Sikeston, MO

16,464 Population
17.5 square miles 942.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
942.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
63.1%
was 64.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.9%
was 0.7%
 
Percent Under 18
25.4%
was 25.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
18.1%
was 18.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
22.0%
was 21.3%
 
Median Household Income
$37,831
was $36,789
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.4
47.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
24.4
was 12.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,093.1
was 2,014.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,366.1
was 5,953.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
7,446
was 7,258
 
Median Rent
$641
was $586
 
Total Building Permits
57
was 55
 
Occupied Housing Units
6,667
was 6,494
 
Homeownership Rate
60.7%
was 59.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
31
was 35
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
426.3
was 415.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
22.9%
was 22.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
26
was 20
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
8.0
was 7.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.5
was 3.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.5%
was 99.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
78.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.4%
was 83.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
19.5%
was 17.4%
 

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