MCDC American Community Survey Profiles

ACS Profile Report: 2007-2011 (5-year estimates)

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Cape Girardeau County, Missouri (05000US29031)

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Demographic

SubjectCape Girardeau County, Missouri
NumberPercent
D1. AGE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B23004

Total population75,017
Under 5 years4,5986.1
5 to 9 years4,6006.1
10 to 14 years4,3725.8
15 to 19 years6,0618.1
20 to 24 years7,55410.1
25 to 34 years9,35212.5
35 to 44 years8,74311.7
45 to 54 years10,37913.8
55 to 59 years4,6536.2
60 to 64 years4,1225.5
65 to 74 years5,2817.0
75 to 84 years3,4754.6
85 years and over1,8272.4
Median age in years36.3
5 years and over70,41993.9
15 years and over61,44781.9
Under 18 years of age16,49022.0
18 years and over58,52778.0
21 years and over53,65671.5
25 years and over47,83263.8
62 years and over13,12717.5
65 years and over10,58314.1
D2. AGE AND SEX

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01002

Total population75,017
Male36,26448.3
18 years old and over27,82076.7
65 years old and over4,39612.1
Female38,75351.7
18 years old and over30,70779.2
65 years old and over6,18716.0
D3. RACE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B02003

Total population75,017
One race73,89798.5
White alone67,31189.7
Black or African American5,1406.9
American Indian and Alaska Native1860.2
Asian9051.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander690.1
Some other race2860.4
Two or more races1,1201.5
White (alone or in combination)68,38391.2
Black (alone or in combination)5,7457.7
American Indian (alone or in combination)5930.8
Asian (alone or in combination)1,0391.4
Native Hawaiian (alone or in combination)720.1
Some other race (alone or in combination)3500.5
D4. HISPANIC OR LATINO (ANY RACE)

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B03001 B03002

Total population75,017
Hispanic or Latino of any race1,4952.0
Not Hispanic or Latino73,52298.0
White alone66,13788.2
Black or African American alone5,1256.8
American Indian and Alaska Native alone1750.2
Asian alone9051.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone620.1

Economic

SubjectCape Girardeau County, Missouri
NumberPercent
E1. HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B19037 B22001

Total households29,452
Less than $10,0002,6038.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,9366.6
$15,000 to $24,9992,7149.2
$25,000 to $34,9993,80712.9
$35,000 to $49,9994,86016.5
$50,000 to $74,9995,91120.1
$75,000 to $99,9993,54812.0
$100,000 to $149,9992,7459.3
$150,000 to $199,9996862.3
$200,000 or more6422.2
Median household income$45,795
Mean household income$58,591
With earnings23,21878.8
Mean household earnings$58,123
With social security8,40728.5
Mean household social security income$15,884
With retirement income5,17117.6
Mean household retirement income$20,600
With supplemental security income1,3574.6
Mean household supplemental security income$8,449
With cash public assistance income8172.8
Mean household cash public assistance income$2,688
With food stamp benefits in the past 12 months3,56312.1
E2. FAMILY INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Family households

Reference tables: B19101 B19119 B19121 B19125 B19126

Family households19,90667.6
Less than $10,0001,0125.1
$10,000 to $14,9996353.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,5107.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,98110.0
$35,000 to $49,9993,40017.1
$50,000 to $74,9994,65123.4
$75,000 to $99,9993,07815.5
$100,000 to $149,9992,41612.1
$150,000 to $199,9996383.2
$200,000 or more5852.9
Median family income$56,460
Mean family income$69,355
E3. OTHER INCOME MEASURES

Universe: Various

Reference tables: B19325 B20017 B20018 B20019

Per-capita income$23,445
Nonfamily households9,54632.4
Median nonfamily income$26,780
Mean nonfamily income$33,305
All full-time workers25,276
All male full-time workers14,11455.8
All female full-time workers11,16244.2
Median earnings for workers$23,725
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers$38,978
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers$29,658
E4. POVERTY STATUS OVER THE LAST 12 MONTHS

Universe: Persons for whom poverty status is determined

Reference tables: B17001 B17021 B17007 C17002

Persons for whom poverty status is determined71,303
Persons below poverty10,49814.7
Persons under 18 for whom poverty status is determined16,091
Persons under 18 in poverty3,445
Persons aged 18 to 64 for whom poverty status is determined45,697
Persons aged 18 to 64 in poverty6,22713.6
Persons over 65 for whom poverty status is determined9,515
Persons over 65 in poverty8268.7
Persons in families for whom poverty status is determined57,65680.9
Unrelated individuals for whom poverty status is determined13,647
Persons in families in poverty6,38511.1
Unrelated persons in poverty 15 years and over4,11330.1
Poverty ratio under 0.54,7696.7
Poverty ratio in 0.5 to 0.995,7298.0
Poverty ratio in 1 to 212,99818.2
Poverty ratio in 2 and over47,80767.0
E5. EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Universe: Population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B23001 B12006

Population 16 years and over60,507
In labor force39,97766.1
Civilian labor force39,86165.9
Employed civilians37,20593.3
Unemployed civilians2,6566.7
In military1160.2
Not in labor force20,53033.9
Females 16 years and over31,54152.1
Females in labor force19,40732.1
Females in civilian labor force19,40732.1
Employed females18,34694.5
E6. CHILDREN WITH ALL PARENTS WORKING

Universe: Own children under 18 years in families and subfamilies

Reference tables: B23008

(Own) children under 65,262
All parents working3,81672.5
(Own) children aged 6 to 1710,404
All parents working8,11378.0
E7. COMMUTING TO WORK

Universe: Workers 16 years and over

Reference tables: B08006

Workers 16 years and over36,485
Workers 16+ who commute to work35,47497.2
Car, truck, or van; drove alone29,45080.7
Car, truck, or van; carpooled4,25011.6
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)980.3
Walked to work1,1713.2
Other means of commuting5051.4
Worked at home1,0112.8
Mean travel time to work in minutes18.8
E8. WORKERS BY OCCUPATION

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010

Civilian employed population 16 years and over37,205
Management, professional, and related occupations11,50130.9
Service occupations6,30516.9
Sales and office occupations10,30827.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2690.7
Construction, extraction, maintenance and repair occupations3,89110.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,93113.3
E9. WORKERS BY INDUSTRY

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B24030

Civilian employed population 16 years and over37,205
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4881.3
Construction2,9157.8
Manufacturing4,37411.8
Wholesale trade1,1133.0
Retail trade4,79012.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,5954.3
Information8402.3
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing2,1555.8
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative2,3386.3
Educational services, and health care, and social assistance10,06727.1
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services3,70410.0
Other services, except public administration1,6904.5
Public administration1,1363.1
E10. CLASS OF WORKER

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B24080

Civilian employed population 16 years and over37,205
Private wage and salary workers29,69379.8
Government workers4,86613.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,5156.8
Unpaid family workers1310.4

Social

SubjectCape Girardeau County, Missouri
NumberPercent
S1. HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B11005 B11003 B11007

Total households29,452
Family households19,90667.6
With own children under 18 years8,95730.4
Married-couple families15,25151.8
With own children under 18 years5,99020.3
Male householder, no wife present1,1273.8
With own children under 18 years5782.0
Female householder, no husband present3,52812.0
With own children under 18 years2,3898.1
Nonfamily households9,54632.4
Householder living alone7,54925.6
65 years and over living alone2,7269.3
Households with one or more people under 18 years9,70633.0
Households with one or more people 65 years and over6,85123.3
Average household size2.42
Average family size2.90
S2. PERSONS BY HOUSEHOLD TYPE / GROUP QUARTERS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B09016

Total population75,017
Household population71,40995.2
Living in family households58,98582.6
Living in nonfamily households12,42417.4
Living alone7,54925.6
Living in group quarters3,6084.8
S3. RELATIONSHIP

Universe: Household population

Reference tables: B09016

Household population71,40995.2
Householder29,45241.2
Spouse15,13721.2
Child20,01928.0
Other relatives2,5943.6
Nonrelatives4,2075.9
Unmarried partner1,6312.3
Unmarried-partner HHs per 100055
S4. MARITAL STATUS

Universe: Population 15 years and over

Reference tables: B12001

Persons 15 years and over61,447
Never married18,12429.5
Now married, except separated31,89751.9
Separated1,2452.0
Widowed4,0856.6
Divorced, and not currently married6,0969.9
S5. FERTILITY

Universe: Women 15 to 50 years old who gave birth in the past 12 months

Reference tables: B13002

Women 15 to 50 years old19,305
Unmarried women 15 to 50 years old9,93751.5
Women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months1,0055.2
Unmarried women who gave birth40440.2
Women 15 to 19 years of age404.0
Women 20 to 34 years of age86986.5
Women 35 to 50 years of age969.6
Per 1,000 unmarried women41
Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years old52
Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years old13
Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years old102
Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years old12
S6. GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS

Universe: Population 30 years and over

Reference tables: B10002 B10050

Grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years959
Responsible for grandchildren45447.3
Less than 1 year7115.6
1 or 2 years8518.7
3 or 4 years8719.2
5 or more years21146.5
S7. SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Universe: Population 3 years and over

Reference tables: B14001

Population 3 years and over72,344
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school21,01829.1
In nursery school, preschool1,2736.1
In kindergarten9034.3
In elementary school, grades 1-87,06733.6
In high school, grades 9-123,85418.3
In college or graduate school7,92137.7
S8. EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Universe: Population 25 years and over

Reference tables: B15002

Population 25 years and over47,832
Less than 9th grade2,5945.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,0368.4
High school graduate, includes equivalency16,05233.6
Some college, no degree10,10121.1
Associates degree2,2554.7
Bachelors degree8,31517.4
Graduate or professional degree4,4799.4
High school graduate or higher41,20286.1
Bachelor degree or higher12,79426.7
S9. VETERAN STATUS

Universe: Civilian population 18 years and over

Reference tables: B23001 B21001 B21002

In Military1160.2
Civilian population 18 years and over58,41199.8
Civilian veterans6,39610.9
S11. RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO

Universe: Population 1 year and over

Reference tables: B07204

Population 1 year and over74,271
Same house59,09079.6
Different house in the U.S.14,65319.7
Same county, different house8,40511.3
Different county6,2488.4
Different county, same state4,0355.4
Different state2,2133.0
Lived abroad 1 year ago5280.7
S12. PLACE OF BIRTH AND CITIZENSHIP STATUS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B05002

Total population75,017
U.S. native73,49998.0
Born in United States73,11497.5
Born in state of current residence54,19972.2
Born in different state than current residence18,91525.2
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parents3850.5
Foreign born1,5182.0
Naturalized U.S. citizen57738.0
Not a U.S. citizen94162.0
S13. YEAR OF ENTRY

Universe: Population born outside the United States

Reference tables: B05005

Population born outside the United States1,9032.5
Native, born outside U.S.38520.2
Entered U.S. 2000 or later5213.5
Entered U.S. before 200033386.5
Foreign born1,5182.0
Entered U.S. 2000 or later91660.3
Entered U.S. before 200060239.7
S14. WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN

Universe: Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea

Reference tables: B05006 C05006

Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea1,5182.0
Europe1379.0
Asia85456.3
Africa302.0
Oceania191.3
Latin and Central America (includes Mexico)42427.9
Northern America543.6
S15. LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

Universe: Population 5 years and over

Reference tables: B06007

Population 5 years and over70,41993.9
English only67,54895.9
Language other than English2,8714.1
Speaks English less than "very well"1,1081.6
Speak Spanish1,3742.0
Speaks English less than "very well"6230.9

Housing

SubjectCape Girardeau County, Missouri
NumberPercent
H1. HOUSING OCCUPANCY AND TENURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25014 B25015 B25004

Total housing units32,467
Occupied housing units29,45290.7
Owner-occupied19,73267.0
Renter-occupied9,72033.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.52
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.22
Vacant housing units3,0159.3
For sale68222.6
For rent72824.1
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use36011.9
Total owner units20,414
Homeowner vacancy rate3.3
Total rental units10,448
Rental vacancy rate7.0
People living in owned homes49,80166.4
People living in rental homes21,60828.8
H2. UNITS IN STRUCTURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables:

Total housing units32,467
Single-family units23,87273.5
Single unit, detached22,90770.6
Single unit, attached9653.0
Duplexes1,1643.6
3 or 4 units1,4334.4
5 to 9 units1,8635.7
10 to 19 units1,4104.3
20 or more units6922.1
Mobile home2,0336.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.-
Mobile homes per 1000 HUs63
H3. YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25035 B25036 B25037

Total housing units32,467
Built 2005 or later2,1066.5
Built 2000 to 20042,6558.2
Built 1990 to 19995,48716.9
Built 1980 to 19893,94512.2
Built 1970 to 19795,93418.3
Built 1960 to 19694,12912.7
Built 1950 to 19593,1349.7
Built 1940 to 19492,0376.3
Built 1939 or earlier3,0409.4
H4. YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25038 B25039

Occupied housing units29,452
Moved in 2005 or later13,17344.7
Moved in 2000 to 20045,32518.1
Moved in 1990 to 19995,15017.5
Moved in 1980 to 19892,5118.5
Moved in 1970 to 19791,8206.2
Moved in 1969 or earlier1,4735.0
H5. VEHICLES AVAILABLE

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25044 B25045

Occupied housing units29,452
No vehicles available1,8556.3
1 vehicle available9,13231.0
2 vehicles available11,28238.3
3 or more vehicles available7,18324.4
H6. HOUSE HEATING FUEL

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables:

Occupied housing units29,452
Utility gas12,75243.3
Bottled, tank, or LP gas2,6609.0
Electricity12,84643.6
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.170.1
Coal or coke-
Wood1,0993.7
Solar energy-
Other fuel290.1
No fuel used490.2
H7. SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25049 B25052 B25043

Occupied housing units29,452
Lacking complete plumbing facilities1130.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1900.6
No telephone service available9863.3
H8. OCCUPANTS PER ROOM

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25014

Occupied housing units29,452
1.00 or less29,03898.6
1.01 to 1.502550.9
1.51 or more1590.5
H9. HOME VALUES

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25075

Owner-occupied units19,732
Less than $50,0002,15610.9
$50,000 to $99,9994,03420.4
$100,000 to $149,9994,86224.6
$150,000 to $199,9993,61818.3
$200,000 to $299,9992,84614.4
$300,000 to $499,9991,5467.8
$500,000 to $999,9995192.6
$1,000,000 or more1510.8
Median home value$137,100
Average home value$172,590
H10. SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25087 B25091 B25092

Owner-occupied units19,732
Housing units with a mortgage13,04466.1
Owner costs 30% or more of HH income3,63227.8
Median owner costs$1,108
Housing units without a mortgage6,68833.9
Nonmortgage owner costs 30% or more of HH income5307.9
Median owner costs$338
H11. GROSS RENT

Universe: Renter-occupied units

Reference tables: B25063 B25064 B25070

Renter-occupied units9,720
Paying cash rent9,21494.8
Paying no cash rent5065.2
Median rent$626
Average gross rent$695
Gross rent 30% or more of HH income4,07041.9
Gross rent of $750 or more3,00530.9