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Population in 2012: 16,330 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 

Males: 7,625  (46.7%)
Females: 8,705  (53.3%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 63801.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,755 (it was $28,589 in 2000)
Sikeston:

$34,755
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,117

Sikeston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,275 (it was $74,600 in 2000)
Sikeston:

$96,275
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $121,660; Detached houses: $123,152; Townhouses or other attached units: $253,096; In 2-unit structures: $166,000; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $51,258; Mobile homes: $34,195

Median gross rent in 2012: $579.

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  • White alone - 11,231 (68.8%)
  • Black alone - 4,246 (26.0%)
  • Hispanic - 378 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 298 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 133 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.04%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sikeston: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (13.9%), German (12.0%), United States (11.3%), English (9.8%), French (3.2%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 329 feet

Land area: 17.9 square miles.

Population density: 911 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Sikeston:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sikeston city:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

254 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 84 registered sex offenders living in Sikeston, Missouri as of July 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sikeston to the number of sex offenders is 194 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $657 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $725 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (95.4 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (123.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (357.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Miner, MO (1.7 miles ), Morehouse, MO (2.5 miles ), Bertrand, MO (2.8 miles ), Matthews, MO (2.9 miles ), Haywood City, MO (3.0 miles ), Blodgett, MO (3.0 miles ), Vanduser, MO (3.1 miles ), Diehlstadt, MO (3.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 50 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $154,200

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Latitude: 36.88 N, Longitude: 89.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,703 (+22.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,888 (68.7%)

Area code: 573

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Crime rates in Sikeston by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2223005213122
per 100,000 10.811.711.617.70.00.028.911.65.917.65.912.212.3
Rapes 912810510741810755
per 100,000 48.770.246.459.029.258.240.423.3105.658.641.330.530.6
Robberies 34292317201532454337292822
per 100,000 183.9169.6133.5100.2116.987.2184.9261.8252.2216.8171.1171.0134.8
Assaults 13994234675185184222164242232231365
per 100,000 751.8549.8133.5271.2438.41076.11063.21291.6961.71418.31368.51410.52236.7
Burglaries 212153118130165183188170216184228129149
per 100,000 1146.6894.9685.0766.5964.41064.41086.3989.11266.61078.41344.9787.7913.0
Thefts 721534582564531583553640628644692609769
per 100,000 3899.43123.43378.43325.53103.63391.13195.43723.53682.63774.24081.93718.64712.3
Auto thefts 97633131363862523542283025
per 100,000 524.6368.5180.0182.8210.4221.0358.3302.5205.2246.1165.2183.2153.2
Arson 108411117715136786
per 100,000 54.146.823.264.964.340.740.487.376.235.241.348.836.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 537.0451.3320.3363.2349.9508.9582.9612.8608.3667.9631.9592.8790.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Sikeston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 80 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.86
Missouri average:

2.42

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Sikeston, Missouri accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Sikeston-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 176% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 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 F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sikeston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 74% 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 20.1 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 25.5 miles away from Sikeston center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from the city 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 23.9 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 61.3 miles away from Sikeston 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 40.6 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 Scott County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Kenny Hulshof - Politician, Blake DeWitt - Baseball player, Brandon Barnes - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Jun 12, 1981), Jean Marie Stine - Science fiction writer, Michael Parkes - Artist, Sunset Thomas - (born 1972), porn film star, James Wilder - Football player, Marjorie Montgomery - Stage actor, Morgan Strebler - Magician, Brandon Barnes (linebacker) - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Sikeston:

  • SIKESTON JAYCEE REGIONAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 135 PLAZA DR # 101)
  • CONTINU-CARE (Home Health Center, 1008 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • MISSOURI DELTA MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1008 NORTH MAIN ST)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPICE GROUP INC (Hospital, 510 N MAIN)
  • SEMORS-SIKESTON SITE (Hospital, PO BOX 966)
  • CLEARVIEW NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 430 SALCEDO ROAD, PO BOX 707)
  • HERITAGE GARDENS OF SIKESTON (Nursing Home, 3144 STATE HIGHWAY FF)
  • HUNTER ACRES CARING CENTER (Nursing Home, 628 NORTH WEST STREET)
  • MINER NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, BLODGETT ROAD POBOX 430)
  • SEMO CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 509 RUTH PO BOX 827)
  • SIKESTON CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 103 KENNEDY DRIVE)
  • SIKESTON HEALTH CARE INC (Nursing Home, RT 3 PO BOX 827)
  • SIKESTON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 628 N WEST STREET)

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Local government website: WWW.SIKESTON.ORG

College/University in Sikeston:

  • Sikeston Career and Technology Center (Full-time enrollment: 51; Location: 1002 Virginia St; Public; Website: www.sikestonr6.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sikeston:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 31 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,475)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 48 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 55 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 62 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • John A Logan College (about 66 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • Murray State University (about 71 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)

Public high schools in Sikeston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sikeston:

Private elementary/middle schools in Sikeston:

  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL (Students: 171; Location: 106 N STODDARD; Grades: PK - 7)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 107; Location: 1440 ABLES RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Sikeston, map of school districts: SIKESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT, SCOTT CITY R-I

Library in Sikeston:

  • SIKESTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $320,771; Location: 121 EAST NORTH STREET; 42,138 books; 965 audio materials; 866 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 106 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • St. Francis Xavier School have PK-8th.
  • St. Francis Xavier School have PK-8th.
  • Churches in Sikeston Area: Trinity Baptist Church Visit our website at http://www.tbcsikeston.com
  • Area Churches: Trinity Baptist Church, http://tbcsikeston.com

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Notable locations in Sikeston: Sikeston Department of Public Safety Fire Division Station 2 (A), Sikeston Department of Public Safety Fire Division Station 1 (B), Sikeston Department of Public Safety Fire Division Station 3 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Kingsway Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sikeston include: Northside Church (A), Saint Francis Xavier Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hart Cemetery (1), Memorial Park Cemetery (2), Garden of Memories (3), Cobb Cemetery (4), City Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sikeston include: Malone Park (1), Clayton Park (2), West End Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Granny's Antiques & SEMO Agri & Farm Toy Museum (461 Highway 532) (1), Sikeston Cultural Development Corporation (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 116 West Malone Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (1330 South Main Street) (1), Country Hearth Inn (100 Matthews Ln) (2), Coach House Inn & Suites (220 South Interstate Drive) (3), Drury Inn Sikeston (2602 East Malone Avenue) (4), Midtowner Motel (Highway 62 East) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Scott County - Juvenile Court (205 North New Madrid Street) (1), Missouri State - Health & Senior Services Dept- Senior Services Divi (102 Arthur) (2), Miner-City - Municipal Court Clerk (103 State Highway Aa) (3), Missouri State - Mental Health Dept- Sikeston Regional Center for the Developmentall (112 Plaza Drive) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Scott 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 2012: 20.3%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Black residents, 38.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 47.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.1%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sikeston, MO

People in group quarters in Sikeston in 2010:

  • 253 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Sikeston in 2000:

  • 280 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Sikeston compared to Missouri state average:

Sikeston, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Sikeston (2011 data):

  • Montgomery Bank, National Association: Miner Branch at 2201 East Malone, branch established on 1994/10/03; at One Montgomery Bank Plaza, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $881.2 mil, Deposits: $723.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Montgomery Bancorporation, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sikeston E Center Branch at 104 East Center Street, branch established on 1965/01/02; Sikeston N Main Branch at 625 North Main Street, branch established on 1887/08/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Alliance Bank: Sikeston Branch at 820 North Main Street, branch established on 2001/05/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $143.1 mil, Deposits: $128.4 mil, headquarters in Cape Girardeau, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Alliance Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Sikeston Branch at 425 North Main Street, branch established on 1983/09/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • First Midwest Bank of Dexter: Sikeston Branch at 630 North Main, branch established on 1991/08/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $249.5 mil, Deposits: $223.1 mil, headquarters in Dexter, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Midwest Bancorporation, Inc. And Affiliates Esop Trust
  • First State Community Bank: Sikeston Branch at 201 North Main, branch established on 2005/03/25. Info updated 2011/01/03: Bank assets: $1,303.2 mil, Deposits: $1,092.4 mil, headquarters in Farmington, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares, Inc.
  • First State Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Sikeston Branch at 750 South Main, branch established on 1995/11/20. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $361.3 mil, Deposits: $319.4 mil, headquarters in Caruthersville, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancorp, Inc.
  • Southern Bank: Sikeston Office Branch at 1205 S Main, branch established on 2006/01/18. Info updated 2010/12/20: Bank assets: $773.3 mil, Deposits: $630.2 mil, headquarters in Poplar Bluff, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc.
  • Focus Bank: Sikeston Facility at 1150 South Main, branch established on 2001/01/02. Info updated 2006/08/10: Bank assets: $659.4 mil, Deposits: $506.7 mil, headquarters in Charleston, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Security State Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sikeston, Missouri:

  • Days Inn-sikeston, 1330 S Main St, Sikeston, MO 63801 , Phone: (573) 471-3930, Fax: (573) 471-8838
  • Drury Inn, 2602 East Malone, Sikeston, MO 63802 , Phone: (573) 471-4100
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 220 S Interstate Dr, Sikeston, MO 63801 , Phone: (573) 471-9700, Fax: (573) 471-4285
  • Country Hearth Inn, 100 Matthews Ln, Sikeston, MO 63801 , Phone: (888) 294-6496, Fax: (573) 472-3782
  • Holiday Inn, 2602 Rear E Malone Ave, Sikeston, MO 63801 , Phone: (573) 471-8660, Fax: (573) 471-8660
  • Super 8 Sikeston, 2609 E Malone St, Sikeston, MO 63801 , Phone: (573) 471-7944, Fax: (571) 471-7946
  • Drury Inn & Suites Sikeston Miner, 2608 E Malone, Sikeston, MO 63801 , Phone: (573) 472-2299, Fax: (573) 472-2299
  • Holiday Inn Express, 120 S Interstate, Sikeston, MO 63801 , Phone: (573) 481-9500, Fax: (573) 481-0575
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sikeston, Missouri

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sikeston travel time to work - commute


Sikeston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sikeston city (based on Scott County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.26%
Here58.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents40.5%27.1%9.3%3.8%3.4%
Congregations32.9%10.0%14.3%8.6%5.7%
NameLutheran ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents3.0%2.8%2.5%1.7%5.9%
Congregations4.3%2.9%2.9%4.3%14.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Scott County:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Scott County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Scott County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

31.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.5%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$19,789$39,5780$0
Other Government Administration 7$24,246$41,5650$0
Judicial and Legal 2$4,264$25,5840$0
Police Protection - Officers 46$155,199$40,4870$0
Police - Other 10$23,909$28,6910$0
Firefighters 20$63,064$37,8382$531
Streets and Highways 11$24,033$26,2180$0
Sewerage 4$14,922$44,7660$0
Parks and Recreation 6$13,339$26,6782$1,355
Water Supply 23$84,515$44,0950$0
Electric Power 98$467,212$57,2100$0
Local Libraries 5$10,895$26,1483$1,393
Other and Unallocable 19$74,300$46,9260$0
Totals for Government 257$979,687$45,7447$3,279

Sikeston government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $969,000 ($59.34)
    General Public Buildings: $291,000 ($17.82)
    Electric Utilities: $143,000 ($8.76)
    Sewerage: $142,000 ($8.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $104,000 ($6.37)
    Central Staff Services: $69,000 ($4.23)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $46,935,000 ($2874.16)
    Police Protection: $4,875,000 ($298.53)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,872,000 ($114.64)
    Water Utilities: $1,851,000 ($113.35)
    Central Staff Services: $1,630,000 ($99.82)
    Sewerage: $1,466,000 ($89.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,235,000 ($75.63)
    Regular Highways: $885,000 ($54.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $767,000 ($46.97)
    Financial Administration: $394,000 ($24.13)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $377,000 ($23.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $375,000 ($22.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $345,000 ($21.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $255,000 ($15.62)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($1.65)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,217,000 ($625.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,925,000 ($117.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $10,477,000 ($641.58)
    Police Protection: $669,000 ($40.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000 ($6.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $104,000 ($6.37)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($5.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $54,000 ($3.31)
    Air Transportation: $52,000 ($3.18)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($2.88)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($1.47)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($0.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($0.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,286,000 ($384.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $143,000 ($8.76)

Sikeston government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,380,000 ($84.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $788,000 ($48.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,366,000 ($144.89)
    General Revenue, NEC: $563,000 ($34.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $361,000 ($22.11)
    Donations From Private Sources: $163,000 ($9.98)
    Rents: $94,000 ($5.76)
    Sale of Property: $34,000 ($2.08)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $70,895,000 ($4341.40)
    Water Utilities: $2,235,000 ($136.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,517,000 ($92.90)
    Highways: $715,000 ($43.78)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,043,000 ($370.06)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,406,000 ($86.10)
    Property: $1,041,000 ($63.75)
    Public Utilities Sales: $610,000 ($37.35)
    NEC: $246,000 ($15.06)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $150,000 ($9.19)
    Other License: $128,000 ($7.84)
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,000 ($1.65)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $21,000 ($1.29)

Sikeston government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $195,895,000 ($11996.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $184,145,000 ($11276.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,750,000 ($719.53)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,500,000 ($91.86)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,500,000 ($91.86)

Sikeston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,918,000 ($1954.56)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,090,000 ($1965.09)

6.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,405 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Missouri average:

7.87%

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:
from Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.88% ($27,220 average AGI)
from New Madrid County, MO  0.63% ($26,551)
from Mississippi County, MO  0.56% ($24,114)


7.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,480 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Missouri average:

7.66%

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:
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  2.02% ($30,045 average AGI)
to New Madrid County, MO  0.52% ($21,000)
to Mississippi County, MO  0.50% ($24,620)

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)
  • KCHR (1350 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: SOUTH MISSOURI B/C COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sikeston:

  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • 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.)
  • KYMO-FM (105.3 FM; EAST PRAIRIE, MO; Owner: USHER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • 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)
  • KDEX-FM (102.3 FM; DEXTER, MO; Owner: DEXTER BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sikeston:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Sikeston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 123 meters (404ft)
Total costs: $8,973,000
Total average daily traffic: 128,723
Total average daily truck traffic: 46,274

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 13
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sikeston, MO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sikeston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 125 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sikeston, MO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sikeston)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sikeston)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 48 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 210
  • Hazardous Condition: 164
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Sikeston


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sikeston, MO
Businesses in Sikeston, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Motel 61
Burger King1Nike4
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx3Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Subway2
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS6
JCPenney1Vans1
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy2Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Sikeston, MO


Sikeston on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Ted C. Lewis (2)
  • Robert Wayne Russell (1)
  • Edward Eugene Clayton (1)
  • Russell Dale Skinner (1)
  • Mark A. Lewis (1)
  • Maggie Wilford (1)
  • Robert Russell (1)
  • Edwin J. Masters (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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