Jefferson City is a city located in Cole County, Missouri. With a 2020 population of 42,588, it is the 16th largest city in Missouri and the 920th largest city in the United States. Jefferson City is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -1.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 43,079 in 2010. Jefferson City reached it's highest population of 43,343 in 2011. Spanning over 38 miles, Jefferson City has a population density of 1,181 people per square mile.
The average household income in Jefferson City is $66,313 with a poverty rate of 13.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $621 per month, and the median house value is $145,200. The median age in Jefferson City is 37.7 years, 36.9 years for males, and 39 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.9 males.
Jefferson City is a city located in the state of Missouri, in Cole County, where it is the county seat. It is also the state capital. A small portion of the city is found in Callaway County. Jefferson City is known for being the “Most Beautiful Small Town” in the U.S.
Jefferson City has seen its population grow at a steady rate since the mid-19th century. However, recent estimates show that the population has dropped for the first time in many years, falling 0.2% since the 2010 census. However, there is nothing to indicate that this will be an ongoing trend, and hopefully, with citywide efforts, the population of this Missouri city will continue to grow again.