Jackson County, Missouri Population 2024

714,361

Jackson County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 714,361 with a growth rate of -0.15% 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 674,854 and has seen a growth of 5.85% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029708,936-1,085-0.15%
2028710,021-1,085-0.15%
2027711,106-1,085-0.15%
2026712,191-1,085-0.15%
2025713,276-1,085-0.15%
2024714,361-1,085-0.15%
2023715,446-1,085-0.15%
2022716,531-1,085-0.15%
2021717,616440.01%
2020717,57213,2221.88%
2019704,3502,5410.36%
2018701,8093,0410.44%
2017698,7685,9560.86%
2016692,8125,6300.82%
2015687,1823,8480.56%
2014683,3343,2710.48%
2013680,0632,4930.37%
2012677,5701,9260.29%
2011675,6447900.12%
2010674,854
1990633,2323,9660.63%
1980629,266-25,292-3.86%
1970654,55831,8265.11%
1960622,73281,69715.1%
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%
18302,823-706,113-99.6%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.15% (-1,085)
County Website
Jackson County
2020 Population
717,572
Area
604 mi²
Density
1183 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-0.45% (-3,211)
Founded
December 15, 1826

Jackson County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White460,92064.42%
Black or African American163,03522.79%
Two or more races47,7956.68%
Other race26,2343.67%
Asian12,7521.78%
Native American2,6460.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2,1440.3%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jackson County, Missouri Population by Race

Jackson County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Jackson County, Missouri Median Age

37

Total

36

Male

37.9

Female

Jackson County, Missouri Adults

There are 549,002 adults, (110,061 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Missouri.

Jackson County, Missouri Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female367,17551.32%
Male348,35148.68%

Jackson County, Missouri Population by Age

Jackson County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All298,9082.3658.541.5
Non Family129,0591.2443.256.8
Married116,6153.1680.919.1
Female40,3643.3343.656.4
Male12,8703.2455.844.2
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3.11

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jackson County, Missouri Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Jackson County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 94.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.64%.

Jackson County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,876

Average Earnings

$54,569

Average Male

$40,417

Average Female

Jackson County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jackson County, Missouri Language

90.68% of Jackson County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 9.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.98% of the population.

Jackson County, Missouri Language

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black160,14039,15524.45%
White430,22238,6688.99%
Hispanic67,93713,37819.69%
Multiple47,4077,97916.83%
Other26,0765,13719.7%
Asian12,5551,78814.24%
Native2,59737514.44%
Islander2,1441275.92%
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13.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.5%

Male Poverty Rate

15.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Missouri is Black, with 24.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Missouri is Islander, with 5.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.38%.

Jackson County, Missouri Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.54%
High School16.36%
Some College10.1%
Bachelors or Greater4.22%
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Jackson County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed35.34%
Male Unemployed27.3%
Female Employed7.65%
Male Employed5.03%
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Jackson County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Jackson County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jackson County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36,919

Number of Veterans

34,181

Male Veterans

2,738

Female Veterans

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Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by War

count

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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

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson County, Missouri Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.27%

Born in Jackson County, Missouri

94.04%

Native Born

5.96%

Foreign Born

3.35%

Non Citizen

2.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.04% of Jackson County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 59.27% having been born in Missouri. 3.35% 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

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