Living in Sikeston, MO

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Sikeston SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
10

Sikeston, MO Crime Report

741
Total Crimes
4,594.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
78.88%
Above National Average

Sikeston, MO Cost Of Living

82
Sikeston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

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
16,366
Unemployment
6.9%
Poverty
24.3%
Median Home
$118,000
Median Income
$39,903
Median Rent
$637

Sikeston, MO Photos

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Rankings for Sikeston in Missouri

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Map Of Sikeston, MO

Population over time in Sikeston

Year Population % Change
2017 16,366 -0.7%
2016 16,482 0.1%
2015 16,464 0.2%
2014 16,436 -1.2%
2013 16,642 0.8%
2012 16,511 0.6%
2011 16,414 0.1%
2010 16,395 0.2%
2009 16,369 -
Crime/100k Sikeston MO USA
Violent Crime 601.4 502.1 368.9
Murder 12.4 9.9 5.0
Robbery 86.8 84.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 403.0 359.8 246.8
Property Crime 3992.8 2647.1 2199.5
Burglary 731.6 444.9 376.0
Larceny 3087.6 1878.8 1594.6
Car Theft 173.6 323.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Sikeston

White
68.9% (11,280)
African American
25.1% (4,107)
American Indian
0.5% (78)
Asian
0.9% (146)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (18)
Two Or More
2.4% (392)
Hispanic
2.1% (345)
Race Sikeston MO USA
White 68.9% 79.6% 61.1%
African American 25.1% 11.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 1.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.1% 4.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Sikeston, Missouri

Less than $10,000
14.1% (230,805)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.3% (151,488)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.4% (186,025)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (177,451)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.5% (269,392)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.6% (239,618)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.4% (170,781)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.8% (128,384)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.5% (40,968)
$200,000 or more
2.5% (41,683)
Income Sikeston MO USA
Less than $10,000 14.1% 6.6% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.3% 4.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.4% 10.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 10.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.5% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.6% 18.6% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 12.5% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.8% 13.0% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.5% 4.4% 7.0%

Gender in Sikeston

Female
53.4% (8,738)
Male
46.6% (7,628)
Gender Sikeston MO USA
Female 53.4% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 46.6% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sikeston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (981)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (1,145)
High School / GED
41.0% (6,710)
Some College
20.0% (3,273)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (981)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (1,800)
Master's Degree
7.0% (1,145)
Professional Degree
1.0% (163)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (163)
Education Sikeston MO USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 41.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 18.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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