Jackson County MO Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

Jackson County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 705,496
Daytime Population: Workers 410,033
Daytime Population: Residents 360,068
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 770,101
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 694,589
Population in Familes 529,919
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,907
Population Density2 1,167
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $51,006
Average Household Income $69,247
Per Capita Income $28,415


Total Housing Units 324,961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168,471 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 118,007 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 38,483 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $140,030
Average Home Value $176,695


Total Households 286,478
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 171,957
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.63% 0.64%
Households 0.58% 0.61%
Families 0.4% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.63%


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, 2017 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 # 21 83rd
Per Capita Income # 8 94th

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