Sikeston, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 16,023 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 
Males: 7,370  (46.0%)
Females: 8,653  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 63801.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,201 (it was $28,589 in 2000)
Sikeston:

$41,201
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,035 (it was $15,509 in 2000)

Sikeston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $129,740 (it was $74,600 in 2000)
Sikeston:

$129,740
MO:

$168,000

Median gross rent in 2019: $715.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sikeston: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 24.2%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.8% for Black residents, 19.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.5% for American Indian residents, 8.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sikeston, MO (2019)
    • 11,19868.8%White alone
    • 4,04724.8%Black alone
    • 4332.7%Hispanic
    • 3712.3%Two or more races
    • 1561.0%Asian alone
    • 430.3%American Indian alone
    • 90.06%Other race alone

Races in Sikeston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 101 registered sex offenders living in Sikeston, Missouri as of October 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sikeston is 164 to 1.


Crime rates in Sikeston by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(28.9)
2
(11.6)
1
(5.9)
3
(17.6)
1
(5.9)
2
(12.2)
2
(12.3)
2
(12.2)
2
(12.1)
4
(24.4)
3
(18.2)
1
(6.1)
2
(12.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(40.4)
4
(23.3)
18
(105.6)
10
(58.6)
7
(41.3)
5
(30.5)
5
(30.6)
1
(6.1)
6
(36.3)
3
(18.3)
4
(24.3)
2
(12.3)
16
(99.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
32
(184.9)
45
(261.8)
43
(252.2)
37
(216.8)
29
(171.1)
28
(171.0)
22
(134.8)
30
(183.7)
28
(169.4)
18
(109.9)
15
(91.2)
15
(91.9)
14
(86.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
184
(1,063)
222
(1,292)
164
(961.7)
242
(1,418)
232
(1,368)
231
(1,411)
365
(2,237)
296
(1,813)
236
(1,428)
154
(940.4)
98
(595.6)
43
(263.4)
65
(403.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
188
(1,086)
170
(989.1)
216
(1,267)
184
(1,078)
228
(1,345)
129
(787.7)
149
(913.0)
219
(1,341)
176
(1,065)
138
(842.7)
136
(826.5)
141
(863.8)
118
(731.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
553
(3,195)
640
(3,724)
628
(3,683)
644
(3,774)
692
(4,082)
609
(3,719)
769
(4,712)
724
(4,434)
828
(5,009)
558
(3,407)
521
(3,166)
645
(3,951)
498
(3,088)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
62
(358.3)
52
(302.5)
35
(205.2)
42
(246.1)
28
(165.2)
30
(183.2)
25
(153.2)
29
(177.6)
22
(133.1)
19
(116.0)
19
(115.5)
30
(183.8)
28
(173.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(40.4)
15
(87.3)
13
(76.2)
6
(35.2)
7
(41.3)
8
(48.8)
6
(36.8)
12
(73.5)
3
(18.1)
7
(42.7)
2
(12.2)
7
(42.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index590.8621.1616.5676.9640.5600.8801.5732.5675.1489.1396.1335.5399.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Sikeston, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 73 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.61
Missouri average:

2.37
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Ancestries: American (17.0%), German (7.9%), Irish (7.8%), English (6.0%), Scottish (3.1%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 329 feet

Land area: 17.9 square miles.

Population density: 893 people per square mile   (low).

Sikeston, Missouri map

252 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Missouri:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $842 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $897 (0.7%)

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)

Latitude: 36.88 N, Longitude: 89.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,317 (+26.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,628 (70.9%)

Area code: 573

Distribution of median household income in Sikeston, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sikeston, MO in 2019
Sikeston satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $182,200
  • 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
  • 2013: 31 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2014: 27 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $76,800
  • 2016: 19 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2017: 28 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2018: 31 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2019: 12 buildings, average cost: $71,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Sikeston, MO residents
Average permit cost in Sikeston, MO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Sikeston, MO
Historical housing units in Sikeston, MO
Most common industries in Sikeston, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Food (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Sikeston, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)

Average climate in Sikeston, Missouri

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Tornado activity:

Sikeston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 86% 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 391% 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 Sikeston 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 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 143.1 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 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 143.1 miles away from Sikeston 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
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 Scott County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 12, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sikeston topographic map

Hospitals in Sikeston:

  • MISSOURI DELTA MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1008 NORTH MAIN ST)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPICE GROUP INC (510 N MAIN)
  • SEMORS-SIKESTON SITE (PO BOX 966)

Nursing Homes in Sikeston:

  • CLEARVIEW NURSING CENTER (430 SALCEDO ROAD, PO BOX 707)
  • HERITAGE GARDENS OF SIKESTON (3144 STATE HIGHWAY FF)
  • HUNTER ACRES CARING CENTER (628 NORTH WEST STREET)
  • MINER NURSING CENTER (BLODGETT ROAD POBOX 430)
  • SEMO CARE CENTER (509 RUTH PO BOX 827)
  • SIKESTON CONVALESCENT CENTER (103 KENNEDY DRIVE)
  • SIKESTON HEALTH CARE INC (RT 3 PO BOX 827)
  • SIKESTON NURSING CENTER (628 N WEST STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Sikeston:

  • SIKESTON JAYCEE REGIONAL DIALYSIS (135 PLAZA DR # 101)

Home Health Centers in Sikeston:

  • CONTINU-CARE (1008 NORTH MAIN STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Sikeston:

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College/University in Sikeston:

  • Sikeston Career and Technology Center (Full-time enrollment: 78; 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: 9,678)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 48 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 55 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 59 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 62 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 66 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)

Public high schools in Sikeston:

  • SIKESTON SR. HIGH (Students: 819, Location: 200 PINE ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • SCOTT CO. CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 189, Location: 20794 US HWY 61, Grades: 7-12)
  • SIKESTON HOPE CTR. (Location: 230 S FRONT ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • NEW DAWN SCHOOL (Location: 710 GLENN DR, Grades: KG-12)
  • SIKESTON CAREER TECH. CTR. (Location: 200 PINE ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Sikeston:

  • THE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 79, Location: 210 S KINGSHIGHWAY ST, Grades: PK-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sikeston:

Private elementary/middle school in Sikeston:

  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL (Students: 151, Location: 106 N STODDARD ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Sikeston

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:

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

Points of interest:

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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

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.

Scott County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Sikeston:

Marital status in Sikeston, MO
  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Sikeston:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Missouri average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sikeston
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sikeston, MO (based on Scott County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,01764
Catholic6,5317
Mainline Protestant2,52214
Other8914
Black Protestant3543
None15,876-
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: 13
Scott County:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
Missouri:

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

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Scott County:

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

31.5%
State:

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

13.5%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.3%
Missouri:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sikeston:

50.6%
State:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Sikeston:

28.5
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.5%
Missouri:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
Missouri:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sikeston:

6.9
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sikeston:

34.4%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Sikeston:

58.5%
State:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.7%
Missouri:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sikeston, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 93$594,488$76,7080$0
Police Protection - Officers 49$202,142$49,5040$0
Other and Unallocable 34$141,577$49,9689$7,739
Water Supply 22$111,797$60,9800$0
Firefighters 19$69,755$44,0563$996
Police - Other 12$34,115$34,1151$1,667
Financial Administration 9$45,823$61,0970$0
Streets and Highways 8$24,174$36,2610$0
Parks and Recreation 6$17,740$35,4803$136
Sewerage 4$19,603$58,8090$0
Local Libraries 4$9,925$29,7754$2,371
Other Government Administration 4$21,344$64,0320$0
Health 2$5,418$32,5082$2,013
Airports 2$6,915$41,4901$531
Judicial and Legal 2$6,773$40,6380$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,267$27,2040$0
Totals for Government 271$1,313,856$58,17823$15,454

Sikeston government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $848,000 ($52.92)
    Sewerage: $163,000 ($10.17)
    Water Utilities: $94,000 ($5.87)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $60,240,000 ($3759.60)
    Police Protection: $4,587,000 ($286.28)
    Water Utilities: $2,679,000 ($167.20)
    General - Other: $2,354,000 ($146.91)
    Regular Highways: $2,082,000 ($129.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,735,000 ($108.28)
    Sewerage: $1,589,000 ($99.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,408,000 ($87.87)
    Central Staff Services: $1,406,000 ($87.75)
    Financial Administration: $857,000 ($53.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $585,000 ($36.51)
    Air Transportation: $478,000 ($29.83)
    Libraries: $302,000 ($18.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $250,000 ($15.60)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,136,000 ($195.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $4,914,000 ($306.68)
    Sewerage: $2,263,000 ($141.23)
    Police Protection: $616,000 ($38.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $506,000 ($31.58)
    Regular Highways: $399,000 ($24.90)
    Central Staff Services: $280,000 ($17.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $267,000 ($16.66)
    Air Transportation: $219,000 ($13.67)
    Water Utilities: $206,000 ($12.86)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,952,000 ($995.57)

Sikeston government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,973,000 ($123.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,489,000 ($92.93)
    Other: $708,000 ($44.19)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,183,000 ($136.24)
    Interest Earnings: $650,000 ($40.57)
    Rents: $207,000 ($12.92)
    Fines and Forfeits: $187,000 ($11.67)
    Donations From Private Sources: $167,000 ($10.42)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $82,635,000 ($5157.27)
    Water Utilities: $3,082,000 ($192.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $659,000 ($41.13)
    Other: $620,000 ($38.69)
    General Local Government Support: $50,000 ($3.12)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,278,000 ($579.04)
    Property: $1,666,000 ($103.98)
    Other Selective Sales: $557,000 ($34.76)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $132,000 ($8.24)
    Other License: $39,000 ($2.43)
    Motor Vehicle License: $30,000 ($1.87)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000 ($1.44)

Sikeston government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $73,815,000 ($4606.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,770,000 ($3917.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,045,000 ($689.32)

Sikeston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,639,000 ($2161.83)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,719,000 ($1729.95)

6.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Missouri average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.67% ($30,388 average AGI)
from New Madrid County, MO  1.02% ($33,458)
from Mississippi County, MO  0.60% ($42,447)


6.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,017 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.80% ($36,457 average AGI)
to New Madrid County, MO  0.87% ($32,768)
to Mississippi County, MO  0.53% ($25,882)
Businesses in Sikeston, MO
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T2Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Motel 61
Burger King1Nike4
Chevrolet1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx3Subway2
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS6
Hardee's1Vans1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
JCPenney1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy2YMCA1
Lane Furniture1

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
See more detailed statistics of Sikeston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 63Number of bridges
  • 568ft / 173mTotal length
  • $11,248,000Total costs
  • 271,936Total average daily traffic
  • 65,221Total average daily truck traffic
  • 269,755Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sikeston, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 101940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 241960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 42010-2018
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: 180 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sikeston, MO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (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: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sikeston)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sikeston)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 39 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 174. The highest number of reported fires - 258 took place in 2010, and the least - 89 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Sikeston, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.7%), and Structure Fires (40.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sikeston, MO
    • 1,23341.7%Outside Fires
    • 1,19040.2%Structure Fires
    • 41414.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1204.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sikeston, MO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sikeston, Missouri:

  • Days Inn-sikeston, 1330 S Main St, Sikeston, Missouri 63801 , Phone: (573) 471-3930, Fax: (573) 471-8838
  • Pear Tree Inn Sikeston, 2602 E Malone, Sikeston, Missouri 63801 , Phone: (573) 471-4100
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 220 S Interstate Dr, Sikeston, Missouri 63801 , Phone: (573) 471-9700, Fax: (573) 471-4285
  • Drury Inn & Suites Sikeston, 2608 E Malone, Sikeston, Missouri 63801 , Phone: (573) 472-2299
  • Best Western Plus, 120 S Interstate Dr, Sikeston, Missouri 63801 , Phone: (573) 481-9500, Fax: (573) 481-0575
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sikeston Southwest, 115 Hospitality Dr, Sikeston, Missouri 63801 , Phone: (573) 475-9522
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sikeston, Missouri
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sikeston, MO
  • 56.5%Electricity
  • 40.7%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sikeston, MO
  • 75.1%Electricity
  • 23.4%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Sikeston compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Sikeston on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
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