In 2021, Jackson County, MO had a population of 713k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $60,800. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Jackson County, MO grew from 700,733 to 713,229, a 1.78% increase and its median household income grew from $56,960 to $60,800, a 6.74% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.74%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.52%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.28%).
None of the households in Jackson County, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.6% of the residents in Jackson County, MO are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jackson County, MO are University of Missouri-Kansas City (3,692 degrees awarded in 2021), Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (3,519 degrees), and Rockhurst University (1,166 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Jackson County, MO was $167,900, and the homeownership rate was 58.6%.
Most people in Jackson County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson County, MO was 2 cars per household.