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Meta is a suburb in the Jefferson City Metro Area and in the Osage County. It has a population of 172 and a population density of 567, which is 84% above the national average. It has a median age of 53, which is 14 years above the Jefferson City Metro median age and 15 years above the national average.

Meta has a median home value of $131,700, which is 38% below the Metro average.The average rent of $1,295 is 49% above the metro average rent and 18% above the national average rent. The average household income in Meta is $39,583 , which is 35% below the Metro average household income and 39% below the national average of household income.

The average school rating in Meta is 8. Meta also has a crime index 10 that is below the Metro average and below the National average.

$134,400Median Home Value
$204,750 Jefferson City Metro Area
$1,295Median Rent
$900 Jefferson City Metro Area
6 /10 - 7 /10
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2 hr 44 mins To Jefferson City Metro Area
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Meta's population is made up of 42% married, 35% single, 11% divorced and 12% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 54%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 22%. Homeowners make up 80% of the population in Meta.

150,956 Jefferson City Metro Area
437Population Density
  • 52% Male
  • 48% Female
52 Median Age
39 Jefferson City Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Meta is $25,254. The Median Household Income is $36,250 and the Meta Unemployment Rate is 5%.

$25,254Income Per Capita
$31,165 Jefferson City Metro Area
$36,250Median Household Income
$64,135 Jefferson City Metro Area
13% Poverty Rate
10% Jefferson City Metro Area
5% Unemployment Rate
4% Jefferson City Metro Area
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$134,400Median Home Value
$204,750 Jefferson City Metro Area
$1,295Median Rent
$900 Jefferson City Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Jefferson City Metro Area

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6 /10 - 7 /10
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Osage County R-III
143 East Main Street, Westphalia, MO, 65085
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2 hr 44 mins
Jefferson City Metro Area
Commute To
St. Louis Lambert International Airport
2 hr 37 mins
Columbia, MO
1 hr 5 mins
The College of Saint Thomas More
7 mins
Maryville University of Saint Louis
2 hr 41 mins
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Meta crime index is 10 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Meta.

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