East Cape Girardeau demographics profile

StatisticEast Cape GirardeauIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)34222291
Median age43.837.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1821%44%43%
Speak English98%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%
East Cape Girardeau, IL has a population of 670 and is the 17,738th largest city in the United States. The population density is 342 per sq mi which is 54% higher than the Illinois average and 277% higher than the national average. The median age in East Cape Girardeau is 44 which is approximately 17% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In East Cape Girardeau, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 55% of East Cape Girardeau residents were born in Illinois, 44% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in East Cape Girardeau is 54% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in East Cape Girardeau is 17% higher than Illinois.
  • In East Cape Girardeau 93.58% of the population is White.
  • In East Cape Girardeau 4.33% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In East Cape Girardeau 0.30% of the population is Asian.

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East Cape Girardeau population breakdown by race

RaceEast Cape GirardeauIllinoisNational
Black or African American4.33%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.15%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.64%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
In East Cape Girardeau, 0.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The East Cape Girardeau, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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