Income/capita 45%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 84%
IndexEast Cape GirardeauIllinoisNational
Income per capita$16,440$31,502$29,829
Median household income$30,125$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$26,250$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,393$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$26,724$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$17,125$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level34.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Cape Girardeau is 45% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in East Cape Girardeau is 46% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Cape Girardeau is 84% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Cape Girardeau is 126% higher than the national average

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      East Cape Girardeau employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.9%
      Wholesale & retail services38.1%29.4%
      Public administration1.9%6.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities18.1%9.2%
      Education, health & social services4.8%16.8%

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      Mill Creek, IL41$90,87564%
      Gordonville, MO409$64,00016%
      Jackson, MO14,641$53,9972%
      Kelso, MO585$51,9326%
      Benton, MO878$47,14315%
      East Cape Girardeau, IL670$30,12546%

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      Amherst, NH670$131,450138%
      Cordova, MD670$0100%
      Parkway Village, KY670$49,73210%
      Mulberry Grove, IL670$37,50032%
      Mossyrock, WA670$32,95540%
      East Cape Girardeau, IL670$30,12546%
      Source: The East Cape Girardeau, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).