Jefferson City Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Jefferson City, MO

General Jefferson City Information

State: Missouri

County: Cole County

Close cities: Apache Flats, MO, Holts Summit, MO, Wardsville, MO, Hartsburg, MO, Taos, MO, Jefferson City, MO, Cole Junction, MO, St. Martins, MO, Tebbetts, MO, Lohman, MO, North Jefferson, MO, Brazito, MO

Jefferson City Population (census data)
Total 40,564 (+1.7% since 2000)
Male 20,804 (51.3%)
Female 19,760 (48.7%)

Population Density: 1,488 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.8 (US Avg is 100)

Jefferson City Elevation: 702 feet above sea level

Land Area: 27.3 square miles

Median Household Income: $42,306

Zip Codes: 65111, 65108, 65101, 65107, 65110, 65109, 65105, 65106, 65102, 65104, and 65103.

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Jefferson City Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (80.7%)
  • Black (14.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (31.3%)
  • Irish (10.1%)
  • English (10.0%)
  • United States (9.4%)
  • French (3.6%)
  • Scottish (2.0%)
Foriegn Born: 1,159 people (2.9%)
  • Asia (44.4%)
  • Latin America (22.2%)
  • Europe (18.5%)
  • Africa (14.8%)

Local Jefferson City Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Kansas City Royals, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Kansas City Chiefs
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls, Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: University of Missouri, St. Louis University

Jefferson City School Information

High Schools
Blair Oaks High (6124 Falcon Lane, Jefferson City, MO, 65101 - Blair Oaks R-II District)
Jefferson City High (609 Union, Jefferson City, MO, 65101 - Jefferson City District)
Middle Schools
Lewis And Clark Middle (325 Lewis And Clark Drive, Jefferson City, MO, 65101 - Jefferson City District)
Thomas Jefferson Middle (1201 Fairgrounds Road, Jefferson City, MO, 65109 - Jefferson City District)
Elementary Schools
Belair Elementary (701 Belair, Jefferson City, MO, 65109 - Jefferson City District)
Blair Oaks Elementary (6124 Falcon Lane, Jefferson City, MO, 65101 - Blair Oaks R-II District)
Cedar Hill Elementary (1510 Vieth, Jefferson City, MO, 65109 - Jefferson City District)
Clarence Lawson Elementary (1105 Fairgrounds Road, Jefferson City, MO, 65109 - Jefferson City District)
East Elementary (1229 E McCarty, Jefferson City, MO, 65101 - Jefferson City District)
Moreau Heights Elementary (1410 Hough Park, Jefferson City, MO, 65101 - Jefferson City District)
South Elementary (707 Linden Drive, Jefferson City, MO, 65109 - Jefferson City District)
Southwest Elementary (812 St. Marys Boulevard, Jefferson City, MO, 65109 - Jefferson City District)
Thorpe J. Gordon Elementary (1101 Jackson, Jefferson City, MO, 65101 - Jefferson City District)
West Elementary (100 Dix Road, Jefferson City, MO, 65109 - Jefferson City District)
Other/Private Schools
H Kenneth Kirchner State School (1403 Riverside Drive, Jefferson City, MO, 65101 - State Schools For Severely Handicapped District)
Simonsen Ninth Grade Center (501 E Miller Street, Jefferson City, MO, 65101 - Jefferson City District)

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