In 2020, Jackson County, MO had a population of 701k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $56,960. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Jackson County, MO grew from 696,216 to 700,733, a 0.649% increase and its median household income grew from $55,134 to $56,960, a 3.31% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23%), White (Hispanic) (4.4%), Other (Hispanic) (3.3%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.17%).
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.
96.7% of the residents in Jackson County, MO are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jackson County, MO are University of Missouri-Kansas City (3,558 degrees awarded in 2020), Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (3,506 degrees), and Rockhurst University (1,112 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Jackson County, MO was $157,200, and the homeownership rate was 58.4%.
Most people in Jackson County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson County, MO was 2 cars per household.
Jackson County, MO borders Johnson County, KS, Wyandotte County, KS, Cass County, MO, Clay County, MO, Johnson County, MO, Lafayette County, MO, and Ray County, MO.