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Jackson County
  • County in Missouri

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade B+
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  11. Commute
    grade B

editorial

Jackson County is located in Missouri with a population of 715,526. Jackson County is one of the best places to live in Missouri. In Jackson County, most residents own their homes. In Jackson County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Jackson County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Jackson County are above average.

About

Population
715,526

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$196,900
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,096
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    798.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    19.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    67.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    256.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    757.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,678.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    754.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

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