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|People QuickFacts||Cape Girardeau||Missouri|
|Population, 2013 estimate||38,816||6,044,171|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||37,943||5,988,923|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||2.3%||0.9%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010||6.1%||6.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010||19.3%||23.8%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010||14.7%||14.0%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010||52.6%||51.0%|
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a)||81.1%||82.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a)||12.8%||11.6%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.2%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a)||1.9%||1.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a)||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010||2.4%||2.1%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b)||2.8%||3.5%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010||80.2%||81.0%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||75.0%||83.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||3.6%||3.9%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||5.6%||6.1%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||87.9%||87.6%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||31.7%||26.2%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||14.7||23.1|
|Housing units, 2010||16,760||2,712,729|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||55.4%||68.4%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||32.4%||19.7%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$130,400||$137,000|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.38||2.47|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$22,439||$25,649|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$41,060||$47,380|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||22.2%||15.5%|
|Business QuickFacts||Cape Girardeau||Missouri|
|Total number of firms, 2007||3,682||501,064|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||4.9%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.6%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.9%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.2%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||25.5%||26.1%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||2,605,444||110,907,604|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||1,625,483||81,032,913|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||1,018,238||76,575,216|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$27,476||$12,957|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||119,675||11,070,634|
|Geography QuickFacts||Cape Girardeau||Missouri|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||28.43||68,741.52|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||1,334.6||87.1|
|Counties||Cape Girardeau County|