Latest Data (2017)
Population 42,895
Nationwide Rank 888

Quick Facts

Jefferson City, Missouri is the 888th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Jefferson City, Missouri is a city.

Jefferson City, Missouri is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Jefferson City, Missouri's growth is below average. 66% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Jefferson City, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
878 Salem, Massachusetts 43,415 7.3%
879 Riverton, Utah 43,344 71.2%
880 San Bruno, California 43,299 7.8%
881 Peachtree Corners, Georgia 43,268
882 DeKalb, Illinois 43,193 10.1%
883 Moorhead, Minnesota 43,122 32.8%
884 Linden, New Jersey 43,056 9.1%
885 Concord, New Hampshire 43,019 5.5%
886 Pine Bluff, Arkansas 42,984 -21.9%
887 Sierra Vista, Arizona 42,912 13.4%
888 Jefferson City, Missouri 42,895 5.7%
889 Rohnert Park, California 42,838 3.5%
890 Ormond Beach, Florida 42,816 17.1%
891 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 42,809 1.3%
892 Brea, California 42,777 20.3%
893 Bell Gardens, California 42,747 -3.1%
894 Prescott, Arizona 42,731 24.3%
895 The Colony, Texas 42,721 57.7%
896 Kearny, New Jersey 42,670 5.3%
897 Brentwood, Tennessee 42,667 61.9%
898 Goose Creek, South Carolina 42,619 35.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
457 St. Joseph 76,442 3.1%
511 St. Charles 70,329 15.9%
659 St. Peters 57,178 11.0%
692 Blue Springs 54,945 13.3%
738 Joplin 52,288 14.5%
749 Florissant 51,443 -4.5%
816 Chesterfield 47,588 1.5%
888 Jefferson City 42,895 5.7%
974 Wentzville 39,414 427.8%
986 Cape Girardeau 39,151 10.3%
1083 Wildwood 35,501 7.3%
1110 University City 34,549 -8.3%
1206 Liberty 31,507 19.5%
1260 Ballwin 30,181 -3.5%
1296 Raytown 29,211 -3.4%
1357 Kirkwood 27,653 1.0%
1382 Gladstone 27,140 2.8%
1389 Maryland Heights 26,996 -0.5%
1480 Hazelwood 25,290 -3.3%
1491 Grandview 25,159 1.5%
1598 Belton 23,480 7.0%
1631 Webster Groves 22,886 -1.5%
1707 Sedalia 21,568 6.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 42,895 888
2016 43,013 874
2015 43,169 869
2014 43,132 862
2013 43,330 847
2012 43,183 844
2011 43,283 834
2010 43,079 828
2009 41,297 852
2008 41,073 851
2007 40,717 848
2006 40,501 839
2005 40,286 828
2004 39,479 838
2003 40,130 820
2002 40,102 817
2001 40,107 809
2000 40,578 785
1990 35,758 765