Black Jack, MO

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Living in Black Jack

Black Jack is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 6,935 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Black Jack is the 109th largest community in Missouri.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Black Jack is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Black Jack is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Black Jack who work in office and administrative support (18.88%), food service (9.29%), and teaching (7.56%).

The percentage of people in Black Jack who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.40% of adults in Black Jack have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Black Jack in 2010 was $26,016, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,064 for a family of four. However, Black Jack contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Black Jack is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Black Jack home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Black Jack residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Black Jack include German, Irish, Nigerian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Black Jack is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.