Cape Girardeau County


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Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

1 Barton Sq
Jackson, MO 63755
Phone: (573) 243-3547
Fax: (573) 204-2418
www.showme.net/CapeCounty/

On the southeastern border of MO, original county; organized Oct 1, 1812 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Jean Girardot, a French naval officer stationed at Kaskaskia, IL (1704-20), later a trading-post operator. No explanation for the spelling variance

Area (sq mi):: 586.29 (land 578.62; water 7.67) Population per square mile: 123.00
Population 2005: 71,161 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 3.60%; 1990-2000 11.50% Population 2000: 68,693 (White 91.60%; Black or African American 5.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,593; median household $36,458; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,278-$27,895
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Cape Girardeau (35,993)
  • Jackson County seat (12,751)

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    Francis Medical Center, a Cape Girardeau County jury sided with a group of medical providers in a suit by a man whose esophagus was injured during surgery.
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    One provision would have restored some retirement benefits to Judge Scott Lipke, an associate circuit judge in Cape Girardeau County and a former state representative.