Cape Girardeau is a city located in Missouri, United States.
Cape Girardeau is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however some areas can be quite loud, especially closer to one of the railway lines, the airport (Cape Girardeau Regional Airport) or Interstate 55.
In Cape Girardeau, many of buildings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This city has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 55% of the population of this city own their home and 45% are renters. The average year of construction for houses in this city is 1978.
There are only a limited number of high schools and primary schools in Cape Girardeau and accordingly they can be an extended walk away. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With respect to eating, reaching one of approximately 20 supermarkets by walking is an option for some, but not all, property owners in this city. There are also a few choices for those who care about restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
Cape Girardeau is very car friendly. It is very easy to park. However, this city is not very convenient for walking since running daily errands is occasionally difficult on foot.