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Jefferson Township
  • Suburb of Columbia, MO

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

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Jefferson Township is a suburb of Columbia with a population of 54,151. Jefferson Township is in Cole County and is one of the best places to live in Missouri. Living in Jefferson Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Jefferson Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Jefferson Township are above average.

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About Jefferson Township...
Population
54,151

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$151,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$662
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in Jefferson Township

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,302
National
$62,843

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