East Cape Girardeau, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 347 (78% urban, 22% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.6%
 
Males: 153  (44.2%)
Females: 194  (55.8%)
Median resident age:  44.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62957.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,023 (it was $29,688 in 2000)
East Cape Girardeau:

$31,023
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,143 (it was $14,420 in 2000)

East Cape Girardeau village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $64,229 (it was $33,200 in 2000)
East Cape Girardeau:

$64,229
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $57,559; Detached houses: $64,373; Mobile homes: $19,078

Median gross rent in 2016: $876.

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  • Races in East Cape Girardeau, IL (2016)

    East Cape Girardeau races chart
    • 61592.2%White alone
    • 284.2%Black alone
    • 111.6%Two or more races
    • 30.4%Hispanic
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

Races in East Cape Girardeau detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in East Cape Girardeau: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (27.1%), German (21.8%), Irish (5.2%), French Canadian (3.9%), English (2.2%), Kenyan (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/16/1975

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 1.97 square miles.

Population density: 176 people per square mile   (very low).

East Cape Girardeau, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in East Cape Girardeau:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Cape Girardeau village:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 22.4%

6 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.9%
Illinois:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,601 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $486 (0.8%)

East Cape Girardeau satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (100.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (328.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cape Girardeau, MO (1.7 miles ), McClure, IL (2.0 miles ), Scott City, MO (2.4 miles ), Thebes, IL (2.4 miles ), Kelso, MO (2.8 miles ), Dutchtown, MO (3.1 miles) , Gordonville, MO (3.1 miles ), Commerce, MO (3.2 miles) .

Latitude: 37.30 N, Longitude: 89.50 W

East Cape Girardeau household income distribution East Cape Girardeau home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-2.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (33%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (22%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in East Cape Girardeau: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in East Cape Girardeau, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

East Cape Girardeau-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the East Cape Girardeau village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 tornado 28.0 miles away from the village center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Cape Girardeau-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 9.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 118.8 miles away from East Cape Girardeau center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 137.2 miles away from East Cape Girardeau center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 34.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alexander County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Cape Girardeau topographic map

Birthplace of: Derek Winans - College basketball player (SE Missouri State Indians).

Hospitals and medical centers near East Cape Girardeau:

  • RATLIFF CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO)
  • LUTHERAN HOME/HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO)
  • LUTHERAN HOME, THE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF CAPE GIRARDEAU (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Cape Girardeau:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 3 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,678)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 33 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 39 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 63 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Rend Lake College (about 66 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Mineral Area College (about 67 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)

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Alexander County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 34.2%
(36.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.6%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Illinois average:

12.1

East Cape Girardeau travel time to work - commute East Cape Girardeau mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for East Cape Girardeau village (based on Alexander County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,99618
Catholic4731
Mainline Protestant4706
Black Protestant4333
Other381
None4,828-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Alexander County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Alexander County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Alexander County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alexander County:

28.4%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.9%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.5%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
East Cape Girardeau:

44.1%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
East Cape Girardeau:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Cape Girardeau:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
East Cape Girardeau:

28.9%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.7%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
East Cape Girardeau:

75.8%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Cape Girardeau, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$375
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$950
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,470
Totals for Government 0$0 9$2,795

East Cape Girardeau government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $10,000 ($28.82)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $88,000 ($253.60)
    Financial Administration: $77,000 ($221.90)
    Gas Utilities: $20,000 ($57.64)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($14.41)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($115.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($60.52)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $7,000 ($20.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,000 ($43.23)

East Cape Girardeau government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $107,000 ($308.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($31.70)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($17.29)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $75,000 ($216.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $41,000 ($118.16)
    Highways: $12,000 ($34.58)
    Public Welfare: $5,000 ($14.41)
    All Other: $4,000 ($11.53)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($14.41)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($8.65)

East Cape Girardeau government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Gas Utilities: $675,000 ($1945.24)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $357,000 ($1028.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $352,000 ($1014.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Gas Utilities: $675,000 ($1945.24)
    Other, NEC: $5,000 ($14.41)

East Cape Girardeau government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,000 ($17.29)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $234,000 ($674.35)

5.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.97% ($19,458 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, IL  0.93% ($28,130)
from Union County, IL  0.41% ($16,200)


8.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.06%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  2.09% ($24,038 average AGI)
to Jackson County, IL  0.59% ($25,400)
to Pulaski County, IL  0.51% ($22,615)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Cape Girardeau:

  • 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)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • 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)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in East 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)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KDMC-LP (103.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • 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)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; PERRYVILLE, MO; Owner: D/B/A DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)

TV broadcast stations around East Cape Girardeau:

  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • 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.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in East Cape Girardeau)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 146 Bader Lane (Lat: 37.316444 Lon: -89.485083), Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: KPH914
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.980 MHzGrant Date: 07/13/1987, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: Garvey Schubert Barer, 1000 Potomac Street Nw, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 298-2161, Fax: (202) 965-1729, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • EAST CAPE, 1 Mi Off Rt. 146, 1.5 Mi Se Of (Lat: 37.277944 Lon: -89.479917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPQN999
    Assigned Frequencies: 6695.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/15/2010, Expiration Date: 07/12/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2014, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)

East Cape Girardeau compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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