Jackson, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 14,932 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.0%
 
Males: 7,016  (47.0%)
Females: 7,916  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 63755.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,686 (it was $40,412 in 2000)
Jackson:

$56,686
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,761 (it was $18,799 in 2000)

Jackson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $166,405 (it was $96,500 in 2000)
Jackson:

$166,405
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $195,522; detached houses: $200,352; mobile homes: $37,411

Median gross rent in 2017: $872.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jackson: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.0%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.3% for Black residents, 22.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Jackson, MO (2010)
    • 13,07595.0%White alone
    • 2251.6%Black alone
    • 1741.3%Two or more races
    • 1701.2%Hispanic
    • 710.5%Asian alone
    • 360.3%American Indian alone
    • 60.04%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Jackson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Jackson, Missouri as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jackson is 278 to 1.


Crime rates in Jackson by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.8)
1
(7.6)
3
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.5)
2
(14.2)
1
(7.2)
2
(14.3)
2
(14.0)
1
(6.9)
1
(6.7)
3
(19.9)
2
(13.1)
1
(6.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(15.6)
2
(15.3)
1
(7.4)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.1)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.0)
1
(6.9)
2
(13.4)
2
(13.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(140.1)
22
(168.2)
12
(89.3)
18
(131.2)
18
(129.0)
14
(99.7)
22
(159.3)
25
(179.0)
11
(76.9)
19
(130.7)
27
(181.1)
19
(125.9)
24
(157.4)
18
(119.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(427.9)
40
(305.9)
50
(372.3)
74
(539.6)
68
(487.2)
50
(356.0)
62
(449.0)
69
(494.1)
48
(335.5)
45
(309.6)
35
(234.8)
19
(125.9)
29
(190.1)
22
(145.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
226
(1,758)
207
(1,583)
283
(2,107)
334
(2,435)
323
(2,314)
298
(2,122)
266
(1,926)
257
(1,840)
211
(1,475)
184
(1,266)
246
(1,650)
205
(1,358)
153
(1,003)
147
(973.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(38.9)
16
(122.4)
9
(67.0)
16
(116.7)
14
(100.3)
10
(71.2)
12
(86.9)
12
(85.9)
8
(55.9)
11
(75.7)
12
(80.5)
12
(79.5)
7
(45.9)
10
(66.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(19.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)142.3138.9183.5172.9179.9149.0155.3162.3119.8112.1134.5114.699.183.6

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City-data.com crime index in Jackson, MO

Crime rate in Jackson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Missouri average:

2.32
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Ancestries: German (38.1%), American (20.1%), English (6.9%), Irish (6.0%), European (2.6%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1885

Elevation: 497 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,475 people per square mile   (low).

Jackson, Missouri map

102 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,298 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,195 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (92.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (326.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Gordonville, MO (2.2 miles ),
Cape Girardeau, MO (2.8 miles ),
Pocahontas, MO (2.9 miles),
Dutchtown, MO (3.0 miles),
Oak Ridge, MO (3.0 miles ),
East Cape Girardeau, IL (3.3 miles ),
Allenville, MO (3.5 miles),
Whitewater, MO (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 37.38 N, Longitude: 89.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +166 (+1.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,821 (27.2%)

Area code: 573

Distribution of median household income in Jackson, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jackson, MO in 2017
Jackson satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 71 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 1998: 120 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 1999: 116 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2000: 87 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2001: 85 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2002: 80 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2003: 83 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2005: 69 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2006: 48 buildings, average cost: $153,900
  • 2007: 80 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2008: 36 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2010: 46 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2011: 42 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2012: 74 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2013: 83 buildings, average cost: $206,900
  • 2014: 72 buildings, average cost: $230,500
  • 2015: 77 buildings, average cost: $230,500
  • 2016: 81 buildings, average cost: $230,500
  • 2017: 89 buildings, average cost: $230,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Jackson, MO residents
Average permit cost in Jackson, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Jackson, MO
Historical housing units in Jackson, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +2,358 (+24.6%).
Most common industries in Jackson, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Paper (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Paper (8.7%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.7%)
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Jackson, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)

Average climate in Jackson, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Jackson, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.4. This is better than average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Jackson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/22/2006, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Jackson city center injured 5 people and caused $7 million in damages.

On 9/22/2006, a category F4 tornado 22.8 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused $8 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jackson-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 16.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 121.9 miles away from Jackson center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.0 miles away from Jackson center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 138.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 126.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cape Girardeau County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 12, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jackson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Jackson:

  • JACKSON MANOR NH (710 BROADRIDGE)
  • JACKSON MANOR NURSING HOME (710 BROADRIDGE)
  • MONTICELLO HOUSE (1115 K LAND DRIVE, PO BOX 740)

Airports located in Jackson:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jackson:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 9 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,678)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 34 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 41 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Mineral Area College (about 56 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 60 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 60 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Rend Lake College (about 66 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)

Public high schools in Jackson:

Private high school in Jackson:

  • SAXONY LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 177, Location: 2004 SAXONY DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jackson:

  • JACKSON MIDDLE (Students: 754, Location: 1651 W INDEPENDENCE ST, Grades: 6-7)
  • ORCHARD DRIVE ELEM. (Students: 550, Location: 1402 ORCHARD DR, Grades: KG-3)
  • SOUTH ELEM. (Students: 516, Location: 1701 S HOPE ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • WEST LANE ELEM. (Students: 463, Location: 338 N WEST LN, Grades: 3-5)
  • NORTH ELEM. (Students: 283, Location: 10730 STATE HWY W, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Jackson:

  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 392, Location: 216 S RUSSELL ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 238, Location: 300 S HOPE ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Jackson

Libraries in Jackson:

  • RIVERSIDE REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,035,513; Location: 204 S. UNION AVE.; 153,522 books; 4,186 audio materials; 15,030 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 307 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)
  • JACKSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $138,090; Location: 100 N. MISSOURI ST.; 31,669 books; 1,343 audio materials; 1,303 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 73 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jackson: Old Camp Ground (A), Kimbeland Country Club (B), Jackson Fire and Rescue (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jackson include: Old McKendree Chapel (A), McKendrie Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Russell Heights Cemetery (1), Jackson Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Jackson: Klaus Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Libraries - Jackson (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 101 Court Street) (1), Oliver House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 224 East Adams Street) (2), Missouri State - Circuit Clerk- Felony (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Courthouse) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Brookside Motel (Highway 61 North) (1), Drury Inn & Suites (225 Drury Lane) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Jackson City - Court Clerk-Municipal Court- Traffic Court Clerk (101 Court Street) (1), Cape Girardeau County - Court Reporters- Prosecuting Attorney- Bad Check Divi (100 Court Street) (2), Cape Girardeau County - County Offices-Jackson- Highway Department- Or County Shed- Court Repor (Highway 34) (3), Missouri State - Public Defender (215 North High Street) (4), Cape Girardeau County - 911 Addressing- County Offices-Jackson- Court Reporters- 911 Advisory B (1 Barton Square) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Gary Friedrich - Comic book writer, Edwin C. Horrell - Football player and coach, Louis C. Wagner, Jr. - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal.

Cape Girardeau County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jackson and their reported violations in the past:

CAPE PERRY CO PWSD 1 SOUTH (Population served: 5,363, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
CAROLINA OAKS PLANTATION (Population served: 157, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JAN-14-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2005)
COUNTRY VILLAGE ESTATES SUBDIVISION (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-01-2005), St Public Notif issued (OCT-03-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2005)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-01-2005), St Public Notif issued (OCT-03-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-17-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2006)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jackson that have no violations reported:

  • TRAIL OF TEARS STATE PARK CAMPGRD (Address: 429 MOCCASIN SPRINGS , Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRAIL OF TEARS ST PARK VISITOR CENTER (Address: 429 MOCCASIN SPRINGS , Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.6%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Jackson in 2010:

  • 164 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 33 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
140 people in nursing homes in 2000
55 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with most branches in Jackson (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Jackson East Branch at 2210 Highway 61 East, branch established on 1982/12/27; Jackson Main Branch at 101 West Main Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • The Bank of Missouri: Jackson Branch at 233 Wet Jackson Boulevard, branch established on 2000/12/11; Jackson Branch at 2492 East Main Street, branch established on 2007/10/18. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $869.7 mil, Deposits: $677.0 mil, headquarters in Perryville, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Reliable Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Missouri State Bank of Cape County: Jackson Branch at 1846 East Jackson Boulevard, branch established on 2002/11/12. Info updated 2007/07/03: Bank assets: $118.4 mil, Deposits: $100.2 mil, headquarters in Cape Girardeau, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Fms Bancorp, Inc.
  • Peoples Bank of Altenburg: North High Street Branch at 1503 North High Street, branch established on 1997/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $49.0 mil, Deposits: $43.9 mil, headquarters in Altenburg, MO, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Lincoln County Bancorp, Inc.
  • Commerce Bank: Jackson Banking Center Branch at 2025 E Jackson Blvd, branch established on 1993/05/03. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Midwest Bank of Dexter: Jackson Branch at 2319 East Jackson Boulevard, branch established on 2003/09/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $249.5 mil, Deposits: $223.1 mil, headquarters in Dexter, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Midwest Bancorporation, Inc. And Affiliates Esop Trust
  • Montgomery Bank, National Association: Jackson Branch at 2125 East Jackson Blvd, branch established on 1996/12/02. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $881.2 mil, Deposits: $723.4 mil, headquarters in Sikeston, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Montgomery Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Wood & Huston Bank: Jackson Branch at 2999 E. Jackson Blvd, branch established on 2006/09/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $487.4 mil, Deposits: $429.0 mil, headquarters in Marshall, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Wood & Huston Bancorporation, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Jackson Branch at 3010 East Jackson Boulevard, branch established on 1998/12/31. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Jackson:

Marital status in Jackson, MO
  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

For population 25 years and over in Jackson:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jackson
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Religion statistics for Jackson, MO (based on Cape Girardeau County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant36,39673
Catholic11,1624
Mainline Protestant9,17726
Other8888
Black Protestant5304
Orthodox271
None17,494-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Cape Girardeau County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
This county:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
This county:

10.05 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cape Girardeau County:

29.7%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cape Girardeau County:

16.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jackson:

51.3%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Jackson:

48.9%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Jackson:

28.3
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jackson:

19.8%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.9%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.0%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Jackson:

58.4%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Jackson:

79.2%
State:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jackson, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$63,758$33,2650$0
Firefighters 21$65,271$37,2984$1,251
Electric Power 11$48,234$52,6190$0
Streets and Highways 9$25,083$33,4440$0
Police - Other 8$20,391$30,5870$0
Other and Unallocable 8$28,288$42,4321$562
Sewerage 7$22,987$39,4060$0
Water Supply 7$22,048$37,7970$0
Financial Administration 7$24,678$42,3050$0
Solid Waste Management 6$13,870$27,7400$0
Parks and Recreation 5$15,690$37,65620$9,572
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$16,454$39,4900$0
Other Government Administration 3$15,000$60,0000$0
Fire - Other 1$3,073$36,8760$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,007$36,0840$0
Totals for Government 122$387,832$38,14725$11,385

Jackson government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $1,226,000 ($82.11)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $11,773,000 ($788.44)
    Police Protection: $2,193,000 ($146.87)
    Central Staff Services: $1,735,000 ($116.19)
    Regular Highways: $1,695,000 ($113.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,259,000 ($84.32)
    Sewerage: $645,000 ($43.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $605,000 ($40.52)
    General - Other: $487,000 ($32.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $479,000 ($32.08)
    Health - Other: $374,000 ($25.05)
    Water Utilities: $373,000 ($24.98)
    Libraries: $149,000 ($9.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $146,000 ($9.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000 ($8.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000 ($1.47)
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000 ($0.67)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $52,000 ($3.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $705,000 ($47.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,664,000 ($312.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $200,000 ($13.39)

Jackson government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,558,000 ($104.34)
    Other: $245,000 ($16.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000 ($4.96)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $59,000 ($3.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($3.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $345,000 ($23.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $493,000 ($33.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,031,000 ($69.05)
    General Revenue - Other: $245,000 ($16.41)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $14,406,000 ($964.77)
    Water Utilities: $1,759,000 ($117.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $308,000 ($20.63)
    Other: $206,000 ($13.80)
    Water Utilities: $151,000 ($10.11)
    Electric Utilities: $6,000 ($0.40)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,037,000 ($136.42)
    Property: $1,133,000 ($75.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $427,000 ($28.60)

Jackson government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,520,000 ($369.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,575,000 ($306.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $945,000 ($63.29)

Jackson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,386,000 ($2034.96)

5.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,095 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Missouri average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Scott County, MO  0.88% ($36,457 average AGI)
from Bollinger County, MO  0.29% ($34,107)
from Perry County, MO  0.28% ($41,573)


6.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,264 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Scott County, MO  0.81% ($30,388 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.43% ($44,811)
to Bollinger County, MO  0.25% ($41,329)
Businesses in Jackson, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Ashley Furniture1New Balance1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway2
Dairy Queen2T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx4U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jackson:

  • KUGT (1170 AM; daytime; 0 kW; JACKSON, MO; Owner: THE LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jackson:

  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KCGQ-FM (99.3 FM; GORDONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KMHM (104.1 FM; LUTESVILLE, MO; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; PERRYVILLE, MO; Owner: D/B/A DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYRX (97.3 FM; MARBLE HILL, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Jackson:

  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58FD (Channel 58; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K33EQ (Channel 33; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K67HF (Channel 67; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K10KM (Channel 10; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Jackson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 63Number of bridges
  • 525ft / 160mTotal length
  • $3,413,000Total costs
  • 264,939Total average daily traffic
  • 35,526Total average daily truck traffic
  • 362,512Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jackson, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 162000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jackson, MO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jackson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 111 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Jackson, MO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 125 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jackson)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Jackson)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED43$128,23651$149,067188$156,08113$85,4541$202,13013$105,8551$42,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$252,0102$184,13516$151,4081$6,2000$01$8,4000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$151,5797$96,65340$160,9842$12,9950$03$58,9272$34,615
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$127,6374$110,14535$154,7652$19,3850$02$71,2700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$010$187,5520$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9804.00 , 9805.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$162,51011$171,202
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$261,3802$105,085
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$102,8703$251,637
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$222,780
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$147,0600$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9804.00 , 9805.00

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 85. The highest number of fire incidents - 121 took place in 2007, and the least - 53 in 2011. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Jackson, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (40.9%), and Outside Fires (37.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jackson, MO
    • 59040.9%Structure Fires
    • 53937.4%Outside Fires
    • 24216.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 725.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jackson, MO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jackson, Missouri:

  • Drury Inn & Suites Jackson MO / Bavarian Halle, 225 Drury Ln, Jackson, Missouri 63755 , Phone: (573) 243-9200
  • Comfort Suites, 2904 Old Orchard Rd, Jackson, Missouri 63755 , Phone: (573) 204-0014, Fax: (573) 204-0203
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jackson, Missouri
Most common first names in Jackson, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10075.0 years
William8876.7 years
Robert7475.9 years
Mary7279.3 years
James6874.0 years
Charles5873.5 years
George4578.7 years
Dorothy4276.6 years
Albert4277.5 years
Henry3981.3 years
Most common last names in Jackson, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Seabaugh6879.1 years
Smith5877.5 years
Crites3978.0 years
Brown3576.5 years
Bollinger3179.4 years
Jones3176.7 years
Thompson3080.5 years
Sievers2678.3 years
Friedrich2578.7 years
Davis2480.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jackson, MO
  • 72.0%Utility gas
  • 26.3%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jackson, MO
  • 60.6%Electricity
  • 39.4%Utility gas


Jackson compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 34 pilots and 16 other airmen in this city.
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