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Population (year 2000): 16,992. Estimated population in July 2005: 17,180 (+1.1% change)
Males: 7,850 (46.2%), Females: 9,142 (53.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $28,589 (year 2000)
Median house value: $75,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Sikeston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.0%)
  • Black (22.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (17.1%), German (11.8%), Irish (11.5%), English (6.8%), French (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).Missouri

Elevation: 329 feet

Land area: 17.9 square miles

Sikeston,

For population 25 years and over in Sikeston

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sikeston city

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -752 (-4.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Jackson, (100.9 miles pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Memphis, (124.7 miles pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (367.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MO (3.5 miles Miner, MO Morehouse, (7.7 miles MO (8.4 miles Matthews, City, MO (9.2 miles Haywood MO (9.5 miles Blodgett, MO (9.6 miles Bertrand, MO (10.4 miles Vanduser, MO (11.1 miles Canalou,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 46 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2001: 46 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2004: 50 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $182,200

Latitude: 36.88 N, Longitude: 89.59 W

Area code: 573


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.1%), Manufacturing (15.9%), Retail trade (15.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,719 (+21.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,895 (69.3%)


 

Crime in Sikeston by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 2 2 2 3 0
    per 100,000 0.0 11.8 11.8 11.8 17.7 0.0
Rapes 2 9 12 8 10 5
    per 100,000 11.8 53.0 70.6 47.1 58.9 29.4
Robberies 32 34 29 23 17 20
    per 100,000 188.3 200.1 170.7 135.4 100.0 117.7
Assaults 124 139 94 23 46 75
    per 100,000 729.8 818.0 553.2 135.4 270.7 441.4
Burglaries 247 212 153 118 130 165
    per 100,000 1453.6 1247.6 900.4 694.4 765.1 971.0
Thefts 731 721 534 582 564 531
    per 100,000 4302.0 4243.2 3142.7 3425.1 3319.2 3125.0
Auto thefts 77 97 63 31 31 36
    per 100,000 453.2 570.9 370.8 182.4 182.4 211.9
517.2 559.3 420.3 298.5 326.3 345.3

Average climate in Sikeston, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sikeston,

Sikeston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 111% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1981, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Sikeston city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

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Hospital/medical center in Sikeston:
  • MISSOURI DELTA MEDICAL CENTER (1008 NORTH MAIN ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sikeston:
  • MISSOURI SOUTHERN HEALTHCARE (about 28 miles; DEXTER, MO)
  • ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 29 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sikeston:
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 24 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; ID: CGI)
  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 58 miles; PADUCAH, KY; ID: PAH)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 66 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; ID: MDH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sikeston:
  • SIKESTON MEML MUNI (about 3 miles; SIKESTON, MO; ID: SIK)
  • MISSISSIPPI COUNTY (about 17 miles; CHARLESTON, MO; ID: CHQ)
  • COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 24 miles; NEW MADRID, MO; ID: EIW)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 19 $57,788 $36,497 3 $1,525
Local Libraries 5 $9,339 $22,413 3 $1,328
Electric Power 117 $490,649 $50,322 1 $1,054
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $3,022 $36,264 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $12,352 $24,704 2 $872
Streets and Highways 11 $22,782 $24,853 0 $0
Health 1 $1,873 $22,476 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 41 $133,573 $39,094 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $3,618 $21,708 0 $0
Water Supply 26 $82,657 $38,149 0 $0
Other Government Administration 13 $38,207 $35,268 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $22,835 $30,446 0 $0
Sewerage 4 $13,435 $40,305 0 $0
Police - Other 9 $20,006 $26,674 0 $0
Totals for Government 264 $912,135 $41,460 9 $4,780
Colleges/Universities in Sikeston:
  • SIKESTON CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 87; Location: 1002 VIRGINIA ST; Public; Website: www.sikeston.k12.mo.us)
  • SIKESTON BEAUTY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 22; Location: 1100 S MAIN STE A; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sikeston:
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 64 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; FT enrollment: 19,742)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 71 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 4,255)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 72 miles; MARTIN, TN; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 92 miles; MURRAY, KY; FT enrollment: 7,676)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 98 miles; JACKSON, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 103 miles; JACKSON, TN; FT enrollment: 2,534)
Public high schools in Sikeston:
  • SIKESTON SR. HIGH (Students: 812; Location: 200 PINE ST; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • SCOTT CO. CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 190; Location: 20794 US HWY 61; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • SIKESTON CAREER & TECH. CTR. (Location: 200 PINE ST; Grades: 10 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Sikeston:
  • SIKESTON MIDDLE (Students: 656; Location: 510 LINDENWOOD; Grades: 06 - 07)
  • SIKESTON JR. HIGH (Students: 602; Location: 100 TWITTY DR; Grades: 08 - 09)
  • LEE HUNTER ELEM. (Students: 358; Location: BAKER LN; Grades: 01 - 04)
  • SOUTHEAST ELEM. (Students: 297; Location: ABLES RD; Grades: 01 - 04)
  • MATTHEWS ELEM. (Students: 292; Location: COURTNEY & ELM; Grades: 01 - 04)
  • SIKESTON KINDERGARTEN CTR. (Students: 282; Location: E SALCEDO RD; Grades: KG - KG)
  • SOUTHWEST ELEM. (Students: 271; Location: MURRAY LN; Grades: 05 - 05)
  • MOREHOUSE ELEM. (Students: 263; Location: 1002 VIRGINIA; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SCOTT CO. CENTRAL ELEM. (Students: 225; Location: 20794 US HWY 61; Grades: PK - 06)
  • NEW DAWN STATE SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 710 GLENN DR; Grades: KG - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Sikeston:
  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL (Students: 156; Location: 106 N STODDARD ST; Grades: KG - 7)
  • SOUTHEAST MO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 109; Location: 1440 ABLES RD.; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Sikeston:
  • SIKESTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $264,161; Location: 121 EAST NORTH ST.; 35,119 books; 945 audio materials; 759 video materials; 116 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • St. Francis Xavier School have PK-8th.

Shopping Center: Kingsway Mall (1).

Churches in Sikeston include: Northside Church (A), Saint Francis Xavier Church (B).

Cemeteries: Hart Cemetery (1), Memorial Park Cemetery (2), Cobb Cemetery (3), Garden of Memories (4).

Parks in Sikeston include: West End Park (1), Malone Park (2), Clayton Park (3).


Sikeston compared to Missouri state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Sikeston:
  • KSIM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCHR (1350 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: SOUTH MISSOURI B/C COMPANY, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Sikeston:
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)
  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • 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)
  • KCGQ-FM (99.3 FM; GORDONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KYMO-FM (105.3 FM; EAST PRAIRIE, MO; Owner: USHER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
TV broadcast stations around Sikeston:
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58FD (Channel 58; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

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