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Jefferson City

    Report Card

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

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    Jefferson City is a with a population of 8,391. Jefferson City is in Jefferson County. Living in Jefferson City offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals live in Jefferson City and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Jefferson City are above average.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $167,200
    National
    $281,900
    Median Rent
    $780
    National
    $1,268
    Area Feel
    Sparse Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      55%
    • Own
      45%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      252.4
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      0
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      24
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      372.6
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      1,334.3
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      132.2
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade B
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      12%
    • 10-17 years
      7%
    • 18-24 years
      24%
    • 25-34 years
      13%
    • 35-44 years
      6%
    • 45-54 years
      11%
    • 55-64 years
      13%
    • 65+ years
      15%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      9%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      18%
      national  21%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      22%
      national  28%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      39%
      national  26%
    • Less than high school diploma
      13%
      national  11%

    Working in Jefferson City

    Jobs
    grade B
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $48,212
    National
    $75,149

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