Jackson County MO Information


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  1. Jackson County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forJackson County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Missouri Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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


Total Population 712,145
Population in Households 701,104
Population in Familes 533,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,041
Population Density2 1,178
Diversity Index3 59


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


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


Total Households 289,641
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 173,996
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
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%


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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