MCDC American Community Survey Profiles

ACS Profile Report: 2008-2012 (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 population75,690
Under 5 years4,6016.1
5 to 9 years4,6616.2
10 to 14 years4,3745.8
15 to 19 years5,9977.9
20 to 24 years7,4609.9
25 to 34 years9,62512.7
35 to 44 years8,71911.5
45 to 54 years10,35713.7
55 to 59 years4,9026.5
60 to 64 years4,1395.5
65 to 74 years5,4967.3
75 to 84 years3,4714.6
85 years and over1,8882.5
Median age in years36.3
5 years and over71,08993.9
15 years and over62,05482.0
Under 18 years16,48421.8
18 years and over59,20678.2
21 years and over54,28971.7
25 years and over48,59764.2
62 years and over13,26317.5
65 years and over10,85514.3
D2. AGE AND SEX

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B05003

Total population75,690
Male36,65248.4
Males 18 years and over28,19476.9
Males 65 years and over4,55112.4
Female39,03851.6
Females 18 years and over31,01279.4
Females 65 years and over6,30416.1
D3. RACE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B02001 B02008 B02009 B02010 B02011 B02012 B02013

Total population75,690
One race74,55098.5
White alone67,70889.5
Black or African American5,3427.1
American Indian and Alaska Native1640.2
Asian9251.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander820.1
Some other race3290.4
Two or more races1,1401.5
White (alone or in combination)68,81790.9
Black (alone or in combination)5,8967.8
American Indian (alone or in combination)5440.7
Asian (alone or in combination)1,1001.5
Native Hawaiian (alone or in combination)1020.1
Some other race (alone or in combination)4030.5
D4. HISPANIC OR LATINO (ANY RACE)

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B03002

Total population75,690
Hispanic or Latino of any race1,5142.0
Not Hispanic or Latino74,17698.0
White alone66,55787.9
Black or African American alone5,3257.0
American Indian and Alaska Native alone1580.2
Asian alone9251.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone730.1

Economic

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

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B19013 B19025 B19051 B19061 B19055 B19065 B19059 B19069 B19056 B19066 B19057 B19067 B22001

Total households29,502
Less than $10,0002,4568.3
$10,000 to $14,9991,8706.3
$15,000 to $24,9993,12810.6
$25,000 to $34,9993,68612.5
$35,000 to $49,9994,81516.3
$50,000 to $74,9995,71119.4
$75,000 to $99,9993,58412.1
$100,000 to $149,9992,8619.7
$150,000 to $199,9998592.9
$200,000 or more5321.8
Median household income$46,154
Mean household income$59,134
With earnings23,16778.5
Mean household earnings$58,377
With social security8,57229.1
Mean household social security income$16,553
With retirement income5,07417.2
Mean household retirement income$20,314
With supplemental security income1,2844.4
Mean household supplemental security income$8,814
With cash public assistance income6902.3
Mean household cash public assistance income$2,503
With food stamp benefits in the past 12 months3,52712.0
E2. FAMILY INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Family households

Reference tables: B19101 B19113 B19127

Family households19,55166.3
Less than $10,0009424.8
$10,000 to $14,9995282.7
$15,000 to $24,9991,7468.9
$25,000 to $34,9991,9219.8
$35,000 to $49,9993,13316.0
$50,000 to $74,9994,59023.5
$75,000 to $99,9993,08815.8
$100,000 to $149,9992,38512.2
$150,000 to $199,9997503.8
$200,000 or more4682.4
Median family income$57,093
Mean family income$69,307
E3. OTHER INCOME MEASURES

Universe: Various

Reference tables: B19301 B11001 B19202 B19214 B19325 B20017

Per-capita income$23,560
Nonfamily households9,95133.7
Median nonfamily income$26,966
Mean nonfamily income$36,549
All full-time workers25,550
All male full-time workers14,23355.7
All female full-time workers11,31744.3
Median earnings for workers$23,892
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers$40,506
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers$30,291
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 determined71,964
Persons below poverty11,43115.9
Persons under 18 for whom poverty status is determined16,112
Persons under 18 in poverty3,68622.9
Persons aged 18 to 64 for whom poverty status is determined46,030
Persons aged 18 to 64 in poverty6,90715.0
Persons over 65 for whom poverty status is determined9,822
Persons over 65 in poverty8388.5
Persons in families for whom poverty status is determined57,34779.7
Unrelated individuals for whom poverty status is determined14,617
Persons in families in poverty6,66111.6
Unrelated persons in poverty 15 years and over4,77032.6
Poverty ratio under 0.55,0387.0
Poverty ratio in 0.5 to 0.996,3938.9
Poverty ratio in 1 to 213,33318.5
Poverty ratio in 2 and over47,20065.6
E5. EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Universe: Population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B23001

Population 16 years and over60,990
In labor force40,01165.6
Civilian labor force39,90765.4
Employed civilians37,02592.8
Unemployed civilians2,8827.2
In military1040.2
Not in labor force20,97934.4
Females 16 years and over31,79752.1
Females in labor force19,45731.9
Females in civilian labor force19,45731.9
Employed females18,20793.6
E6. CHILDREN WITH ALL PARENTS WORKING

Universe: Own children under 18 years in families and subfamilies

Reference tables: B23008

(Own) children under 65,427
All parents working3,94172.6
(Own) children aged 6 to 1710,293
All parents working8,10678.8
E7. COMMUTING TO WORK

Universe: Workers 16 years and over

Reference tables: B08301

Workers 16 years and over36,247
Workers 16+ who commute to work35,35197.5
Car, truck, or van; drove alone29,67281.9
Car, truck, or van; carpooled3,89710.8
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)1030.3
Walked to work1,1363.1
Other means of commuting5431.5
Worked at home8962.5
Mean travel time to work in minutes18.2
E8. WORKERS BY OCCUPATION

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010

Civilian employed population 16 years and over37,025
Management, professional, and related occupations11,33730.6
Service occupations6,26916.9
Sales and office occupations10,69728.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1880.5
Construction, extraction, maintenance and repair occupations3,70910.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,82513.0
E9. WORKERS BY INDUSTRY

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010 C24030

Civilian employed population 16 years and over37,025
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4691.3
Construction2,6767.2
Manufacturing4,24311.5
Wholesale trade1,0722.9
Retail trade4,98113.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,4593.9
Information7061.9
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing2,0885.6
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative2,5696.9
Educational services, and health care, and social assistance10,19527.5
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services3,72210.1
Other services, except public administration1,6884.6
Public administration1,1573.1
E10. CLASS OF WORKER

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010 B24080

Civilian employed population 16 years and over37,025
Private wage and salary workers29,52779.7
Government workers5,03613.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,3386.3
Unpaid family workers1240.3

Social

SubjectCape Girardeau County, Missouri
NumberPercent
S1. HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B11001 B11003 B11005 B09020 B11007 B11002

Total households29,502
Family households19,55166.3
With own children under 18 years8,58929.1
Married-couple families15,14151.3
With own children under 18 years5,77919.6
Male householder, no wife present1,1764.0
With own children under 18 years6072.1
Female householder, no husband present3,23411.0
With own children under 18 years2,2037.5
Nonfamily households9,95133.7
Householder living alone7,84326.6
65 years and over living alone2,7669.4
Households with one or more people under 18 years9,36531.7
Households with one or more people 65 years and over6,99623.7
Average household size2.44
Average family size2.93
S2. PERSONS BY HOUSEHOLD TYPE / GROUP QUARTERS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B09019

Total population75,690
Household population72,02295.2
Living in family households58,68481.5
Living in nonfamily households13,33818.5
Living alone7,84326.6
Living in group quarters3,6684.8
S3. RELATIONSHIP

Universe: Household population

Reference tables: B11002 B09019

Household population72,02295.2
Householder29,50241.0
Spouse15,04420.9
Child20,01827.8
Other relatives2,7343.8
Nonrelatives4,7246.6
Unmarried partner1,6902.3
Unmarried-partner HHs per 100057
S4. MARITAL STATUS

Universe: Population 15 years and over

Reference tables: B12001

Persons 15 years and over62,054
Never married18,86230.4
Now married, except separated31,83051.3
Separated1,1911.9
Widowed3,9696.4
Divorced, and not currently married6,20210.0
S5. FERTILITY

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

Reference tables: B13002

Women 15 to 50 years19,228
Unmarried women 15 to 50 years10,10552.6
Women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months1,1175.8
Unmarried women who gave birth49544.3
Women 15 to 19 years272.4
Women 20 to 34 years94584.6
Women 35 to 50 years14513.0
Per 1,000 unmarried women49
Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years58
Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years9
Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years109
Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years19
S6. GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS

Universe: Population 30 years and over

Reference tables: B10050

Grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years1,130
Responsible for grandchildren49844.1
Less than 1 year10420.9
1 or 2 years13226.5
3 or 4 years6312.7
5 or more years19940.0
S7. SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Universe: Population 3 years and over

Reference tables: B14002

Population 3 years and over72,912
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school21,18829.1
In nursery school, preschool1,3176.2
In kindergarten9674.6
In elementary school, grades 1-86,98633.0
In high school, grades 9-123,91418.5
In college or graduate school8,00437.8
S8. EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Universe: Population 25 years and over

Reference tables: B15002 B15003

Population 25 years and over48,597
Less than 9th grade2,4635.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,7647.7
High school graduate, includes equivalency16,18633.3
Some college, no degree10,60321.8
Associates degree2,3154.8
Bachelors degree8,93418.4
Graduate or professional degree4,3328.9
High school graduate or higher42,37087.2
Bachelor degree or higher13,26627.3
S9. VETERAN STATUS

Universe: Civilian population 18 years and over

Reference tables: B21001 B21002

Civilian population 18 years and over59,10299.8
Civilian veterans6,10810.3
S10a. DISABLED BY AGE

Universe: Civilian noninstitutionalized population

Reference tables: B18135

Civilian noninstitutionalized persons74,281
With a disability10,16313.7
Under 1816,36022.0
With a disability8265.0
18 to 64 years48,09964.8
With a disability5,60011.6
65 years and over9,82213.2
With a disability3,73738.0
S11. RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO

Universe: Population 1 year and over

Reference tables: B07204

Population 1 year and over74,938
Same house60,19980.3
Different house in the U.S.14,30019.1
Same county, different house7,93010.6
Different county6,3708.5
Different county, same state4,2185.6
Different state2,1522.9
Lived abroad 1 year ago4390.6
S12. PLACE OF BIRTH AND CITIZENSHIP STATUS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B05002

Total population75,690
U.S. native73,98697.7
Born in United States73,58397.2
Born in state of current residence54,55272.1
Born in different state than current residence19,03125.1
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parents4030.5
Foreign born1,7042.3
Naturalized U.S. citizen66539.0
Not a U.S. citizen1,03961.0
S13. YEAR OF ENTRY

Universe: Population born outside the United States

Reference tables: B05005

Population born outside the United States2,1072.8
Native, born outside U.S.40319.1
Entered U.S. 2000 or later4611.4
Entered U.S. before 200035788.6
Foreign born1,7042.3
Entered U.S. 2000 or later1,07463.0
Entered U.S. before 200063037.0
S14. WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN

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

Reference tables: B05006

Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea1,7042.3
Europe1307.6
Asia1,00258.8
Africa563.3
Oceania191.1
Latin and Central America (includes Mexico)45426.6
Northern America432.5
S15. LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

Universe: Population 5 years and over

Reference tables: B06007

Population 5 years and over71,08993.9
English only68,25096.0
Language other than English2,8394.0
Speaks English less than "very well"1,0401.5
Speak Spanish1,1861.7
Speaks English less than "very well"4790.7

Housing

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

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25003 B25008 B25004 B25033

Total housing units32,576
Occupied housing units29,50290.6
Owner-occupied20,00367.8
Renter-occupied9,49932.2
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.52
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.27
Vacant housing units3,0749.4
For sale63620.7
For rent73523.9
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use31310.2
Total owner units20,639
Homeowner vacancy rate3.1
Total rental units10,234
Rental vacancy rate7.2
People living in owned homes50,45366.7
People living in rental homes21,56928.5
H2. UNITS IN STRUCTURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25024

Total housing units32,576
Single-family units23,98873.6
Single unit, detached22,99070.6
Single unit, attached9983.1
Duplexes1,1883.6
3 or 4 units1,3344.1
5 to 9 units1,8655.7
10 to 19 units1,4954.6
20 or more units6602.0
Mobile home2,0446.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.2
Mobile homes per 1000 HUs63
H3. YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25001 B25034

Total housing units32,576
Built 2005 or later680.2
Built 2000 to 20044,78614.7
Built 1990 to 19995,37916.5
Built 1980 to 19894,27913.1
Built 1970 to 19795,62517.3
Built 1960 to 19694,13812.7
Built 1950 to 19593,35010.3
Built 1940 to 19491,9526.0
Built 1939 or earlier2,9999.2
H4. YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25038

Occupied housing units29,502
Moved in 2005 or later3,53612.0
Moved in 2000 to 200415,47052.4
Moved in 1990 to 19994,86416.5
Moved in 1980 to 19892,5248.6
Moved in 1970 to 19791,7245.8
Moved in 1969 or earlier1,3844.7
H5. VEHICLES AVAILABLE

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25044

Occupied housing units29,502
No vehicles available1,9646.7
1 vehicle available9,16831.1
2 vehicles available11,10037.6
3 or more vehicles available7,27024.6
H6. HOUSE HEATING FUEL

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25040

Occupied housing units29,502
Utility gas12,34041.8
Bottled, tank, or LP gas2,4298.2
Electricity13,44645.6
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.170.1
Coal or coke-
Wood1,1533.9
Solar energy-
Other fuel490.2
No fuel used680.2
H7. SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25049 B25053 B25043

Occupied housing units29,502
Lacking complete plumbing facilities950.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1480.5
No telephone service available9403.2
H8. OCCUPANTS PER ROOM

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25014

Occupied housing units29,502
1.00 or less29,14498.8
1.01 to 1.502060.7
1.51 or more1520.5
H9. HOME VALUES

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25002 B25075 B25077 B25003 B25082

Owner-occupied units20,003
Less than $50,0002,21411.1
$50,000 to $99,9994,19321.0
$100,000 to $149,9994,66223.3
$150,000 to $199,9993,68218.4
$200,000 to $299,9993,04115.2
$300,000 to $499,9991,4587.3
$500,000 to $999,9996223.1
$1,000,000 or more1310.7
Median home value$137,600
Average home value$172,049
H10. SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25002 B25087 B25091 B25088

Owner-occupied units20,003
Housing units with a mortgage12,78863.9
Owner costs 30% or more of HH income3,43726.9
Median owner costs$1,098
Housing units without a mortgage7,21536.1
Nonmortgage owner costs 30% or more of HH income5677.9
Median owner costs$349
H11. GROSS RENT

Universe: Renter-occupied units

Reference tables: B25063 B25064 B25066 B25070

Renter-occupied units9,499
Paying cash rent9,04395.2
Paying no cash rent4564.8
Median rent$635
Average gross rent$712
Gross rent 30% or more of HH income4,06542.8
Gross rent of $750 or more3,05532.2