Jasper County, MO

119,111 Population
638.5 square miles 186.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.0%
was 1.9%
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Population Density
186.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
55.1%
was 53.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.0%
was 3.8%
Ranked 7th Highest in MO
Percent Under 18
25.2%
was 25.5%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO
Percent 65 and Over
14.4%
was 13.9%
Ranked 10th Highest in MO

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 4.2
Ranked 6th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
18.2%
was 14.6%
Ranked 15th Lowest in MO
Median Household Income
$42,648
was $44,314
Ranked 14th Highest in MO
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.2
42.9
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,458
Ranked 35th Highest in MO
Patents per 100,000
19
Ranked 14th Highest in MO

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.7
was 0.9
Ranked 25th Highest in MO
Violent Crimes per 100,000
105.6
was 97.1
Ranked 50th Highest in MO
Property Crimes per 100,000
449.4
was 568.7
Ranked 71st Highest in MO

 Housing

Total Housing Units
52,029
was 51,693
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Median Rent
$737
was $765
Ranked 12th Highest in MO
Total Building Permits
516
was 238
 
Occupied Housing Units
45,730
was 46,145
 
Homeownership Rate
65.3%
was 62.6%
Ranked 11th Highest in MO
Single Family Building Permits
419
was 147
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
81.5
was 81.0
Ranked 12th Highest in MO
Rental Vacancy Rate
28.4%
was 24.3%
Ranked 4th Highest in MO
Multifamily Building Permits
97
was 91
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.5
Ranked 8th Highest in MO
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
10.2
was 4.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
4.4
was 2.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.5%
was 93.7%
Ranked 12th Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
83.3%
Ranked 17th Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in MO

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.9%
was 88.7%
Ranked 15th Highest in MO
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
21.1%
was 25.0%
Ranked 15th Highest in MO

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