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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C-
Jackson Township is located in Missouri with a population of 1,070. Jackson Township is in Polk County. Living in Jackson Township offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Jackson Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Jackson Township are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$141,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$890
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    3%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    24%
  • 35-44 years
    4%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    51%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Jackson Township

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$42,679
National
$55,322
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Jackson Township Reviews

1 review
I grew up in a small town area and there is not much to do unless you want to go to Springfield, MO. The people are very caring and they're there for each other like good neighbors and friends are.
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