Jackson is a city located in Cape Girardeau County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Cape Girardeau County. With a 2020 population of 14,570, it is the 52nd largest city in Missouri and the 2365th largest city in the United States . Jackson is currently declining at a rate of -0.90% annually but its population has increased by 5.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,758 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Jackson has a population density of 1,356 people per square mile.
The average household income in Jackson is $83,425 with a poverty rate of 9.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $880 per month, and the median house value is $164,800. The median age in Jackson is 35.5 years, 34.9 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.