Jackson County, Missouri Population 2018

Jackson County, Missouri's estimated population is 698,895 with a growth rate of 2.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Missouri is the 2nd largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017698,89515,2522.23%
2016683,643-9,472-1.37%
2016693,1155,9330.86%
2015687,1823,6660.54%
2014683,5163,4540.51%
2013680,0622,6860.40%
2012677,3762,0860.31%
2011675,2904860.07%
2010674,80441,5726.57%
1990633,2323,9660.63%
1980629,266-25,292-3.86%
1970654,55831,8265.11%
1960622,73281,69715.10%
1950541,03563,20713.23%
1940477,8287,3741.57%
1930470,454102,60827.89%
1920367,84684,32429.74%
1910283,52288,32945.25%
1900195,19334,68321.61%
1890160,51078,18594.97%
188082,32527,28449.57%
187055,04132,128140.22%
186022,9138,91363.66%
185014,0006,38883.92%
18407,6124,789169.64%
18302,8230.00%

Jackson County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White455,236
Black or African American162,364
Some Other Race28,416
Two or More Races20,523
Asian11,944
American Indian and Alaska Native3,457
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,703

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Jackson County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Jackson County, Missouri Median Age

36.5


Total

35.3


Male

37.9


Female

Jackson County, Missouri Adults

There are 518,885 adults, (92,292 of which are seniors) in Jackson County, Missouri.

Jackson County, Missouri Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

352,981

51.63%

Male

330,662

48.37%

Jackson County, Missouri Households and Families

Jackson County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jackson County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All58.5%41.5%
Male50.9%49.1%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Female39%61%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All276,8572.4358.5
Non Family113,8851.2544.5
Married108,8093.1781.3
Female41,5703.4439
Male12,5933.3250.9

3.15

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson County, Missouri Households

Jackson County, Missouri Education

Jackson County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade14,8493.23%
9th to 12th Grade31,8606.94%
High School Graduate134,77229.36%
Some College109,54123.86%
Associates Degree32,9827.18%
Bachelors Degree85,77818.68%
Graduate Degree49,32010.74%

Jackson County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White311,912291,945109,499
Black99,76086,38315,699
Hispanic30,35619,4134,143
Other Race14,4888,0261,369
Asian7,9436,4443,349
Multiple Races7,2676,2651,933
Native American2,2721,970353
Islander1,0911,007166

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.16%.

Jackson County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,891$40,958$31,433
Less Than High School$18,931$21,913$15,286
High School Grad$28,807$32,391$23,975
Some College$33,542$40,398$29,615
Bachelors Degree$46,629$54,439$41,748
Graduate Degree$56,070$65,759$50,753

$35,891

Average Earnings

$40,958

Average Male

$31,433

Average Female

Jackson County, Missouri Language

Jackson County, Missouri Language by Age

Jackson County, Missouri Language

90.91% of Jackson County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 9.09% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.81% of the population.

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White421,06946,62511.07%
Black159,44045,23628.37%
Hispanic58,88617,07929.00%
Other28,1699,73334.55%
Multiple20,2994,16720.53%
Asian11,6922,55921.89%
Native3,3941,17234.53%
Islander1,6731619.62%

17.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.90%

Male Poverty Rate

18.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Missouri is Other, with 34.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Missouri is Islander, with 9.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.80%.

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.05%
High School16.47%
Some College11.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.31%
Male Unemployed35.30%
Female Employed9.59%
Male Employed6.34%

Jackson County, Missouri Income

Jackson County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,104$66,053
Families$62,611$80,262
Married Families$80,351$99,044
Non Families$31,468$43,165

Jackson County, Missouri Marital Status

Jackson County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Jackson County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Jackson County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by War

43,798

Number of Veterans

40,309

Male Veterans

3,489

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam16,261
First Gulf War7,192
Second Gulf War5,638
Korea4,300
World War II2,696

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7410,463
35 to 5410,443
75+9,810
55 to 649,668
18 to 343,414

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White33,9489.39%
Black8,2967.12%
Hispanic1,3773.74%
2 or More6006.16%
Asian4054.34%
Indian2167.92%
Other2061.15%
Hawaiian12711.24%

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Education

8.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Missouri Employment Status

Jackson County, Missouri Employment by Age

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Missouri Employment by Race

Jackson County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jackson County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kansas City 459939481420214814.67%
Independence 1167921170302380.20%
Lee's Summit 913639607647135.16%
Blue Springs526185443118133.45%
Raytown2946729261-206-0.70%
Grandview24464251907262.97%
Grain Valley12847136848376.52%
Pleasant Hill 811384443314.08%
Oak Grove 782979941652.11%
Greenwood 522356584358.33%
Sugar Creek 33423304-38-1.14%
Buckner30753055-20-0.65%
Lake Lotawana19592047884.49%
Lone Jack1049116011110.58%
Lake Tapawingo729724-5-0.69%
Sibley35436061.69%
Levasy838300.00%
Unity Village808000.00%
River Bend101000.00%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990