Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO

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2022 Population
119,758
7.88% 1-year decline
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.4
1.32% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
14.9%
0.758% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$60,921
9.59% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$173,700
13.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
55,683
5.72% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO had a population of 120k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $60,921. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO declined from 130,005 to 119,758, a −7.88% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,590 to $60,921, a 9.59% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.75%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.58%), White (Hispanic) (1.47%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.12%).

3.37% of the households in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.9% of the residents in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO are Southeast Missouri State University (2,118 degrees awarded in 2022), Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center (111 degrees), and Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (64 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO was $173,700, and the homeownership rate was 67.6%.

Most people in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO is home to a population of 120k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.91% of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (2.29k people).

In 2022, there were 9.57 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (100k people) in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.28k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO are Spanish (1,866 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (373 households), and Japanese (202 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
60,763
Women
50.9%
58,609
Men
49.1%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 119,372 inhabitants, with 49.1% men, and 50.9% women.

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Citizenship

98.9%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.9% of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    100k ± 288
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.5k ± 417
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.28k ± 535
2.6%
Hispanic Population
3.11k people

In 2022, there were 9.57 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (100k people) in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.28k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.6% of the people in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO are hispanic (3.11k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    491 ± 543 people
  2. Mexico
    217 ± 361 people
  3. Bangladesh
    185 ± 334 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO was China, the natal country of 491 Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO residents, followed by Mexico with 217 and Bangladesh with 185.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.91%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.29k people
1.93%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.51k people

As of 2022, 1.91% of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO residents (2.29k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO was 1.93%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,866 households (1.66%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    373 households (0.331%)
  3. Japanese
    202 households (0.179%)

3.37% of the households in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO was Spanish. 1.66% of the households in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,555 ± 267
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,199 ± 260
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    906 ± 215

Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO employs 55.7k people. The largest industries in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,180 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,061 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,910 people), and the highest paying industries are Employment services ($175,289), Advertising, public relations & related services ($154,258), and Furniture & home furnishings stores ($95,779).

Males in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,166. The income inequality in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.435, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
29,162
Women
50.6%
28,466
Men
49.4%

The workforce of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO in 2020 was 57,628 people, with 50.6% woman, and 49.4% men.

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Occupations

55.7k
2022 Value
−5.72%
1 Year decline
± −5.72%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO declined at a rate of −5.72%, from 59.1k employees to 55.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO, are Cashiers (1,840 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,657 people), and Cooks (1,617 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

55.7k
2022 Value
−5.72%
1 Year decline
± −5.72%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO declined at a rate of −5.72%, from 59.1k employees to 55.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,180 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,061 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,910 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO, though some of these residents may live in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,377
Median earning men ± $1,276
$30,032
Median earning women ± $1,309

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($75,833), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,554), and Wholesale Trade ($59,871).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($44,479), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,464), and Wholesale Trade ($40,769).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Missouri went to Donald J. Trump with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Missouri

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Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Eric Schmitt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO awarded 2,343 degrees. The student population of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,101 male students and 6,230 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO are White (1,887 and 86.3%), followed by Black or African American (160 and 7.32%), Hispanic or Latino (43 and 1.97%), and Two or More Races (40 and 1.83%).

The largest universities in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO by number of degrees awarded are Southeast Missouri State University (2,118 and 90.4%), Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center (111 and 4.74%), and Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (64 and 2.73%).

The most popular majors in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO are Registered Nursing (136 and 5.8%), General Business Administration & Management (136 and 5.8%), and General Studies (118 and 5.04%).

The median tuition costs in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO are $11,124 for private four year colleges, and $7,761 and $14,331 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 86%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 10,331 (39.7% men and 60.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 10,331 students enrolled in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO, 39.7% men and 60.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 7,567 records, of which 62.7% were women and 37.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 104 degrees awarded
  2. 90 degrees awarded
  3. 118 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO was General Biological Sciences with 104 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,118 degrees awarded
  2. 111 degrees awarded
  3. 64 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southeast Missouri State University with 2,118 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 802 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO, which is 0.52 times less than the 1,541 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,887 degrees mean that there were 11.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 160 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($11,124) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,254) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($918) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.901% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.797% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (30.9k), Some college (22.2k), and Bachelors Degree (16.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO was $173,700 in 2022, which is 0.616 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $153,300 to $173,700, a 13.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO is 67.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 20.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO is $60,921. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (West) PUMA, MO with a value of $140,323, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Southwest) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $112,925 and $111,870.

Property

$173,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,298
$31,604
Median Property Taxes
±$1,215

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Rent vs Own

67.6%
Homeownership
2022
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.6% of the housing units in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (West) PUMA, MO with a value of $140,323, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Southwest) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $112,925 and $111,870.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$60,921
Median Household Income
± $2,316
46.7k
Number of Households
± 1,593

In 2022, the median household income of the 46.7k households in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO grew to $60,921 from the previous year's value of $55,590.

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Wage Distribution

0.435
2022 Wage GINI in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO
0.443
2021 Wage GINI in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO

In 2022, the income inequality in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO was 0.435 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.85% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.8%)

In 2022, 82.5% of workers in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9%) and those who worked at home (5.8%).

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Commute Time

20.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO have a shorter commute time (20.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.7% of the workforce in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO (17.2k out of 116k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.7% of the population of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 51.4% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 1.61% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Missouri see 1405 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1422 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1650 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 457 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,405 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,405 patients per year. This represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1,422 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.1% under 18 years, 23.4% between 18 and 34 years, 35.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.3%
Uninsured
51.4%
Employer Coverage
13.9%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
1.61%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties PUMA, MO declined by 5.82% from 8.81% to 8.3%.

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