Jefferson City, MO 65101 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 65101: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Acceptable Alternative
Cedar City, MO 65101
Jefferson Cty, MO 65101
Wardsville, MO 65101

Not Acceptable, USPS
Honey Creek, MO 65101
Osage Bend, MO 65101
Osage Bluff, MO 65101
Osage City, MO 65101
Schubert, MO 65101
Taos, MO 65101

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 986
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,653
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,028
  • County: Cole County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.502, Longitude -92.156
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 65101 has segments in 3 Counties (Callaway, Cole, Osage).

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Jefferson City, MO 65101 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,044
Population in Households 26,561
Population in Familes 21,015
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,483
Population Density1 250
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 11,011
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 6,967
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,987 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,024 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,331 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $151,705
Average Home Value $181,920


Median Household Income $50,013
Average Household Income $63,522
Per Capita Income $24,487
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.33%
Households 0.16% 0.31%
Families 0.03% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Jefferson City, MO 65101 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 65101 to the other 1,011 ZIP Codes in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 44 96th
Population Density1 # 204 80th
Diversity Index2 # 94 91st
Median Household Income # 284 72nd
Per Capita Income # 275 73rd

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