Jackson County MO Information

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Jackson County Subdivisions

Jackson County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 682,693
Population in Households 671,536
Population in Familes 514,831
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,157
Population Density1 1,129
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 278,733
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 168,054
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 318,431 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168,779 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 109,954 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 39,698 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $158,624
Average Home Value $191,470
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,854
Average Household Income $63,300
Per Capita Income $26,014
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.33%
Households 0.27% 0.34%
Families 0.11% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 21 83rd
Per Capita Income # 9 93rd

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

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