Latest Data (2018)
Population 42,838
Nationwide Rank 897

Quick Facts

Jefferson City, Missouri is the 897th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Jefferson City, Missouri is a city.

Jefferson City, Missouri is currently 0.6% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Jefferson City, Missouri's growth is below average. 74% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Jefferson City, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
887 Concord, New Hampshire 43,412 6.5%
888 The Colony, Texas 43,402 60.2%
889 Moorhead, Minnesota 43,349 33.5%
890 Prescott, Arizona 43,314 26.0%
891 San Bruno, California 43,047 7.1%
892 Freeport, New York 43,044 -1.7%
893 Winter Haven, Florida 43,020 56.9%
894 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 42,959 1.6%
895 Burlington, Vermont 42,899 7.6%
896 Goose Creek, South Carolina 42,841 35.7%
897 Jefferson City, Missouri 42,838 5.5%
898 Edmonds, Washington 42,767 8.1%
899 Lompoc, California 42,760 3.7%
900 Fairfield, Ohio 42,613 1.1%
901 DeKalb, Illinois 42,611 8.7%
902 Mankato, Minnesota 42,610 30.7%
903 Linden, New Jersey 42,538 7.8%
904 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 42,533 -6.9%
905 Queen Creek, Arizona 42,503 1210.2%
906 Brentwood, Tennessee 42,502 61.3%
907 Campbell, California 42,466 9.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
462 St. Joseph 75,959 2.5%
511 St. Charles 70,764 16.6%
670 St. Peters 57,127 10.9%
694 Blue Springs 55,104 13.6%
757 Florissant 51,272 -4.9%
766 Joplin 50,657 10.9%
819 Chesterfield 47,644 1.6%
897 Jefferson City 42,838 5.5%
939 Wentzville 41,164 451.2%
975 Cape Girardeau 39,853 12.3%
1096 Wildwood 35,517 7.4%
1123 University City 34,322 -8.9%
1210 Liberty 31,779 20.5%
1267 Ballwin 30,188 -3.5%
1311 Raytown 28,993 -4.1%
1356 Kirkwood 27,758 1.4%
1379 Gladstone 27,317 3.5%
1402 Maryland Heights 27,016 -0.4%
1497 Hazelwood 25,204 -3.7%
1515 Grandview 24,962 0.7%
1607 Belton 23,598 7.6%
1645 Webster Groves 22,889 -1.5%
1700 Nixa 21,868 76.0%
1705 Raymore 21,784 93.2%
1711 Sedalia 21,718 6.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 42,838 897
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