Latest Data (2016)
Population 39,628
Nationwide Rank 958

Quick Facts

Cape Girardeau, Missouri is the 958th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Cape Girardeau, Missouri is a city.

Cape Girardeau, Missouri is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Cape Girardeau had its largest population ever.

Cape Girardeau, Missouri's growth is about average. 50% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Cape Girardeau, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
948 Bullhead City, Arizona 39,970 17.6%
949 Florence, Alabama 39,959 9.9%
950 Apache Junction, Arizona 39,954 24.5%
951 Warren, Ohio 39,898 -17.1%
952 Lancaster, Ohio 39,848 12.2%
953 New Berlin, Wisconsin 39,803 3.5%
954 Grove City, Ohio 39,721 43.6%
955 Romeoville, Illinois 39,706 79.7%
956 Chelsea, Massachusetts 39,699 13.0%
957 Marlborough, Massachusetts 39,697 8.4%
958 Cape Girardeau, Missouri 39,628 11.7%
959 Norwich, Connecticut 39,556 9.4%
960 Hallandale Beach, Florida 39,500 14.9%
961 Duncanville, Texas 39,457 9.3%
962 Schertz, Texas 39,453 87.4%
963 Woburn, Massachusetts 39,452 5.4%
964 Annapolis, Maryland 39,418 9.5%
965 Friendswood, Texas 39,396 34.8%
966 Clovis, New Mexico 39,373 20.9%
967 Culver City, California 39,364 1.2%
968 Oviedo, Florida 39,337 48.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
449 St. Joseph 76,472 3.2%
507 St. Charles 69,293 14.2%
654 St. Peters 57,289 11.2%
696 Blue Springs 54,431 12.2%
731 Joplin 52,195 14.3%
738 Florissant 51,776 -3.9%
804 Chesterfield 47,659 1.7%
874 Jefferson City 43,013 6.0%
958 Cape Girardeau 39,628 11.7%
1024 Wentzville 37,395 400.8%
1068 Wildwood 35,756 8.1%
1098 University City 34,706 -7.9%
1236 Liberty 30,614 16.1%
1246 Ballwin 30,313 -3.1%
1281 Raytown 29,261 -3.2%
1351 Kirkwood 27,609 0.9%
1373 Maryland Heights 27,137 0.0%
1374 Gladstone 27,114 2.7%
1465 Hazelwood 25,443 -2.8%
1480 Grandview 25,190 1.6%
1595 Belton 23,290 6.2%
1610 Webster Groves 22,970 -1.1%
1705 Sedalia 21,489 5.7%
1712 Arnold 21,319 6.7%
1717 Nixa 21,201 70.7%
1747 Ferguson 20,846 -6.8%
1748 Raymore 20,839 84.8%
1793 Warrensburg 20,251 23.4%
1801 Rolla 20,075 21.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 39,628 958
2015 39,462 958
2014 39,167 952
2013 38,816 953
2012 38,544 950
2011 38,368 943
2010 37,941 940
2009 37,657 934
2008 37,298 936
2007 37,059 932
2006 36,729 930
2005 36,217 938
2004 35,974 928
2003 35,686 924
2002 35,670 922
2001 35,647 909
2000 35,466 909
1990 34,929 785