Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
The Cape Girardeau County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. In 2010, the County had 75 674 inhabitants and a population density of 50.5 inhabitants per square kilometer. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Jackson.
The County is located in southeastern Missouri on the border with Illinois, which is formed by the Mississippi River. The Cape Girardeau County has an area of 1518 square kilometers, of which 20 square kilometers are water surface. It borders the following Nachbarcountys:
According to the census in 2010 lived in Cape Girardeau County 75 674 people in 28 948 households. The population density was 50.5 inhabitants per square kilometer. In the 28 948 households lived statistically 2.40 per person.
The racial the population was composed of 88.7 percent white, 7.0 percent African American, 0.2 percent Native American, 1.2 percent Asian and other ethnic groups; 1.8 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity, 2.0 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
21.9 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 63.8 percent were between 18 and 64 and 14.3 percent were 65 years or older. 51.6 percent of the population was female.
The median income for a household was $ 44,416. The per capita income was $ 23,229. 14.8 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.
Places in Cape Girardeau County
- Cape Girardeau1
- Scott City2
- Oak Ridge
- Old Appleton
- Apple Creek
- Egypt Mills
- Gravel Hill
- Cox Green
- Hartle Ford
- Moccasin Springs
- Neelys Landing
- New Wells
- Reynolds Ford
- Rum Branch
1 - to a small extent in Scott County 2 - predominantly in Scott County
The Cape Girardeau County is divided into ten townships: