEGE (about 97 miles; HILLSBORO, MO; FT enrollment: 2,568)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 100 miles; MURRAY, KY; FT enrollment: 7,676)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 102 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 10,038)
Public high schools in Cape Girardeau:
  • CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 1,334; Location: 1000 S SILVER SPRINGS RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU CAR. & TECH CTR (Location: 1080 S SILVER SPRINGS RD; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high schools in Cape Girardeau:
  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 401; Location: 265 NOTRE DAME DR; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • EAGLE RIDGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 172; Location: 4210 STATE HIGHWAY K; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Cape Girardeau:
  • CENTRAL JR. HIGH (Students: 693; Location: 205 CARUTHERS; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • CENTRAL MIDDLE (Students: 640; Location: 1900 THILENIUS; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • NELL HOLCOMB ELEM. (Students: 345; Location: 6547 STATE HWY 177; Grades: KG - 08)
  • ALMA SCHRADER ELEM. (Students: 307; Location: 1360 RANDOL; Grades: KG - 04)
  • JEFFERSON ELEM. (Students: 294; Location: 520 S MINNESOTA; Grades: KG - 04)
  • BLANCHARD ELEM. (Students: 283; Location: 1829 N SPRIGG ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • CLIPPARD ELEM. (Students: 278; Location: 2860 HOPPER RD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • FRANKLIN ELEM. (Students: 220; Location: 215 N LOUISIANA; Grades: KG - 04)
  • GORDONVILLE ATTENDANCE CTR. (Students: 35; Location: 653 STATE HWY Z; Grades: 01 - 03)
  • PARKVIEW STATE SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: 1020 S PARKWAY DR; Grades: KG - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Cape Girardeau:
  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 448; Location: 1919 RITTER DRIVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 229; Location: 55 NORTH PACIFIC STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY CATHEDRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 210 SOUTH SPRIGG ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CAPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 122; Location: 1855 PERRYVILLE ROAD; Grades: KG - 6)
  • DEER CREEK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 14; Location: 185 DEER CREEK LN; Grades: 1 - 7)
Library in Cape Girardeau:
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $696,290; Location: 711 N. CLARK ST.; 99,123 books; 3,918 audio materials; 2,304 video materials; 151 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Cape Girardeau: Rock Levee (A), Cape Girardeau Country Club (B), Town Plaza (C), Gulf Junction (D).

Shopping Center: West Park Mall (1).

Churches in Cape Girardeau include: Hanover Church (A), Saint Vincents Church (B), Hobbs Chapel (C).

Cemeteries: County Memorial Park (1), Mount Auburn Cemetery (2), Lorimier Cemetery (3), Old Hanover Cemetery (4), Saint Marys Cemetery (5), Fairmon Cemetery (6), Nunn Cemetery (7).

Reservoirs: Little Ponderosa Lake (A), North Twin Lake (B).

Creeks: Sloan Creek (A), Juden Creek (B).

Parks in Cape Girardeau include: Mount Tabor Park (1), Arena Park (2), Capaha Park (3), Missouri Park (4), Houck Stadium (5), Indian Park (6).


Cape Girardeau compared to Missouri state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Cape Girardeau:
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KGIR (1220 AM; 0 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KUGT (1170 AM; daytime; 0 kW; JACKSON, MO; Owner: THE LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
Strongest FM radio stations in Cape Girardeau:
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KDMC-LP (103.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KCGQ-FM (99.3 FM; GORDONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KMHM (104.1 FM; LUTESVILLE, MO; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)
TV broadcast stations around Cape Girardeau:
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • K58FD (Channel 58; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • K33EQ (Channel 33; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K67HF (Channel 67; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K10KM (Channel 10; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)

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