Jackson, MO

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Population

14,690

0.335% growth

Median Age

35.7


Median Household Income

$57,692

6.84% growth

Poverty Rate

13.3%


Number of Employees

7,119

3.32% growth

Median Property Value

$158,900

0.501% decline

About

In 2017, Jackson, MO had a population of 14.7k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $57,692. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jackson, MO grew from 14,641 to 14,690, a 0.335% increase and its median household income grew from $53,997 to $57,692, a 6.84% increase.

The population of Jackson, MO is 94% White Alone, 2.46% Hispanic or Latino, and 2% Black or African American Alone. 1.63% of the people in Jackson, MO speak a non-English language, and 99.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Jackson, MO is $158,900, and the homeownership rate is 70.9%. Most people in Jackson, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Jackson, MO employs 7.12k people. The largest industries in Jackson, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,603 people), Manufacturing (832 people), and Educational Services (756 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($54,792), Utilities ($50,694), and Manufacturing ($49,571).

Median household income in Jackson, MO is $57,692. Males in Jackson, MO have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,527. The income inequality in Jackson, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,692

2017 value

± $3,537

6.84%

1 Year Growth

± 10.7%

Households in Jackson, MO have a median annual income of $57,692, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,997 in 2016, which represents a 6.84% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,788

Average Male Salary

± $1,357

$43,527

Average Female Salary

± $948

In 2017, full-time male employees in Jackson, MO made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $57,564 ± $7,422

  2. White

    $46,113 ± $833

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,513 ± $18,949

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Jackson, MO workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jackson, MO is from Missouri.

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0515% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Missouri across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8802

  2. Census Tract 8804

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jackson, MO was Census Tract 8802 with a value of $54,732, followed by Census Tract 8804 and N/A, with respective values of $41,860 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Jackson, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jackson, MO (1.91k out of 14.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,836 ± 374

  2. Hispanic

    70 ± 116

  3. Two Or More

    40 ± 97

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jackson, MO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

7.12k

2017 Value

± 664

3.32%

1 Year growth

± 12.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jackson, MO grew at a rate of 3.32%, from 6.89k employees to 7.12k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jackson, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (944 people), Management Occupations (673 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (656 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jackson, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jackson, MO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (944 people), Management Occupations (673 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (656 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Jackson, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Community & Social Service Occupations (2.23 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.5 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.44 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jackson, MO, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($70,964), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($68,274), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($68,043).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.12k

2017 Value

± 664

3.32%

1 Year growth

± 12.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jackson, MO grew at a rate of 3.32%, from 6.89k employees to 7.12k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jackson, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,603 people), Manufacturing (832 people), and Educational Services (756 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jackson, MO, though some of these residents may live in Jackson, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Jackson, MO, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,603 people), Manufacturing (832 people), and Educational Services (756 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Jackson, MO has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (4.34 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.99 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.69 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jackson, MO, by median earnings, are Information ($54,792), Utilities ($50,694), and Manufacturing ($49,571).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.7B

  2. $24B

  3. $22.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $27.7B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $24B and Mixed freight and $22.8B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Missouri products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$272B

2015 Value

$433B

Projected 2045 Value

59.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Missouri trade was $272B. This is expected to increase 59.4% to $433B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $31.1B

  2. $13.5B

  3. $9.57B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $31.1B, followed by Kansas with $13.5B and Texas and $9.57B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Missouri shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

91.8% of the population of Jackson, MO has health coverage, with 54.7% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 1.11% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Jackson, MO was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Jackson, MO see 1418 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0706% increase from the previous year (1417 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1806 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 588 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.2%). Additionally, DeKalb County and Marion County have the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,418 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,418 patients per year. This represents a 0.0706% increase from the previous year (1,417 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,107

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,354

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,457

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.19%

Uninsured

54.7%

Employer Coverage

10.6%

Medicaid

13.5%

Medicare

11.9%

Non-Group

1.11%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jackson, MO declined by 11.4% from 9.24% to 8.19%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Jackson, MO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.2% prevalence

  2. 14.9% prevalence

  3. 14.8% prevalence

Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 15.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Missouri by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Jackson, MO is home to a population of 14.7k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.545% of Jackson, MO residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Jackson, MO is composed of 13.8k White Alone residents (94%), 362 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.46%), 294 Black or African American Alone residents (2%), 181 Two or More Races residents (1.23%), 43 Asian Alone residents (0.293%), 1 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.00681%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Jackson, MO are Spanish or Spanish Creole (127 speakers), Russian (27 speakers), and German (27 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.3

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 23.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Jackson, MO was 35.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Jackson, MO are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Jackson, MO residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.545%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0.642%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 0.545% of Jackson, MO residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jackson, MO was 0.642%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,972 ± 5,012 people

  2. India

    19,111 ± 3,389 people

  3. China

    16,010 ± 3,102 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Jackson, MO was Mexico, the natal country of 41,972 Jackson, MO residents, followed by India with 19,111 and China with 16,010.

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Citizenship

99.9%

2017 Citizenship

99.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.9% of Jackson, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Jackson, MO was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    13.8k ± 295

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    362 ± 197

  3. Black or African American Alone

    294 ± 202

In 2017, there were 38.1 times more White Alone residents (13.8k people) in Jackson, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 362 Hispanic or Latino and 294 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Jackson, MO as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    127 speakers (0.947%)

  2. Russian

    27 speakers (0.201%)

  3. German

    27 speakers (0.201%)

1.63% of Jackson, MO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Jackson, MO was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 0.947% of the overall population of Jackson, MO are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.201% speak Russian and 0.201% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    320 ± 131

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    197 ± 109

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    115 ± 93

Jackson, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jackson, MO was $158,900 in 2017, which is 0.73 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $159,700 to $158,900, a 0.501% decrease. The homeownership rate in Jackson, MO is 70.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Jackson, MO have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Jackson, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$57,692

Median Household Income

± $3,537

5.49k

Number of Households

± 537

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.49k households in Jackson, MO grew to $57,692 from the previous year's value of $53,997.

The following chart displays the households in Jackson, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$158,900

2017 Median

± $6,516

$159,700

2016 Median

± $6,932

In 2017, the median property value in Jackson, MO declined from to $158,900 from the previous year's value of $159,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jackson, MO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jackson, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Jackson, MO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jackson, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

70.9%

2017 Homeownership

69.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.9% of the housing units in Jackson, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Jackson, MO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jackson, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jackson, MO have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

19 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jackson, MO have a shorter commute time (19 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.05% of the workforce in Jackson, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.4%

  2. Carpooled

    12.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.86%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Jackson, MO was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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