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Where is Jackson County, Missouri?

location of Jackson county on a map

Jackson County is a county equivalent area found in Missouri, USA. The county government of Jackson is found in the county seat of Independence.

With a total 1,596.07 sq. km of land and water area, Jackson County, Missouri is the 1689th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 683,191 people, Jackson County has a total 312803 households earning 47015 on average per year.

Jackson County, Missouri offers the following attractions to visitors: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Harry Truman Farm Home, Harry Truman Library, Harry Truman Home, Harry S. Truman NHS, Liberty Memorial

Jackson is the home to these professional sports teams: Royals (MLB), Chiefs (NFL)

Jackson County, Missouri - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 29095
Area Codes 816
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Kansas City (population: 334,358), Independence (population: 123,957), Lees Summit (population: 96,613), Blue Springs (population: 56,281), Grandview (population: 24,538), Grain Valley (population: 16,653), Oak Grove (population: 11,857), Greenwood (population: 7,653), Buckner (population: 4,735), Lone Jack (population: 3,333)
Land Area 263,781 sq miles
Water Area 605 sq miles
Household Income $47,015
Housing Units 312,803
Median Home Value $126,800
High School Grads 88% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 28% of population
Retail Spending $12,347 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $1,505,780 per capita
Universities and Colleges Concorde Career Colleges, House of Heavilin Beauty College, Independence College of Cosmetology, Metropolitan Community College-Longview, Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley, Saint Lukes College, National American University-Independence, Vatterott College, Metropolitan Community College-Blue River, ITT Technical Institute-Kansas City, Saint Paul School of Theology

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This page was last modified on June 30, 2016.