Sikeston SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9.5

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Sikeston, Missouri Info Snack

Sikeston /sakstn/ is a city located both in southern Scott County and northern New Madrid County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is situated just north of the "Missouri Bootheel", although many locals consider Sikeston a part of it. By way of Interstate 55, Interstate 57, and U.S. Route 60, Sikeston is close to the halfway point between St. Louis, Missouri and Memphis, Tennessee and three hours from Nashville, Tennessee. The city is named after John Sikes, who founded it in 1860. It is the principal city of the Sikeston Micropolitan Statistical Area, which consists of all of Scott County, and has a total population of 41,143.
Population
16,482
Unemployment
6.9%
Poverty
22.1%
Median Home
$110,500
Median Income
$38,911
Median Rent
$641

Rankings for Sikeston in Missouri

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Map Of Sikeston, MO

Population over time in Sikeston

Year Population % Change
2017 16,482 0.1%
2016 16,464 0.2%
2015 16,436 -1.2%
2014 16,642 0.8%
2013 16,511 0.6%
2012 16,414 0.1%
2011 16,395 0.2%
2010 16,369 -

Crime in Sikeston Per 100k

Crime Sikeston MO USA
Violent Crime 373.7 530.3 382.9
Murder 6.1 9.8 5.3
Robbery 91.9 103.9 98.0
Aggravated Assault 263.4 372.0 248.9
Property Crime 4998.8 2833.9 2362.0
Burglary 863.8 492.0 430.4
Larceny 3951.2 2016.0 1694.0
Car Theft 183.8 325.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Sikeston

White
69.0% (11,379)
African American
25.4% (4,194)
American Indian
0.6% (93)
Asian
0.9% (144)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (22)
Two Or More
2.3% (372)
Hispanic
1.7% (278)
Race Sikeston MO USA
White 69.0% 79.8% 61.5%
African American 25.4% 11.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 1.8% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 2.2% 2.3%
Hispanic 1.7% 4.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Sikeston, Missouri

Less than $10,000
11.9% (196,135)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.3% (153,282)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.7% (209,321)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.2% (184,598)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.5% (304,917)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.1% (232,396)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.5% (173,061)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.4% (105,484)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.6% (42,853)
$200,000 or more
2.9% (47,797)
Income Sikeston MO USA
Less than $10,000 11.9% 7.0% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.3% 5.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.7% 10.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.2% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.5% 14.6% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.1% 18.8% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.5% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.4% 12.3% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.6% 4.3% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.9% 3.9% 6.3%

Gender in Sikeston

Female
53.7% (8,848)
Male
46.3% (7,633)
Gender Sikeston MO USA
Female 53.7% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 46.3% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sikeston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.6% (927)
9-12th Grade
8.2% (1,350)
High School / GED
39.0% (6,430)
Some College
22.2% (3,653)
Associate's Degree
5.8% (953)
Bachelor's Degree
10.7% (1,758)
Master's Degree
6.0% (991)
Professional Degree
1.7% (272)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (142)
Education Sikeston MO USA
< 9th Grade 5.6% 3.4% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 8.2% 7.4% 7.2%
High School / GED 39.0% 30.9% 27.3%
Some College 22.2% 22.4% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.8% 7.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.7% 17.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.0% 7.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.7% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 1.2% 1.4%

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