Perry County vs. Cape Girardeau County

Perry County (MO)Cape Girardeau County (MO)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)19,15078,753
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)0.9%4.1%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)18,97175,673
Population, Census, April 1, 201018,97175,674
Persons under 5 years, percent5.9%5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent23.3%21.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent18.1%16.9%
Female persons, percent50.0%51.5%
White alone, percent97.0%87.7%
Black or African American alone, percent0.7%7.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.6%0.4%
Asian alone, percent0.6%1.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent1.1%2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent2.4%2.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent95.1%85.8%
Veterans, 2014-20181,2614,811
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20181.1%2.9%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)8,80834,213
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201874.6%65.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$138,500$155,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,084$1,159
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$410$416
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$673$796
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-20139.8%20.5%
Building permits, 201885816
Households, 2014-20187,60529,366
Persons per household, 2014-20182.472.55
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201888.8%79.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20182.4%3.6%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201883.0%88.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201876.8%80.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201887.5%90.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201816.0%30.5%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201811.7%10.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent8.6%10.4%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201863.2%62.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201858.2%59.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)20,901170,964
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)86,5061,149,244
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)1,142,3252,884,546
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)174,514861,421
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)270,2301,611,435
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$14,209$20,941
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.619.3
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$54,964$51,730
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$24,710$26,546
Persons in poverty, percent10.9%13.8%
Total employer establishments, 20175112,365
Total employment, 20179,78937,602
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)357,8121,462,628
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-2.2%-2.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20171,2825,488
All firms, 20121,6046,894
Men-owned firms, 20128773,429
Women-owned firms, 20124892,112
Nonminority-owned firms, 20121,5226,016
Veteran-owned firms, 2012202640
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20121,3025,633
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%2.5%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200719.3%24.6%
Population per square mile, 201040.0130.8
Land area in square miles, 2010474.35578.54

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Perry county (MO) and Cape Girardeau county (MO) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.