Jefferson City at a Glance
Welcome to Jefferson City!
Proud to be Missouri's Capital City
Jefferson City is a growing, dynamic and diverse community. We are proud of all our community has to offer.
Named America's Most Beautiful Small Town by Rand McNally in 2014, Jefferson City has a lot to offer visitors and its residents. From the city's scenic beauty to economic opportunities, leading business and educational institutions, excellent health care, entertainment and recreational opportunities, Jefferson City has something for everyone. We enjoy all the amenities and opportunities of a larger city, but with a population of just over 43,000, it's easy to make friends, know your neighbors and become involved in the community.
Jefferson City is a vibrant community where community leaders and local government work together to grow the economy and improve the quality of life. With a median income near the national average and a cost of living that's approximately 18% below the national average and a low unemployment rate, the Jefferson City area is a great place to live and work. We guarantee this: Jefferson City's captivating beauty and charm and its warm and friendly people will capture a permanent place in your heart.
Please take the time to learn all that the Jefferson City area has to offer you. Jefferson City is a great place to live, work, and play.
We invite you to visit the City of Jefferson and Cole County websites for helpful community information.