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("Cape Girardeau" redirects here. For the Cape Girardeau meteorite of 1846, see Meteorite fall. For ships named Cape Girardeau, see SS Cape Girardeau.) Cape Girardeau (/ˈkeɪp dʒᵻˈrɑːrdoʊ/, French: Cap-Girardeau [kap ʒiʁaʁdo] ; colloquially referred to as "Cape") is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is located approximately 115 miles (185 km) southeast of St. Louis and 175 miles (282 km) north of Memphis. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the city's population was 37,941, making it the 16th-largest city in Missouri, and the largest city in Southeast Missouri. An emerging college town, it is the home of Southeast Missouri State University.


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Facts and Stats for Cape Girardeau*

  • Living in Cape Girardeau - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 76.58 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cape Girardeau

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cape Girardeau

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 37.5 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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