Cape Girardeau Information

Cape Girardeau Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Cape Girardeau, MO

General Cape Girardeau Information

State: Missouri

County: Cape Girardeau County

Close cities: Commerce, MO, Cedar Cliffs, MO, Chaffee, MO, Blomeyer, MO, Kelso, MO, Scott City, MO, Moccasin Springs, MO, Gordonville, MO, Illmo, MO, Jackson, MO, Zewapeta, MO, Cape Girardeau, MO, Egypt Mills, MO, Rockview, MO, Dutchtown, MO

Cape Girardeau Population (census data)
Total 37,156 (+4.1% since 2000)
Male 17,548 (47.2%)
Female 19,608 (52.8%)

Population Density: 1,531 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.9 (US Avg is 100)

Cape Girardeau Elevation: 354 feet above sea level

Land Area: 24.3 square miles

Median Household Income: $41,052

Zip Codes: 63702, 63701, 63703, and 63705.

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Cape Girardeau Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (86.7%)
  • Black (9.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (28.1%)
  • Irish (10.7%)
  • United States (10.6%)
  • English (8.0%)
  • French (3.6%)
  • Dutch (2.2%)

Local Cape Girardeau Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals
NFL Football: Kansas City Chiefs, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: , Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau School Information

High Schools
Central High (1000 South Silver Springs Road, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63701 - Cape Girardeau 63 District)
Central Junior High (205 Caruthers, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63701 - Cape Girardeau 63 District)
Middle Schools
Central Middle (1900 Thilenius, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63701 - Cape Girardeau 63 District)
Elementary Schools
Alma Schrader Elementary (1360 Randol, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63701 - Cape Girardeau 63 District)
Blanchard Elementary (1829 N Sprigg Street, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63701 - Cape Girardeau 63 District)
Clippard Elementary (2860 Hopper Road, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63701 - Cape Girardeau 63 District)
Franklin Elementary (215 N Louisiana, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63701 - Cape Girardeau 63 District)
Jefferson Elementary (520 South Minnesota, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63703 - Cape Girardeau 63 District)
Nell Holcomb Elementary (6547 State Highway 177, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63701 - Nell Holcomb R-IV District)
Other/Private Schools
Echo Day Treatment Center (3445 Armstrong Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63703 - Division Of Youth Services District)
Girardot Center For Youth (609 N Middle, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63702 - Division Of Youth Services District)
Gordonville Attendance Center (653 State Highway Z, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63701 - Jackson R-II District)
Parkview State School (1020 South Parkway Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63703 - State Schools For Severely Handicapped District)

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