Jackson County MO Information

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Jackson County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 712,145
Population in Households 701,104
Population in Familes 533,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,041
Population Density1 1,178
Diversity Index2 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,568
Average Household Income $72,034
Per Capita Income $29,592

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 327,938 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163,860 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 125,781 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 38,297 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $143,686
Average Home Value $184,976
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 289,641
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 173,996
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.67% 0.73%
Households 0.64% 0.72%
Families 0.49% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

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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, 2018 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 Density # 3 98th
Diversity Index # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 20 83rd
Per Capita Income # 9 93rd

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