Population Trends, 1990 to 2018

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  • Annualized change = total change / years in period. Percent annual change = ((ending population / starting population)^(1 / years) - 1) * 100.
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Cape Girardeau County, MO, 1990-2018

Demographic category 1990 population 2018 population Total change over period Annualized change
Count Share Count Share Count % of group Count % of group
Total 61,794 100.00% 78,753 100.00% 16,95927.44%6060.87%
White 58,228 94.23% 69,950 88.82% 11,72220.13%4190.66%
White, non-Hispanic 57,950 93.78% 68,378 86.83% 10,42817.99%3720.59%
Black 2,999 4.85% 6,870 8.72% 3,871129.08%1383.00%
American Indian / Alaska Native 99 0.16% 368 0.47% 269271.72%104.80%
Asian / Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 468 0.76% 1,565 1.99% 1,097234.40%394.41%
Hispanic 300 0.49% 1,869 2.37% 1,569523.00%566.75%
Non-Hispanic 61,494 99.51% 76,884 97.63% 15,39025.03%5500.80%
Ages 0-17 14,653 23.71% 16,776 21.30% 2,12314.49%760.48%
Ages 18-24 9,180 14.86% 11,015 13.99% 1,83519.99%660.65%
Ages 25-44 18,452 29.86% 18,951 24.06% 4992.70%180.10%
Ages 45-64 10,979 17.77% 18,732 23.79% 7,75370.62%2771.93%
Ages 65 and older 8,530 13.80% 13,279 16.86% 4,74955.67%1701.59%