Jackson County MO Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

Jackson County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 679,204
Population in Households 667,961
Population in Familes 511,864
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,243
Population Density1 1,124
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 277,285
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 166,760
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 316,235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168,361 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 108,924 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 38,950 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $149,136
Average Home Value $181,852


Median Household Income $44,657
Average Household Income $61,911
Per Capita Income $25,447
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.18% 0.3%
Households 0.21% 0.31%
Families -0.05% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Jackson County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 99th
Population Density1 # 3 98th
Diversity Index2 # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 23 81st
Per Capita Income # 9 93rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.