In 2017, Cole County, MO had a population of 76.7k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $54,216. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cole County, MO grew from 76,603 to 76,749, a 0.191% increase and its median household income grew from $54,130 to $54,216, a 0.159% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cole County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.6%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.83%), White (Hispanic) (1.77%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.41%). N/A% of the people in Cole County, MO speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Cole County, MO are Lincoln University (177940) (379 degrees awarded in 2017), Merrell University of Beauty Arts and Science (53 degrees), and Metro Business College-Jefferson City (49 degrees).
The median property value in Cole County, MO is $154,200, and the homeownership rate is 67.2%. Most people in Cole County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Cole County, MO is 2 cars per household.