Jackson County, Missouri Population 2018

Jackson County, Missouri's estimated population is 698,895 with a growth rate of 0.83% 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
2017688,554-10,341-1.48%
2017698,8955,7800.83%
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
White458,890
Black or African American162,606
Some Other Race28,650
Two or More Races20,856
Asian12,718
American Indian and Alaska Native2,977
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,857

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Jackson County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

5,00010,00015,00020,00025,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,00020,00025,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Jackson County, Missouri Median Age

36.6


Total

35.4


Male

38


Female

Jackson County, Missouri Adults

There are 523,666 adults, (96,070 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Missouri.

Jackson County, Missouri Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

355,618

51.65%

Male

332,936

48.35%

Jackson County, Missouri Households and Families

Jackson County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Jackson County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All58.7%41.3%
Male50.8%49.2%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Female40.1%59.9%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All280,1742.4258.7
Non Family116,3581.2544.5
Married109,9753.1881.7
Female41,0403.4140.1
Male12,8013.3150.8

3.15

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

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 Grade15,2043.27%
9th to 12th Grade31,8706.86%
High School Graduate133,60428.76%
Some College110,59923.81%
Associates Degree33,1217.13%
Bachelors Degree89,25519.21%
Graduate Degree50,92410.96%

Jackson County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White314,867295,067113,447
Black100,58287,26015,965
Hispanic31,20419,6064,393
Other Race14,3267,6771,388
Asian8,4356,8483,629
Multiple Races7,5026,6432,120
Native American2,1481,928386
Islander1,1891,033220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.02%.

Jackson County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,947$41,944$32,376
Less Than High School$20,807$24,266$16,697
High School Grad$30,036$33,833$24,371
Some College$34,796$40,958$30,506
Bachelors Degree$48,069$56,626$42,238
Graduate Degree$58,487$66,586$52,993

$36,947

Average Earnings

$41,944

Average Male

$32,376

Average Female

Jackson County, Missouri Language

Jackson County, Missouri Language by Age

Jackson County, Missouri Language

90.63% of Jackson County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 9.37% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.11% of the population.

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White423,19442,52410.05%
Black159,82842,45326.56%
Hispanic60,31316,15926.79%
Other28,3909,52033.53%
Multiple20,6463,86618.73%
Asian12,5902,84722.61%
Native2,93175225.66%
Islander1,82729916.37%

15.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.58%

Male Poverty Rate

17.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Missouri is Other, with 33.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Missouri is White, with 10.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.78%.

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.56%
High School15.56%
Some College11.00%
Bachelors or Greater4.32%

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.91%
Male Unemployed31.88%
Female Employed8.88%
Male Employed5.75%

Jackson County, Missouri Income

Jackson County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,652$68,982
Families$65,171$83,733
Married Families$83,262$102,107
Non Families$32,565$45,279

Jackson County, Missouri Marital Status

Jackson County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by War

41,889

Number of Veterans

38,551

Male Veterans

3,338

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam15,739
First Gulf War7,319
Second Gulf War5,628
Korea4,082
World War II2,166

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7410,925
75+9,567
35 to 549,487
55 to 648,780
18 to 343,130

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White32,2618.84%
Black8,1947.01%
Hispanic1,2383.28%
2 or More6326.27%
Asian2552.58%
Other2291.29%
Indian1877.79%
Hawaiian13110.67%

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Education

7.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Missouri Employment Status

Jackson County, Missouri Employment by Age

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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