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Jefferson City, Missouri 6 Reviews | Leave a Comment



Pros

-Cost of living
-Capital-city amenities
-Historic interest

Cons

-Entertainment
-Isolation
-Arts & culture


What Bert Has To Say About Jefferson City Metro Area


Jefferson City, along the Missouri River near the center of the state, is an uninspiring capital somewhat off the beaten path. There are some capital-city amenities and a number of historic buildings and sites especially near the riverfront. Nearby water and state parks provide some outdoor recreation, most notably the Lake of the Ozarks State Park 40 miles south.


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Quick Facts About Jefferson City


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Jefferson City is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Jefferson City jobs have Decreased by 1.57 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Jefferson City's cost of living is 6.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Jefferson City's population is 42,983 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.12 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Jefferson City is $137,700. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.60 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Jefferson City public schools spend $9,319 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.8 students per teacher in Jefferson City.

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Quality of Life
Jefferson City has a great quality of life, low cost of living, low crime, great education, centrally located to... (read more)
Life is spectacular
life in jeff is pretty good although jobs are kinda tough to find,but ohter than that its pretty cheap living out here and if you love a little town with a whole lotta... (read more)
Slowing quickly now, soon to be at a dead stop.
So many of the major employers in this area are laying off or have laid off large amounts of their work force. Even though this is the state capitol of Missouri,... (read more)
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