Jackson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,3779091
Median age35.938.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%42%43%
Speak English99%94%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%
Jackson, MO has a population of 14,641 and is the 2,889th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,377 per sq mi which is 1430% higher than the Missouri average and 1420% higher than the national average. The median age in Jackson is 36 which is approximately 6% lower than the Missouri average of 38. In Jackson, 65% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 76% of Jackson residents were born in Missouri, 23% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Jackson is 1430% higher than Missouri.
  • The median age in Jackson is 6% lower than Missouri.
  • In Jackson 94.05% of the population is White.
  • In Jackson 2.99% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Jackson 0.39% of the population is Asian.

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      Jackson population breakdown by race

      Black or African American2.99%11.58%12.63%
      American Indian0.46%0.42%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.11%0.18%
      Mixed race1.93%2.44%3.06%
      Other race0.18%1.13%4.75%
      In Jackson, 2.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Jackson, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).