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People

Total Population 16,436
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 6,922
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 46.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.4%
Median Earnings25+ $26,426
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,682
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,173

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,796
% Above Poverty Level 78.7%
% Below Poverty Level 21.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.5%
Median Gross Rent $586
Median House Value $99,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.7%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 12.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sikeston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 94 miles NE of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles N of Memphis, Tennessee
County Scott
Standard Zip Codes 63801
Phone Area Codes 573
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.876
Longitude -89.587

Sikeston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SIKESTON POWER STATION
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station CHARLESTON
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station CAPE GIRARDEAU AP
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bertrand 807 $38,125
Blodgett 233 $34,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sikeston Public Libraries

Library
Sikeston Public Library
121 EAST NORTH ST.
Sikeston, Missouri
(573) 471-4140

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Sikeston Hospitals

MISSOURI DELTA MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
1008 NORTH MAIN ST
(573) 471-1600
Emergency Service: Yes

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Sikeston High Schools

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SIKESTON SR. HIGH
200 PINE ST
573-472-8856
Serves 812 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.5

SCOTT CO. CENTRAL HIGH
20794 US HWY 61
573-471-2001
A Title I School.
Serves 190 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

NEW DAWN STATE SCHOOL
710 GLENN DR
573-347-5360
Serves 35 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.4

SIKESTON HOPE CTR.
230 S FRONT ST
573-472-6652
A Non-traditional School
Serves 7 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7

SIKESTON CAREER & TECH. CTR.
200 PINE ST
573-471-5442
A Vocational School

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