Jackson County hosts some of Kansas City Missouri’s most popular attractions. These include The Country Club Plaza, The Power & Light District, Westport and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art among others. Historically, although Independence retains its status as the original county seat, Kansas City serves as a second county seat and the center of county government. The county was organized December 15, 1826 and named for President Andrew Jackson (elected 1828).
Jackson County is included in the Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area (courtesy of Wikipedia). Jackson County is also hosts the Truman Sports Complex which has Arrowhead Stadium, home of the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs, and Kauffman Stadium, home of the MLB’s Kansas City Royals.
The statistics below are refreshed monthly and provide a snapshot of the housing market in Jackson County.