Jackson is located in east Missouri. Jackson is part of Cape Girardeau County. Jackson has 10.94 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Jackson population is 14,221, which has grown 19.03% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 7.74% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Jackson median household income is $48,471 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 19.94% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 25.91% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Jackson median house value is $152,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 58.79% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 52.06% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Jackson is much better than the state average in quality. The Jackson area code is 573.