Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

Jackson: City in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States


Jackson is a city located in the county of Cape Girardeau in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 13,758 and a population density of 499 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 14,699 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Jackson

Population : 14,699 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Cape Girardeau County
Different from : Jackson County
Postal code : 63755
Phone Area Codes : 573
Area : 27.59 km2
Altitude : 463 feet / 141 meters
Capital city : Jackson is capital of Cape Girardeau County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:16:48 (27th March 2023)
Density : 533 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.4% (2010-2020)
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Location of Jackson on Missouri map.
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Jackson is located at 37°22'56"N 89°39'58"W (37.3822700, -89.6662100).

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The population of Jackson increased by 6.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,758 - census
2011 14,017 1.85% estimation process
2012 14,171 1.09% estimation process
2013 14,355 1.28% estimation process
2014 14,608 1.73% estimation process
2015 14,751 0.97% estimation process
2016 14,894 0.96% estimation process
2017 14,959 0.43% estimation process
2018 15,002 0.29% estimation process
2019 14,854 -1% estimation process
2020 14,699 -1.05% estimation process

Jackson zip code is 63755. County name: Cape Girardeau, County fips: 29031

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People born in Jackson (12)

People born in Jackson, including comic book writer Gary Friedrich, Comic writer Roy Thomas, long jumper Savanté Stringfellow, .


  • Lowndes Henry Davis (American politician (1836-1920)) he was born in 13/12/1836
  • Edwin C. Horrell (American football player and coach) he was born in 29/09/1902
  • Monica Collingwood (American film editor) she was born in 05/01/1908
  • Lauren Lueders (American basketball player) she was born in 08/09/1987
  • Louis C. Wagner, Jr. (Recipient of the Purple Heart medal) he was born in 24/01/1932
  • Adeline Lee Dalton she was born in 13/09/1835
  • Lottie Beck (American baseball player (1929-2010)) she was born in 09/01/1929
  • Anel Šabanadžović (Bosnian association football player) he was born in 24/05/1999
  • Blake Reynolds (American basketball player) he was born in 30/10/1996

Schools in Jackson

College & universities near Jackson, MO

Code Name City ZIP
178110 Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau (MO) 63701

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Jackson, MO

Code Name Address Type
CDL Carbondale station 401 South Illinois St. RAIL
VNA Vienna, IL 504 West Vine Street BUS
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS
DQN Du Quoin 20 North Chestnut St. RAIL
PBF Poplar Bluff 400 South Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Jackson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Jackson Post Office Jackson (MO) 63755

Other places with the same name (23)

Other cities in Cape Girardeau County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cape Girardeau County , MO.

City Name Population Title
Cape Girardeau 41,588 City in Missouri, USA
Delta 421 City in Missouri, United States
Gordonville 367 Human settlement in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States of America
Whitewater 123 Village in the United States
Allenville 118 Human settlement in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States of America
Pocahontas 104 Town in Missouri
Old Appleton 82 Village in the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Jackson distances to largest Missouri cities