|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jackson is 15,515. Jackson, Missouri is the 2,299th largest city in the US.
Jackson is located entirely in Cape Girardeau County.
The current population of Jackson (15,515) is it's peak population.
Jackson has grown 29.3% since the 2000. Jackson, Missouri is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 65% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Jackson has a population density of 1,257.1 people per square mile.
|2294||Traverse City, Michigan||15,559||7.1%|
|2301||Greenwood Village, Colorado||15,495||32.8%|
|2303||Batavia, New York||15,482||-4.5%|
|2305||Mount Clemens, Michigan||15,473||-10.6%|
The total voting age population of Jackson, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 11,108. The voting age population is 46.0% male and 54.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.6% of the residents of Jackson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jackson are 94.8% White, 2.3% Black, 1.7% Two or more races, 0.5% Other, 0.4% American Indian, 0.3% Asian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 1.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jackson, 9.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.5%. On a per-household basis, 6.4% of families are below the poverty line in Jackson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.8% of Jackson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.6% of Jackson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 30.8% have a bachelor's degree and 11.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jackson residents aged 5 and older, 1.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jackson is 7.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jackson, 14.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jackson is $64,497.
In Jackson, 68.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.5% of housing units in Jackson.
Of all the housing units in Jackson, 6.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Jackson, 22.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jackson is $880.
In Jackson, 87.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.