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Jefferson City, MO Metro Area


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2022 population: 150,350   ( 543 from 2010)
Land area: 2247.7 square miles
Population density: 66.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:129,090 85.86% 1.8%
Black:11,3817.57% 3.1%
Indian:6080.40% 21.4%
Asian:1,6081.07% 21.3%
2+ races:3,0632.04% 36.6%
Hispanic:4,6003.06% 45.0%
Total non-White:21,26014.14% 15.6%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:3,650 12.1
Deaths:3,77612.6
Net Migration: 1290.4
Net Immigration: 1420.5
Change in White population:-2,321 -1.5
Change in Non-White pop.:2,864 1.9




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
149,807
131,41187.72%
11,0357.37%
5010.33%
1,3260.89%
2,2431.50%
3,1722.12%
18,39612.28%

2000
140,052
125,25989.44%
9,9257.09%
5080.36%
9120.65%
1,5471.10%
1,8041.29%
14,79310.56%

1990
120,704
112,37193.10%
6,5605.43%
5040.42%
4420.37%
n/a
8270.69%
8,3336.90%

1980
112,997
105,62793.48%
6,0165.32%
1880.17%
4230.37%
n/a
6540.58%
7,3706.52%

1970
93,814
88,04393.85%
5,1445.48%
500.05%
620.07%
n/a
4360.46%
5,771 6.15%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
17,303 12.4
11,0457.9
8440.6
1,1690.8
6,152 4.4
3,603 2.6
1990's
NumberRate
16,897 14.0
11,3289.4
7,8376.5
3170.3
12,888 10.7
6,460 5.4
1980's
NumberRate
17,022 15.1
10,129 9.0
1,156 1.0
n/a
6,744 6.0
963 0.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
12,141 12.9
n/a
17,584 18.7
1,599 1.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Jefferson City, MO Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
39.6
33,201 22.1%
117,149 77.9%
25,695 17.1%
57,043
2.46
37,222 65.3%
29,273 78.6%
3,379 9.1%
19,821 34.7%

2010
NumberPercent
37.9
35,299 23.6%
114,508 76.4%
19,015 12.7%
56,915
2.45
38,081 66.9%
29,625 77.8%
3,755 9.9%
18,834 33.1%

2000
NumberPercent
35.4
34,871 24.9%
105,181 75.1%
16,544 11.8%
51,733
2.49
35,750 69.1%
29,159 81.6%
3,189 8.9%
15,983 30.9%

1990
NumberPercent
32.8
31,228 25.9%
89,476 74.1%
15,740 13.0%
43,504
2.58
31,488 72.4%
27,049 85.9%
2,091 6.6%
12,016 27.6%

1980
NumberPercent
29.8
31,932 28.3%
81,065 71.7%
13,871 12.3%
38,753
2.72
28,936 74.7%
25,453 88.0%
1,624 5.6%
9,817 25.3%

2022 Housing Data for Jefferson City, MO Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units64,558 
Median Value$189,576 
Occupied57,04388.4%
Vacant7,51511.6%
Owned41,34272.5%
Rented15,70127.5%
Median Rent$767 
Single-Family Units48,27874.8%
    Detached46,95372.7%
    Attached1,3252.1%
Buldings with 5+ Units4,7757.4%
Mobile Homes4,7707.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Jefferson City, MO Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002,2674.0%
$10,000 to $14,9991,6442.9%
$15,000 to $19,9992,1473.8%
$20,000 to $24,9992,6994.7%
$25,000 to $29,9992,0913.7%
$30,000 to $34,9991,9673.4%
$35,000 to $39,9992,2704.0%
$40,000 to $44,9992,2674.0%
$45,000 to $49,9992,5124.4%
$50,000 to $59,9994,3507.6%
$60,000 to $74,9996,30711.1%
$75,000 to $99,9999,12116.0%
$100,000 to $124,9995,96910.5%
$125,000 to $149,9994,6298.1%
$150,000 to $199,9994,1487.3%
$200,000 or more2,6554.7%
Median Household Income70,228 
Per Capita Income34,079 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.79 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI2,1573.8%
Public Assistance8071.4%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps4,2147.4%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed65,20470.5%
Unemployed2,3562.5%
In Armed Forces1860.2%
Total Labor Force67,74673.2%
Not in Labor Force24,75726.8%
Real Unemployment Rate 29.3%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector23,91918,55856.3%
Non-Profit2,0884,30132.7%
Self-Employed3,9692,62360.2%
Local Government2,1962,21149.8%
State Government4,3216,45240.1%
Federal Government56946455.1%
Total Private + Self27,88821,18156.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.9,17413,42840.6%
Total37,06234,60951.7%
Pct. Govt.22.6%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts12,56717.5%
Sales and Office Occupations16,31922.7%
Professional, Technical15,33621.4%
Service Occupations10,87515.2%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3050.4%
All others16,64423.2%
White Collar 61.6%
Industry
 Number%
Public administration9,467141.0%
Health care and social assistance9,428140.4%
Retail trade8,634128.6%
Manufacturing6,833101.7%
Educational services5,88587.6%
Construction5,55482.7%
Finance and insurance4,10461.1%
Accommodation and food services3,52152.4%
Professional, scientific, technical3,47851.8%
Other services3,31249.3%
Transportation and warehousing2,44136.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,90428.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,45921.7%
Wholesale trade1,43921.4%
Utilities1,32819.8%
Information1,13816.9%
Arts, entertainment, recreation97814.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing6429.6%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1301.9%
Management661.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Jefferson City, MO Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican3,0112.00%
Puerto Rican5010.33%
Cuban260.02%
Dominican360.02%
Total Central American3900.26%
Costa Rican80.01%
Guatemalan790.05%
Honduran120.01%
Nicaraguan2230.15%
Panamanian80.01%
Salvadoran600.04%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American520.03%
Argentinean70.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean210.01%
Colombian190.01%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan50.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic2970.20%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian4300.29%
Filipino2630.18%
Taiwanese2060.14%
Vietnamese1700.11%
Chinese1270.08%
Japanese580.04%
Thai270.02%
Korean180.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English136,63996.4%
Spanish2,2211.6%
German, other Germanic1,0390.7%
Other Asian4240.3%
Other Indo-European3650.3%
Chinese2780.2%
Other2500.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun1650.1%
Vietnamese1590.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German46,92031.2%
Irish14,3549.6%
English13,7559.2%
American13,3308.9%
French3,5572.4%
Italian2,7381.8%
Scottish2,7291.8%
European2,6391.8%
Scotch-Irish1,8461.2%
Dutch1,5451.0%
Swedish1,4811.0%
Polish1,3430.9%
Welsh1,2810.9%
Norwegian1,0780.7%
Swiss9220.6%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen148,57398.9%
Not a citizen1,6091.1%
Native147,22198.0%
Foreign-born2,9612.0%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Jefferson City, MO Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,810 2.7%6,281 6.1%34,977 33.8%28,756 27.8%20,226 19.5%10,574 10.2%
  Average years of education: 13.5
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,810 2.7%
9-12 Years 6,281 6.1%
H.S. Grad or GED 34,977 33.8%
Some College 28,756 27.8%
Bach. Degree 20,226 19.5%
Grad Degree 10,574 10.2%
Average years of education: 13.5

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Jefferson City, MO Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 127,080 121,706 5,374 4.2%
1991 130,236 124,298 5,938 4.6%
1992 131,440 125,574 5,866 4.5%
1993 133,470 126,860 6,610 5.0%
1994 136,668 131,882 4,786 3.5%
1995 142,642 138,394 4,248 3.0%
1996 148,612 143,918 4,694 3.2%
1997 156,072 151,368 4,704 3.0%
1998 155,938 151,496 4,442 2.8%
1999 156,496 152,914 3,582 2.3%
2000 153,022 148,694 4,328 2.8%
2001 154,634 148,878 5,756 3.7%
2002 152,602 146,132 6,470 4.2%
2003 155,058 148,366 6,692 4.3%
2004 155,722 148,890 6,832 4.4%
2005 155,702 148,788 6,914 4.4%
2006 155,348 148,918 6,430 4.1%
2007 156,686 150,128 6,558 4.2%
2008 156,986 149,062 7,924 5.0%
2009 157,092 145,916 11,176 7.1%
2010 155,212 143,780 11,432 7.4%
2011 153,728 143,094 10,634 6.9%
2012 151,650 142,922 8,728 5.8%
2013 151,338 142,870 8,468 5.6%
2014 151,536 143,544 7,992 5.3%
2015 150,286 143,748 6,538 4.4%
2016 151,724 146,008 5,716 3.8%
2017 149,398 144,654 4,744 3.2%
2018 147,906 143,970 3,936 2.7%
2019 149,628 145,612 4,016 2.7%
2020 149,926 143,442 6,484 4.3%
2021 148,982 144,564 4,418 3.0%
2022 149,820 146,704 3,116 2.1%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com