Quick Facts

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Quick Facts – Perry County Area
  • 287,984 live within a 40-mile radius of Cape Girardeau County
  • Population of Perry County, MO: 18,971
  • Population of Perryville, MO:  8,192
  • Labor Force (All Industries) within 40 mile radius – 99,770
  • Current Unemployment for Perry County – 5.2% (June 2014)
  • Current Unemployment for Southeast Region - 6.8% (June 2014)  
  • Median household income for Perry County - $46,353
Quick Facts - State of Missouri
  • Located with the United States Midwest
  • Population:  6,021,988
  • Current Unemployment for Missouri - 6.6% (June 2014)
  • Missouri regulatory environment was ranked 10th best in the nation by Forbes in 2012
  • 7th best corporate income tax index and a better overall tax climate than most of the surrounding states, including Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma by the Tax Foundation
  • Visit the Missouri Partnership website to learn more about the advantages and benefits in doing business in Missouri