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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of East Cape Girardeau is 278. East Cape Girardeau, Illinois is the 15,392nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of East Cape Girardeau was in 1990, when its population was 451. In 1990, East Cape Girardeau was the 13,531st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,392nd largest city in the US. East Cape Girardeau is currently 38.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
East Cape Girardeau has shrunk 36.2% since the year 2000. East Cape Girardeau, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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The total voting age population of East Cape Girardeau, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 310. The voting age population is 51.6% male and 48.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.5% of the residents of East Cape Girardeau are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of East Cape Girardeau are 89.4% White, 8.8% Black and 1.8% Two or more races.
In East Cape Girardeau, 12.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 6.2%. On a per-household basis, 2.6% of families are below the poverty line in East Cape Girardeau.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.6% of East Cape Girardeau residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.2% of East Cape Girardeau residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.9% have a bachelor's degree and 1.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among East Cape Girardeau residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
In East Cape Girardeau, 8.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in East Cape Girardeau is $47,083.
In East Cape Girardeau, 71.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 28.5% of housing units in East Cape Girardeau.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in East Cape Girardeau is $881.
In East Cape Girardeau, 40.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.