StatisticEast Cape GirardeauIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)34222891
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in East Cape Girardeau is 50% 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
  • In East Cape Girardeau 0.30% of the population is Asian

Compare East Cape Girardeau, IL Demographics


      East Cape Girardeau population breakdown by race

      RaceEast Cape GirardeauIllinoisNational
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      East Cape Girardeau age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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