Jackson County, Missouri Population 2021

Jackson County, Missouri's estimated population is 707,465 with a growth rate of 0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Missouri is the null largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 674,845 and has seen a growth of 4.83% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021707,4652,2270.32%
2020705,2382,2270.32%
2019703,0112,2270.32%
2018700,7842,7120.39%
2017698,0725,6420.81%
2016692,4305,6470.82%
2015686,7833,7690.55%
2014683,0143,1730.47%
2013679,8412,4240.36%
2012677,4171,8640.28%
2011675,5537080.10%
2010674,84541,6136.57%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.32%
County Website
Founded
December 15, 1826
2010 Population
674,845
Growth Since 2010
4.83%
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Jackson County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White466,13266.95%
Black or African American162,38223.32%
Some Other Race27,4123.94%
Two or More Races22,7613.27%
Asian12,8211.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,4580.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,2500.32%
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Jackson County, Missouri Population By Race

Jackson County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2021

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Jackson County, Missouri Median Age

36.8


Total

35.6


Male

38


Female

Jackson County, Missouri Adults

There are 531,172 adults, (101,918 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Missouri.

Jackson County, Missouri Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Mujer

359,576

51.65%

Masculino

336,640

48.35%

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

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
All58.2%41.8%
Masculino53%47%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
Mujer40.3%59.7%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All286,6012.3958.2
Non Family119,7081.2543.7
Married113,5443.1680.5
Mujer40,5873.340.3
Masculino12,7623.2453

3.11

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Jackson County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade14,2363.01%
9th to 12th Grade30,1976.38%
High School Graduate133,88828.29%
Some College111,08423.47%
Associates Degree34,1667.22%
Bachelors Degree94,77020.02%
Graduate Degree54,96911.61%
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Jackson County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White319,229300,267119,469
Black102,37089,67717,336
Hispanic32,20821,6355,219
Other Race13,0117,6741,307
2+ Races8,8748,2203,101
Asian8,8247,2464,173
Native American1,8691,676530
Islander1,2571,098176

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.29%.

Jackson County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$39,821$45,524$34,354
Less Than 9th Grade$22,816$27,014$19,261
High School Graduate$30,758$35,634$25,684
Some College$36,937$43,741$31,500
Bachelors Degree$51,524$61,155$44,778
Graduate Degree$62,870$69,965$57,556

$39,821

Average Earnings

$45,524

Average Male

$34,354

Average Female

Jackson County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Missouri Language by Age

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Jackson County, Missouri Language

90.60% of Jackson County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 9.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.08% of the population.

Jackson County, Missouri Language

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White425,81039,8559.36%
Black159,24838,89824.43%
Hispanic61,91914,80123.90%
Other27,2228,71832.03%
Multiple22,5203,66916.29%
Asian12,5982,46019.53%
Native2,43448720.01%
Islander2,23723710.59%

14.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.10%

Male Poverty Rate

16.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Missouri is Other, with 32.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Missouri is White, with 9.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.60%.

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.16%
High School15.08%
Some College10.10%
Bachelors or Greater4.36%

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.02%
Male Unemployed31.24%
Female Employed8.37%
Male Employed4.77%

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,134$74,788
Families$71,546$90,886
Married Families$89,066$109,473
Non Families$35,878$49,210
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Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

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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40,748

Number of Veterans

37,616

Male Veterans

3,132

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15,161
First Gulf War7,344
Second Gulf War6,777
Korea3,218
World War II1,378

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7411,343
35 to 549,291
75+9,092
55 to 647,958
18 to 343,064

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White31,3998.46%
Black7,9096.72%
Hispanic1,2613.24%
2+ Races7086.14%
Other Race2921.77%
Asian2202.16%
Native American1225.78%
Islander986.64%

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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7.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

4.4%

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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59.32%

Born in Jackson County, Missouri

94.00%

Native Born

6.00%

Foreign Born

3.51%

Non Citizen

2.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.00% of Jackson County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 59.32% having been born in Missouri. 3.51% 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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