Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2017: 39,151 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.8%
 
Males: 18,266  (46.7%)
Females: 20,885  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

32.7 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 63701, 63703, 63755, 63780.

Cape Girardeau Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,521 (it was $32,452 in 2000)
Cape Girardeau:

$45,521
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,918 (it was $18,918 in 2000)

Cape Girardeau city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $153,127 (it was $88,800 in 2000)
Cape Girardeau:

$153,127
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $174,538; detached houses: $184,978; townhouses or other attached units: $195,036; in 2-unit structures: $81,167; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $98,245; mobile homes: $15,964

Median gross rent in 2017: $769.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cape Girardeau: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.4%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.4% for Black residents, 36.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.8% for American Indian residents, 48.4% for other race residents, 53.1% for two or more races residents)
Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 50,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Cape Girardeau, MO (2017)
    • 31,27279.1%White alone
    • 5,25213.3%Black alone
    • 1,0442.6%Asian alone
    • 9072.3%Hispanic
    • 8582.2%Two or more races
    • 1330.3%American Indian alone
    • 160.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 156 registered sex offenders living in Cape Girardeau, Missouri as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cape Girardeau is 253 to 1.


Crime rates in Cape Girardeau by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
1
(2.7)
3
(8.0)
2
(5.3)
1
(2.7)
1
(2.6)
3
(7.8)
5
(12.9)
4
(10.3)
2
(5.1)
5
(12.6)
5
(12.5)
5
(12.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(35.8)
9
(24.7)
10
(27.2)
18
(48.2)
17
(45.2)
13
(34.5)
15
(39.4)
12
(31.2)
12
(31.0)
11
(28.2)
19
(48.2)
10
(25.2)
24
(60.2)
14
(35.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
32
(88.2)
33
(90.5)
34
(92.5)
56
(149.8)
51
(135.7)
54
(143.5)
94
(246.9)
66
(171.5)
85
(219.5)
66
(169.2)
62
(157.2)
54
(135.9)
51
(127.9)
52
(132.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
142
(391.4)
186
(510.0)
209
(568.6)
100
(267.6)
108
(287.3)
170
(451.8)
142
(372.9)
162
(421.1)
156
(402.9)
145
(371.7)
127
(322.0)
167
(420.3)
154
(386.1)
121
(307.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
324
(893.1)
279
(765.0)
332
(903.3)
338
(904.4)
363
(965.7)
414
(1,100)
394
(1,035)
500
(1,300)
446
(1,152)
336
(861.3)
312
(791.1)
227
(571.2)
252
(631.8)
250
(636.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,750
(4,824)
1,649
(4,522)
2,085
(5,673)
1,868
(4,998)
1,740
(4,629)
1,985
(5,275)
2,017
(5,297)
2,052
(5,333)
1,487
(3,841)
1,389
(3,560)
1,535
(3,892)
1,332
(3,352)
1,189
(2,981)
1,214
(3,089)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(140.6)
55
(150.8)
45
(122.4)
28
(74.9)
38
(101.1)
64
(170.1)
62
(162.8)
76
(197.5)
57
(147.2)
68
(174.3)
102
(258.6)
69
(173.6)
82
(205.6)
73
(185.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
16
(44.1)
10
(27.4)
9
(24.5)
25
(66.9)
9
(23.9)
7
(18.6)
2
(5.3)
16
(41.6)
6
(15.5)
4
(10.3)
7
(17.7)
6
(15.1)
12
(30.1)
9
(22.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)400.1400.9468.6422.3405.8468.0482.7496.3443.1384.8392.0358.1368.7338.1

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Cape Girardeau, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 114 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Missouri average:

2.32
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Cape Girardeau, MO forum
Recent posts about Cape Girardeau, Missouri on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Cape Girardeau is mentioned 1,080 times on our forum:
Cape Girardeau,Missouri- Crime really as bad as stats say?  (3 replies)
Cape Girardeau Job Opportunity  (7 replies)
Missouri Outlaw History  (3100 replies)
How "southern" is Kansas City?  (188 replies)
Cape Girardeau, mo  (3 replies)
Interesting Missouri facts.  (1161 replies)

Latest news from Cape Girardeau, MO collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (22.2%), American (19.8%), Irish (4.8%), English (4.3%), European (2.2%), Italian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1793

Elevation: 354 feet

Land area: 24.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,613 people per square mile   (low).

Cape Girardeau, Missouri map

1,752 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

4.5%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,307 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $996 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (98.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (328.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

East Cape Girardeau, IL (1.7 miles ),
McClure, IL (2.5 miles ),
Scott City, MO (2.5 miles ),
Gordonville, MO (2.7 miles ),
Dutchtown, MO (2.7 miles),
Jackson, MO (2.8 miles ),
Kelso, MO (2.8 miles ),
Thebes, IL (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 37.31 N, Longitude: 89.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,790 (+30.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,713 (66.3%)

Area code: 573

Distribution of median household income in Cape Girardeau, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cape Girardeau, MO in 2017
Cape Girardeau satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 66 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 1998: 78 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 1999: 68 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2001: 66 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2004: 96 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2005: 112 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2006: 90 buildings, average cost: $212,200
  • 2007: 81 buildings, average cost: $207,200
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $222,700
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2010: 26 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2011: 49 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2012: 48 buildings, average cost: $194,000
  • 2013: 44 buildings, average cost: $197,700
  • 2014: 91 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2015: 42 buildings, average cost: $241,400
  • 2016: 51 buildings, average cost: $234,100
  • 2017: 171 buildings, average cost: $172,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Cape Girardeau, MO residents
Average permit cost in Cape Girardeau, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Missouri:

3.9%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Cape Girardeau, MO
Historical housing units in Cape Girardeau, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +350 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in Cape Girardeau, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.4%)
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Cape Girardeau, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)

Average climate in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cape Girardeau, Missouri average temperatures Cape Girardeau, Missouri average precipitation Cape Girardeau, Missouri humidity Cape Girardeau, Missouri wind speed Cape Girardeau, Missouri snowfall Cape Girardeau, Missouri sunshine Cape Girardeau, Missouri clear and cloudy days

Cape Girardeau, Missouri environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Tornado activity:

Cape Girardeau-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Cape Girardeau city center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 tornado 28.6 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cape Girardeau-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri 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 9.8 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 120.3 miles away from 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 Cape Girardeau 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 107.5 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 138.3 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 36.5 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 Cape Girardeau County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 12, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cape Girardeau topographic map

Hospitals in Cape Girardeau:

  • CROWN HOSPICE, INC (1353 NORTH MT AUBURN, SUITE C)
  • LANDMARK HOSPITAL OF CAPE GIRARDEAU, LLC (3255 INDEPENDENCE)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 211 ST FRANCIS DR)
  • SOUTHEAST HOSPICE (#10 DOCTOR'S PARK)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1701 LACEY ST)

Nursing Homes in Cape Girardeau:

  • CAPE GIRARDEAU NURSING CTR (2852 INDEPENDENCE STREET)
  • CAPE LACROIX (2525 BOUTIN DR)
  • CHATEAU GIRARDEAU (3120 INDEPENDENCE STREET)
  • FOUNTAINBLEAU LODGE (2001 NORTH KINGSHIGHWAY)
  • HEARTLAND CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2525 BOUTIN DRIVE)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF CAPE GIRARDEAU (2852 INDEPENDENCE STREET)
  • LUTHERAN HOME, THE (2825 BLOOMFIELD ROAD)
  • RATLIFF CARE CENTER (717 NORTH SPRIGG)

Dialysis Facilities in Cape Girardeau:

  • RENAL CARE GROUP - CAPE GIRARDEAU (3250 GORDONVILLE RD #259)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI (1723 BROADWAY STE # 105)

Home Health Centers in Cape Girardeau:

  • LUTHERAN HOME/HOME HEALTH (2825 BLOOMFIELD ROAD)
  • SAINT FRANCIS HOME HEALTH (14 C DOCTORS PARK)
  • SOUTHEAST HOME HEALTH (#10 DOCTORS PARK)

Airports and heliports located in Cape Girardeau:

See details about Airports and heliports located in Cape Girardeau, MO

Colleges/Universities in Cape Girardeau:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (Full-time enrollment: 9,678; Location: One University Plaza, MS4675; Public; Website: www.semo.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center (Full-time enrollment: 227; Location: 1080 S. Silver Springs Rd.; Public; Website: www.capectc.org)
  • Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau (Full-time enrollment: 159; Location: 1732 N Kingshighway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.metrobusinesscollege.edu)
  • Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (Full-time enrollment: 155; Location: 2001 William Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.southeastmissourihospitalcollege.edu)
  • eClips School of Cosmetology and Barbering (Full-time enrollment: 73; Location: 52 S. plaza way; Private, for-profit; Website: eclips.edu)
  • Trend Setters School of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 42; Location: 835 S. Kingshighway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.trendsettersschool.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cape Girardeau:

  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 34 miles; Carbondale, IL; Full-time enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 40 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 62 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Mineral Area College (about 64 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • Rend Lake College (about 67 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 77 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)

Public high schools in Cape Girardeau:

  • CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 1,330, Location: 1000 S SILVER SPRINGS RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • GIRARDOT CENTER FOR YOUTH (Location: 609 N MIDDLE, Grades: 5-12)
  • ECHO DAY TREATMENT CTR. (Location: 3445 ARMSTRONG DR, Grades: 6-12)
  • PARKVIEW SCHOOL (Location: 1020 S PARKWAY DR, Grades: KG-12)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU CAR TECH CTR. (Location: 1080 S SILVER SPRINGS RD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Cape Girardeau:

  • NOTRE DAME REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 553, Location: 265 NOTRE DAME DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cape Girardeau:

Private elementary/middle schools in Cape Girardeau:

  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 448, Location: 1919 RITTER DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST MARY CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 268, Location: 210 S SPRIGG ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 177, Location: 55 N PACIFIC ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • CAPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 145, Location: 1855 PERRYVILLE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • DEER CREEK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 39, Location: 2039 CAPE LACROIX RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Cape Girardeau

Library in Cape Girardeau:

  • MUNICIPAL LIBRARY DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF CAPE GIRARDEAU (Operating income: $907,027; Location: 711 N CLARK; 85,660 books; 8,922 e-books; 6,202 audio materials; 4,529 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 135 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Cape Girardeau: Rock Levee (A), Cape Girardeau Country Club (B), Gulf Junction (C), Rock Levee (D), Town Plaza (E), Rush Hudson Limbaugh Sr., United States Courthouse (F), Cape Girardeau Fire Department Station 1 (G), Cape Girardeau Fire Department Station 2 (H), Cape Girardeau Fire Department Station 4 (I), Cape Girardeau Fire Department Station 3 (J), Missouri Department of Conservation Forestry Southeast Regional Field Fire Office Cape Girardeau (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Cape Girardeau include: Saint Vincents Church (A), Hobbs Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairmont Cemetery (1), New Lorimier Cemetery (2), Mount Auburn Cemetery (3), Nunn Cemetery (4), Old Hanover Cemetery (5), Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery (6), County Memorial Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Little Ponderosa Lake (A), North Twin Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Sloan Creek (A), Juden Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cape Girardeau include: Missouri Park (1), Indian Park (2), Capaha Park (3), Arena Park (4), Houck Stadium (5), Mount Tabor Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cape River Heritage Museum (538 Independence Street) (1), Cape Girardeau County - Circuit Clerk-Civil- Common Pleas (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Courthouse) (2), Glenn House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 325 South Spanish Street) (3), Cape Girardeau County - Court Reporters- Circuit Judges Office (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Courthouse) (4), Cape Girardeau County - Assessor- Collector- Cape Girardeau-Common Pleas Annex-Old Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 44 North Lorimier Street) (5), Missouri State - Circuit Court- Court Reporters (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Courthouse) (6), Cape Girardeau County - Assessor- Voter Registration- Cape Girardeau-Common Pleas Annex-Old Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 44 North Lorimier Street) (7), Newman Amusement Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1204 Meadowbrook Drive) (8), Rocky Holler USA (Po Box 686) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Drury Suites (3303 Campster Drive) (1), Hampton Inn Cape Girardeau (103 Cape West Parkway) (2), Margrabe Enterprise Inc (325 South Kingshighway Street Suite B) (3), Budget Inn Motel & Restaurant (1448 North Kingshighway Street) (4), Drury Lodge (104 South Vantage Drive) (5), Holiday Inn (3257 William St) (6), Golden Eagle Motel & Apartments (1918 North Kingshighway Street) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Federal Bureau of Investigation (339 Broadway Street) (1), Missouri State - Revenue Dept- Field Audit (3102 Blattner Drive) (2), Missouri State - Conservation Dept- Conservation Department- Forestry Of (2302 County Park Drive) (3), Missouri State - Corrections Dept- Probation & Parole (3463 Armstrong Lane) (4), Missouri State - Family Support Division- Social Services Dept- Child Support Enforcement Divi (710 Southern Expressway) (5), Missouri State - Revenue Dept- Criminal Investigation Bureau (338 Broadway Street) (6), Missouri State - Social Services Dept- Family Support Division- Cape Girardeau County (221 North Fountain Street) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Daizee Haze - Professional wrestler, Peter Kinder - Politician, Rush Limbaugh - (born 1951), conservative commentator, Jason Glennon Crowell - Politician, Billy Swan - Musician, Chic Hecht - Politician, H.H. Lewis - Communist, Johnny Pott - Professional golfer, Linda Godwin - astronaut, Terry Teachout - Biographer.

Cape Girardeau County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cape Girardeau and their reported violations in the past:

CAPE GIRARDEAU CO PWSD 4 (Population served: 1,275, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
CAPE GIRARDEAU CO PWSD 5 (Address: 347 COUNTY RD 649 , Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-20-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2014)
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
BRANDCO UTILITIES (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-30-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-09-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-13-2014), St Other (JUN-27-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-09-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-13-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-02-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In MAR-21-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 118 regular monitoring violations
RHODES 101 CONVENIENCE STORE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
MINTAHAMA PROGRAM CENTER (Address: 2136 WILLIAM STREET , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
COUNTRY GARDENS (Address: 204 FRANKS LN , Population served: 58, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JUN-13-2013, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cape Girardeau that have no violations reported:

  • CAPE GIRARDEAU (Population served: 37,941, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.7%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Cape Girardeau in 2010:

  • 2,487 people in college/university student housing
  • 712 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 70 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 59 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 43 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 25 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Cape Girardeau in 2000:

  • 1,901 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 938 people in nursing homes
  • 63 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 49 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 30 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 24 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Arena or stadium:
  • Show Me Center. Southeast Missouri State University.

Banks with most branches in Cape Girardeau (2011 data):

  • First Missouri State Bank of Cape County: First Missouri State Bank Of Cape Co, Chateau Girardeau Office, First Missouri State Bank Of Cape Co. Info updated 2007/07/03: Bank assets: $118.4 mil, Deposits: $100.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Fms Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Bank of Missouri: Cape Girardeau Branch, Cape Giradeau Branch, Cape Girardeau Branch. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $869.7 mil, Deposits: $677.0 mil, headquarters in Perryville, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Reliable Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Commerce Bank: Semo University Branch, Cape Girardeau Branch, Cape Girardeau North Branch. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • First State Community Bank: Cape Girardeau Branch at 2527 William Street, branch established on 2005/09/06; Cape Giradeau Branch at 1602 North Kingshighway, branch established on 2003/08/27. 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.
  • Regions Bank: 407 N Kingshighway at 407 North Kingshighway, branch established on 1931/09/01; Mount Auburn Road Facility at 101 South Mount Auburn Road, branch established on 1989/09/22. 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
  • Montgomery Bank, National Association: Cape Girardeau - Broadway Branch at 2027 Broadway Street, branch established on 1991/08/26; Cape Girardeau - Mount Auburn Branch at 200 S Mt. Auburn Road, branch established on 2007/01/04. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $881.2 mil, Deposits: $723.4 mil, headquarters in Sikeston, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Montgomery Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Capaha Bank, SB: Cape Girardeau Facility at 3168 William Street, branch established on 1997/06/09; Kingshighway Branch at 380 North Kingshighway, branch established on 2006/09/13. Info updated 2010/08/02: Bank assets: $177.8 mil, Deposits: $160.5 mil, headquarters in Tamms, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Tammcorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Cape William Street Branch at 3060 William Street, branch established on 1995/10/26; Cape North Kingshighway Branch at 325 North Kingshighway Street, branch established on 1904/09/14. 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
  • Security Bank and Trust Company: Broadway Branch at 440 Broadway Street, branch established on 2003/12/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $78.1 mil, Deposits: $70.4 mil, headquarters in Scott City, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First Southeast Missouri Bancorporation, Inc.
  • 5 other banks with 5 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Cape Girardeau:

Marital status in Cape Girardeau, MO
  • Never married: 43.3%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Cape Girardeau:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cape Girardeau
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cape Girardeau, MO (based on Cape Girardeau County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant36,39673
Catholic11,1624
Mainline Protestant9,17726
Other8888
Black Protestant5304
Orthodox271
None17,494-
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
Here:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Cape Girardeau County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Cape Girardeau County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
This county:

10.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cape Girardeau County:

29.7%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cape Girardeau County:

16.1%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.7%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cape Girardeau:

46.9%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cape Girardeau:

20.7%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cape Girardeau:

10.7%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cape Girardeau:

6.9
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.4%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

56.5%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Cape Girardeau:

78.9%
State:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cape Girardeau, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 71$273,123$46,1620$0
Firefighters 58$235,372$48,6980$0
Parks and Recreation 53$164,497$37,245163$61,559
Other and Unallocable 50$190,663$45,7593$3,330
Sewerage 33$116,259$42,2760$0
Police - Other 32$107,012$40,1304$5,527
Streets and Highways 23$89,836$46,8710$0
Solid Waste Management 18$49,108$32,7390$0
Financial Administration 15$61,697$49,3583$5,757
Airports 13$48,697$44,9515$4,161
Fire - Other 8$39,917$59,8761$2,097
Judicial and Legal 7$30,717$52,6581$877
Other Government Administration 6$31,733$63,4660$0
Water Supply 3$9,612$38,4480$0
Correction 2$5,700$34,2000$0
Totals for Government 392$1,453,943$44,508180$83,308

Cape Girardeau government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $15,174,000 ($387.58)
    General - Other: $8,272,000 ($211.28)
    Regular Highways: $4,766,000 ($121.73)
    Water Utilities: $336,000 ($8.58)
    Police Protection: $241,000 ($6.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $157,000 ($4.01)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,514,000 ($191.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,319,000 ($161.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,668,000 ($144.77)
    Water Utilities: $5,146,000 ($131.44)
    Sewerage: $3,179,000 ($81.20)
    Central Staff Services: $2,929,000 ($74.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,792,000 ($71.31)
    Regular Highways: $2,596,000 ($66.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,264,000 ($57.83)
    Air Transportation: $1,407,000 ($35.94)
    Financial Administration: $909,000 ($23.22)
    General - Other: $451,000 ($11.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $428,000 ($10.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $418,000 ($10.68)
    Health - Other: $375,000 ($9.58)
    General Public Buildings: $156,000 ($3.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,003,000 ($25.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $530,000 ($13.54)
    Water Utilities: $436,000 ($11.14)
    General Public Building: $157,000 ($4.01)
    Police Protection: $141,000 ($3.60)
    Air Transportation: $96,000 ($2.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000 ($0.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,495,000 ($549.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $293,000 ($7.48)

Cape Girardeau government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,092,000 ($206.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,520,000 ($89.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,446,000 ($62.48)
    Air Transportation: $435,000 ($11.11)
    Other: $333,000 ($8.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,174,000 ($29.99)
    Fines and Forfeits: $929,000 ($23.73)
    Interest Earnings: $563,000 ($14.38)
    Sale of Property: $194,000 ($4.96)
    Special Assessments: $114,000 ($2.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,866,000 ($175.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,688,000 ($94.20)
    Highways: $1,517,000 ($38.75)
    General Local Government Support: $745,000 ($19.03)
    Water Utilities: $240,000 ($6.13)
    Sewerage: $113,000 ($2.89)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $30,664,000 ($783.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,505,000 ($140.61)
    Other: $2,917,000 ($74.51)
    Property: $2,347,000 ($59.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,330,000 ($59.51)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,609,000 ($41.10)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $81,000 ($2.07)

Cape Girardeau government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,611,000 ($1420.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,776,000 ($1220.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,835,000 ($200.12)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $158,000 ($4.04)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $143,000 ($3.65)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,000 ($0.38)

Cape Girardeau government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,525,000 ($1316.06)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $208,000 ($5.31)

5.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,095 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Scott County, MO  0.88% ($36,457 average AGI)
from Bollinger County, MO  0.29% ($34,107)
from Perry County, MO  0.28% ($41,573)


6.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,264 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
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 Scott County, MO  0.81% ($30,388 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.43% ($44,811)
to Bollinger County, MO  0.25% ($41,329)
Businesses in Cape Girardeau, MO
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Macy's1
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Mazda1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts1Men's Wearhouse1
Aeropostale1Motherhood Maternity1
American Eagle Outfitters1New Balance4
Applebee's1New York & Co1
Arby's1Nike10
AutoZone1Nissan1
Barnes & Noble1Old Navy1
Bath & Body Works1Olive Garden1
Blockbuster1Outback1
Burger King2Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1Payless2
Coldwater Creek1Penske1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut2
Curves1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Dennys1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza2Red Lobster1
DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dressbarn1Rue211
FedEx13Ryan's Grill1
Finish Line1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Ford1SAS Shoes1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In2
GameStop2Sam's Club1
Goodwill2Shoe Carnival1
Gymboree1Slumberland1
H&R Block2Spencer Gifts1
Hardee's1Sprint Nextel1
Hilton1Staples1
Hobby Lobby1Starbucks2
Holiday Inn2Steak 'n Shake1
Hollister Co.1Subway4
Honda1Super 81
Hot Topic1T-Mobile2
Hyundai1T.J.Maxx1
JCPenney1Taco Bell2
Jones New York3Target1
Journeys1Toyota1
Justice1Toys"R"Us1
KFC1U-Haul2
Kmart1UPS9
Kohl's1Vans1
La-Z-Boy2Victoria's Secret1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
LensCrafters1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1Wet Seal1
Lowe's1White Castle1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cape Girardeau:

  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KUGT (1170 AM; daytime; 0 kW; JACKSON, MO; Owner: THE LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in 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)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KDMC-LP (103.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • 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.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMHM (104.1 FM; LUTESVILLE, MO; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; PERRYVILLE, MO; Owner: D/B/A DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)

TV broadcast stations around Cape Girardeau:

  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, 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)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, 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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Cape Girardeau: Joseph A. Cable.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Cape Girardeau fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 126Number of bridges
  • 2,024ft / 617mTotal length
  • $14,810,000Total costs
  • 783,365Total average daily traffic
  • 128,135Total average daily truck traffic
  • 971,592Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cape Girardeau, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 61920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 71940-1949
  • 111950-1959
  • 331960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 221990-1999
  • 162000-2009
  • 112010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cape Girardeau, MO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cape Girardeau)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 225 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cape Girardeau, MO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 199 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cape Girardeau)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Cape Girardeau)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 42 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED130$108,963229$138,787504$144,28131$70,86211$420,344119$110,5191$28,260
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$86,4467$94,39339$132,6681$67,9400$04$49,1550$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$125,81721$115,110136$153,65419$43,4791$546,0008$90,5010$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$124,96717$137,374103$147,9042$49,2950$08$76,1760$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$67,0251$35,00028$129,4400$00$00$01$35,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Cape Girardeau, MO

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29$133,68724$137,5980$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$123,4884$191,1480$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$184,8346$109,1580$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$59,3503$106,1200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$49,3031$104,2401$23,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9807.00 , 9808.00, 9809.00, 9810.00, 9811.00, 9812.00, 9813.00, 9816.00

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 125. The highest number of reported fires - 220 took place in 2004, and the least - 2 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Cape Girardeau, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.0%), and Structure Fires (32.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cape Girardeau, MO
    • 93944.0%Outside Fires
    • 68732.2%Structure Fires
    • 35216.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1557.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cape Girardeau, MO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cape Girardeau, Missouri:

  • Drury Lodge, 104 S Vantage, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63702 , Phone: (573) 334-7151, Fax: (573) 334-7151
  • Drury Suites Cape Girardeau, 3303 Campster Dr, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701 , Phone: (573) 339-9500
  • Holiday Inn West Park, 3257 William St, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701 , Phone: (573) 334-4491, Fax: (573) 334-7459
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 3253 William St, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701 , Phone: (573) 334-4491, Fax: (573) 334-4261
  • Super 8 Cape Girardeau, 2011 N Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701 , Phone: (573) 339-0808, Fax: (573) 339-2060
  • Candlewood Suites (cgicw), 485 South Mt Auburn Rd, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703 , Phone: (573) 334-6868, Fax: (573) 334-6869
  • Hampton Inn Cape Girardeau I-55 East, 207 South Mt Auburn Rd, Cape girardeau, Missouri 63703 , Phone: (573) 334-4499, Fax: (573) 334-5100
  • Drury Plaza Hotel Cape Conference Center, 3351 Percy Dr, Cape girardeau, Missouri 63701 , Phone: (800) 436-3310
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Most common first names in Cape Girardeau, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John27576.2 years
Mary27280.5 years
William26376.5 years
James21771.6 years
Charles20474.1 years
Robert18072.6 years
Helen11980.5 years
Dorothy11277.2 years
Paul10874.5 years
George9976.4 years
Most common last names in Cape Girardeau, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10975.6 years
Davis8676.9 years
Jones7875.3 years
Johnson7572.0 years
Miller7377.9 years
Williams7077.1 years
Seabaugh6379.1 years
Brown6275.6 years
Moore5673.4 years
Wilson5079.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cape Girardeau, MO
  • 60.7%Utility gas
  • 36.6%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cape Girardeau, MO
  • 67.8%Electricity
  • 30.3%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood


Cape Girardeau compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Cape Girardeau on our top lists:

  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 60 pilots and 18 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Daniel Fetherston (7)
  • David B. Knight (4)
  • Maik Hach (3)
  • Derek W. Cornelius (3)
  • Donald Obergoenner (2)
  • Lauren Alford (2)
  • Lisa Kay Beaty Bishop (2)
  • Iain Jack (2)
  • Dennis A. Gibson, Ii (1)
  • Elizabeth Knote (1)

Total of 38 patent applications in 2008-2020.