Jackson County, Missouri Population 2022

Jackson County, Missouri's estimated population is 725,814 with a growth rate of 0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Missouri is the 2nd largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 674,158 and has seen a growth of 7.66% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Jackson County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

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Jackson County, Missouri Population by Race

Jackson County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Jackson County, Missouri Median Age

36.8


Total

35.6


Male

38.1


Female

Jackson County, Missouri Adults

There are 535,522 adults, (104,959 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Missouri.

Jackson County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

362,123

51.68%

Male

338,610

48.32%

Jackson County, Missouri Population by Age

Jackson County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson County, Missouri Household Types

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Missouri Households and Families

3.1

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Jackson County, Missouri Households by Type

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

Jackson County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.27%.

Jackson County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,877

Average Earnings

$47,370

Average Male

$35,287

Average Female

Jackson County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Missouri Language by Age

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Jackson County, Missouri Language

90.52% of Jackson County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 9.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.94% of the population.

Jackson County, Missouri Language

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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13.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.40%

Male Poverty Rate

14.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Missouri is Black, with 23.14% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.51%.

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty

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Jackson County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Jackson County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Jackson County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jackson County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Jackson County, Missouri Marital Status

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38,130

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Jackson County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Jackson County, Missouri Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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59.24%

Born in Jackson County, Missouri

94.10%

Native Born

5.90%

Foreign Born

3.28%

Non Citizen

2.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.10% of Jackson County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 59.24% having been born in Missouri. 3.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jackson County, Missouri Place of Birth

  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

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