Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Current Temperature ° Population 38,314

Homefacts City Report

Cape Girardeau is located in Cape Girardeau County, MO. The population is 38,314, making Cape Girardeau the largest city in Cape Girardeau County.

There are 14 public schools in Cape Girardeau with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Cape Girardeau is moderate, and there are 134 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Cape Girardeau is low and the median home sales price is $0.

Cities near Cape Girardeau include Cape Girardeau Township, East Cape Girardeau and Scott City.

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 11.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 54.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 34.5%

Crime Rate

39.41% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 174
  • Violent Crimes: 594
  • Robbery: 136
  • Burglary: 571
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

54.13% Higher than national avg.
  • 134 offenders in Cape Girardeau
  • 34.97 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $0
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 5
  • Homes For Sale: 410
  • Homes For Rent: 1

Environmental Hazards

233 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 8
  • Superfunds: 16
  • Tanks & Spills: 208

Unemployment

Low 2.3%
  • Missouri unemployment average: 2.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

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14 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 14 K-12 public schools in Cape Girardeau, MO and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates Cape Girardeau's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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134 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
No Data
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    11.2%
  • Rented
    40.9%
  • Owned
    48%

410 Homes For Sale View All

$159,900
16 North Fredrerick
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
-- Beds | -- Baths
$59,900
12 Silverthorne
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
-- Beds | -- Baths
$169,900
2037 Anthony
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$34,900
816 South Pacific
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
2 Beds | 1 Baths

5 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$18,000
S Pacific St
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$15,000
S Benton St
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$45,240
Albert St
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$168,230
Amblewood Dr
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
4 Beds | 4 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

115 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Cape Girardeau, MO issued 115 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 115 permits, 91 were issued for single family homes and 24 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Cape Girardeau, MO issued 98 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 98 permits, 44 were issued for single family homes and 54 were issued for multi-family homes.
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1 Rental Property View All

$3,700
1359 Mount Auburn
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
-- Beds | -- Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Cape Girardeau, MO
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $568
  • 1 Bedroom: $574
  • 2 Bedrooms: $760
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,052
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,152

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Environmental Hazards

233 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (270/270)
    Cape Girardeau, MO has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Cape Girardeau, MO is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.11 Average
    Cape Girardeau, MO is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.38°
  • February 38.23°
  • March 49.18°
  • April 58.27°
  • May 67.86°
  • June 76.76°
  • July 79.55°
  • August 76.74°
  • September 69.65°
  • October 57.65°
  • November 47.27°
  • December 36.92°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Cape Girardeau, MO

Earthquakes
Cape Girardeau, MO has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Cape Girardeau, MO has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Cape Girardeau, MO has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Cape Girardeau, MO has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Cape Girardeau, MO: $40,107

Unemployment

Unemployment in Cape Girardeau is 2.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.5% and 4.1% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 36.18%
White Collar - 63.82%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jay Nixon
  • Sen. Roy Blunt
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill

City Representatives

  • Jason Smith

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

27 FCC Towers view all

2 Hospitals view all

2 Police Stations view all

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