For population 25 years and over in East Cape Girardeau:
For population 15 years and over in East Cape Girardeau village:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $872 (1.3%)
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 ), 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) , Jackson, MO (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 37.30 N, Longitude: 89.50 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 573
Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-2.9%).
Work and jobs in East Cape Girardeau: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in East Cape Girardeau, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
East Cape Girardeau-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 170% 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 significantly above Illinois state average. It is 6% greater 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 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 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
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 18.1 miles away from East Cape Girardeau center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Alexander County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Derek Winans - College basketball player (SE Missouri State Indians).
Hospitals/medical centers near East Cape Girardeau:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Cape Girardeau:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 3.9%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
East Cape Girardeau compared to Illinois state average:
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Religion statistics for East Cape Girardeau (based on Alexander County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
East Cape Girardeau government finances in 2002:
5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($21,044 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,747 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 121 meters (397ft)
Total average daily traffic: 11,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,100
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 14,100
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in East Cape Girardeau)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
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