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Jackson County, MO
The county was named for Andrew Jackson

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Jackson County is one of 114 counties in Missouri.

The county is in the Kansas City metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 660,095. This was an increase of  .80% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$39,277
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jackson County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Jackson County was $30,714. This was an increase of 22.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 99% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Kansas City and Independence

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18% of Jackson County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jackson County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Jackson County include Adams Cemetery, Alley Cemetery, Blue Ridge Cemetery, Blue Ridge Cemetery, Blue Ridge Lawn Cemetery, Blue Springs Cemetery, Brooking Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Buckner Hill Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Jackson County include Blue Springs, Buckner, Centropolis, Grain Valley, Grandview, Greenwood, Independence, Kansas City, Lake Lotawana, Lake Tapawingo ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Jackson County include Avila College, Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City Art Institute, Maple Woods Community College, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Nazarene Theological Seminary, Penn Valley Community College, Rockhurst University, Saint Paul School of Theology ... View colleges

School districts in Jackson County include Blue Springs R-Iv, Center 58, Fort Osage R-I, Grain Valley R-V, Grandview C-4, Hickman Mills C-1, Independence 30, Kansas City 33, Lee'S Summit R-Vii, Lone Jack C-6 ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Jackson County include Blue Ridge Branch, Blue Springs North Branch, Blue Springs South Branch, Boardwalk Branch, Buckner Branch, Colbern Road Branch, Geneology & Local History Branch, Grain Valley Branch, Grandview Branch, I. H. Ruiz Biblioteca de las Americas ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Jackson County include Independence Examiner, Kansas City Star, Lee's Summit Journal, Raytown Tribune ... View newspapers

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Politics

Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jackson County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Jackson County include Kansas City International

Hotels in Jackson County include Amerisuites, Baymont Inn & Suites, Baymont Inn & Suites, Baymont Inn Kansas City North, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Country Inn, Best Western Truman Inn, Budget Host Inn Kansas City ... More hotels

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