Latest Data (2017)
Population 39,151
Nationwide Rank 986

Quick Facts

Cape Girardeau, Missouri is the 986th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Cape Girardeau, Missouri is a city.

Cape Girardeau, Missouri is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Cape Girardeau had its largest population ever.

Cape Girardeau, Missouri's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Cape Girardeau, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
976 Lancaster, Texas 39,386 51.4%
977 Annapolis, Maryland 39,321 9.2%
978 Keizer, Oregon 39,315 21.4%
979 Culver City, California 39,283 1.0%
980 Montclair, California 39,276 15.7%
981 Delaware, Ohio 39,267 51.6%
982 Herriman, Utah 39,224 1108.3%
983 Lake Oswego, Oregon 39,196 9.7%
984 Queen Creek, Arizona 39,184 1107.8%
985 Los Banos, California 39,183 48.9%
986 Cape Girardeau, Missouri 39,151 10.3%
987 Germantown, Tennessee 39,141 3.5%
988 Pacifica, California 39,087 1.8%
989 Hurst, Texas 39,051 7.4%
990 Indian Trail, North Carolina 38,980 186.1%
991 Clovis, New Mexico 38,962 19.6%
992 Northglenn, Colorado 38,928 19.9%
993 Milton, Georgia 38,924 150.7%
994 Newnan, Georgia 38,909 136.1%
995 Pleasant Grove, Utah 38,845 65.3%
996 Wausau, Wisconsin 38,739 0.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
457 St. Joseph 76,442 3.1%
511 St. Charles 70,329 15.9%
659 St. Peters 57,178 11.0%
692 Blue Springs 54,945 13.3%
738 Joplin 52,288 14.5%
749 Florissant 51,443 -4.5%
816 Chesterfield 47,588 1.5%
888 Jefferson City 42,895 5.7%
974 Wentzville 39,414 427.8%
986 Cape Girardeau 39,151 10.3%
1083 Wildwood 35,501 7.3%
1110 University City 34,549 -8.3%
1206 Liberty 31,507 19.5%
1260 Ballwin 30,181 -3.5%
1296 Raytown 29,211 -3.4%
1357 Kirkwood 27,653 1.0%
1382 Gladstone 27,140 2.8%
1389 Maryland Heights 26,996 -0.5%
1480 Hazelwood 25,290 -3.3%
1491 Grandview 25,159 1.5%
1598 Belton 23,480 7.0%
1631 Webster Groves 22,886 -1.5%
1707 Sedalia 21,568 6.0%
1722 Nixa 21,321 71.6%
1729 Raymore 21,167 87.8%
1735 Arnold 21,113 5.7%
1766 Ferguson 20,728 -7.3%
1801 Rolla 20,293 23.1%
1811 Warrensburg 20,168 22.9%
1826 Ozark 19,905 93.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 39,151 986
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