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Jefferson City, Missouri
Salina, Kansas
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Jefferson City is 59% less densely populated than Salina.
People are 4% less likely to be married in Salina.
The Median Age is 0.4 years older in Jefferson City.

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PEOPLE
 Jefferson City, MOSalina, KSUnited States
 Population43,16947,813321,418,820
 Population - 201042,37447,132308,745,538
 Population - 200039,63645,679285,036,114
 Population - 199035,48142,303251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now21.67%13.03%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now8.91%4.67%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,1961,90491
 Land Area36253,531,905
 Water Area20264,837
 Median Age37.236.837.4
 Female Population48.22%50.65%50.81%
 Male Population51.78%49.35%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Jefferson City, MOSalina, KSUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.07%7.34%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.63%7.34%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.36%6.11%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.37%4.01%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.88%4.95%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.11%5.45%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.73%12.52%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.75%12.13%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5414.36%13.52%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.62%6.54%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.81%4.91%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.35%8.01%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.53%4.73%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.42%2.44%1.85%
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 RACE
 Jefferson City, MOSalina, KSUnited States
 White75.33%79.27%62.77%
 Black17.04%3.17%12.24%
 Asian1.50%2.76%4.95%
 Native American0.42%0.51%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.13%0.02%0.16%
 Other1.24%0.03%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.39%2.96%2.13%
 Hispanic1.96%11.28%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic98.04%88.72%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Jefferson City, MOSalina, KSUnited States
 Households16,82919,393116,211,000
 Family Households10,21812,04776,958,100
 Non Family Households6,6117,34639,253,000
 Household Size2.32.392.63
 Married Population44.70%48.83%50.58%
 Single Population55.30%51.17%49.42%
 Now Married42.83%47.15%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.87%1.68%2.17%
 Never Married34.27%29.78%32.55%
 Widowed6.28%6.84%5.95%
 Divorced14.76%14.55%10.92%
 Married, w/children27.57%29.47%31.68%
 Married, no children41.81%41.44%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.96%20.18%16.94%
 Single, no children7.66%8.92%9.95%
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