|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jefferson City is 42,772. Jefferson City, Missouri is the 932nd largest city in the US.
Parts of Jefferson City are located within Callaway County and Cole County.
The peak population of Jefferson City was in 2010, when its population was 43,079. In 2010, Jefferson City was the 828th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 932nd largest city in the US. Jefferson City is currently 0.7% smaller than it was in 2010.
Jefferson City has grown 5.4% since the 2000. Jefferson City, Missouri's growth is below average. 74% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Jefferson City has a population density of 1,198.4 people per square mile.
|927||Woonsocket, Rhode Island||43,118||-0.3%|
|928||Sumter, South Carolina||42,976||5.7%|
|930||Buffalo Grove, Illinois||42,794||-1.1%|
|932||Jefferson City, Missouri||42,772||5.4%|
|937||Post Falls, Idaho||42,610||134.9%|
The total voting age population of Jefferson City, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 33,390. The voting age population is 53.0% male and 47.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.0% of the residents of Jefferson City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jefferson City are 75.6% White, 18.8% Black, 2.5% Asian, 2.5% Two or more races, 0.3% American Indian and 0.3% Other. Additionally, 3.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jefferson City, 12.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 20.1%. On a per-household basis, 9.4% of families are below the poverty line in Jefferson City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.0% of Jefferson City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.1% of Jefferson City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 32.6% have a bachelor's degree and 12.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jefferson City residents aged 5 and older, 6.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jefferson City is 3.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jefferson City, 23.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jefferson City is $52,253.
In Jefferson City, 56.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 43.4% of housing units in Jefferson City.
Of all the housing units in Jefferson City, 13.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Jefferson City, 11.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jefferson City is $634.
In Jefferson City, 70.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.