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Jefferson City has the 699th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Jefferson City area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Jefferson City has the 251st largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Jefferson City is below average at $39,680, and the median cost of a home in Jefferson City is $139,200, which is below the national average. 33% of workers in Jefferson City hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Jefferson City. 82% of Jefferson City workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Jefferson City spend an average of 15 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Missouri Career Center - Jefferson City

1716 Four Seasons Drive
Suite 101
Jefferson City, MO 65101
573-526-8115, Ext. 240