Jackson County, Iowa Population 2019

Jackson County, Iowa's estimated population is 19,368 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Iowa is the 36th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201819,432640.33%
201719,368-19-0.10%
201619,387250.13%
201519,362-65-0.33%
201419,427-87-0.45%
201319,514-168-0.85%
201219,682-48-0.24%
201119,730-98-0.49%
201019,828-122-0.61%
199019,950-2,553-11.35%
198022,5031,6647.99%
197020,839850.41%
196020,7542,13211.45%
195018,622-559-2.91%
194019,1817003.79%
193018,481-1,450-7.28%
192019,931-1,327-6.24%
191021,258-2,357-9.98%
190023,6158443.71%
189022,771-1,000-4.21%
188023,7711,1525.09%
187022,6194,12622.31%
186018,49311,283156.49%
18507,2105,799410.99%
18401,4110.00%

Jackson County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,803
Two or More Races241
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander129
Black or African American108
Asian89
Some Other Race34
American Indian and Alaska Native5

Jackson County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2019

Jackson County, Iowa Median Age

44.6


Total

43.5


Male

45.9


Female

Jackson County, Iowa Adults

There are 15,086 adults, (3,847 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Iowa.

Jackson County, Iowa Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

9,770

50.34%

Male

9,639

49.66%

Jackson County, Iowa Households and Families

Jackson County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jackson County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All77.5%22.5%
Non Family69.3%30.7%
Male66%34%
Female50.1%49.9%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3952.2877.5
Married4,3722.8588.6
Non Family2,8401.269.3
Female7562.8950.1
Male4272.6466

2.75

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5273.86%
9th to 12th Grade6334.64%
High School Graduate5,78342.40%
Some College2,59419.02%
Associates Degree1,57111.52%
Bachelors Degree1,67812.30%
Graduate Degree8546.26%

Jackson County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,22012,1352,447
Hispanic154838
Asian858553
Islander7979
Black727215
Other Race347
Multiple Races26225
Native American444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,142$41,584$28,276
Less Than High School$27,059$35,278$18,953
High School Grad$31,595$40,833$20,310
Some College$35,237$41,065$27,454
Bachelors Degree$49,159$55,000$43,674
Graduate Degree$55,958$60,938$55,288

$36,142

Average Earnings

$41,584

Average Male

$28,276

Average Female

Jackson County, Iowa Language

Jackson County, Iowa Language by Age

Jackson County, Iowa Language

98.87% of Jackson County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 1.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.39% of the population.

Jackson County, Iowa Poverty

Jackson County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,2951,99310.89%
Multiple23612050.85%
Hispanic2269843.36%
Black1074642.99%
Asian893640.45%
Other342779.41%

12.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.79%

Male Poverty Rate

14.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Iowa is Other, with 79.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Iowa is White, with 10.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.98%
Some College8.71%
High School8.63%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.94%
Male Unemployed27.95%
Female Employed6.94%
Male Employed3.62%

Jackson County, Iowa Income

Jackson County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,806$64,096
Families$62,415$76,763
Married Families$76,335-
Non Families$29,586$36,310

Jackson County, Iowa Marital Status

Jackson County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Jackson County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Jackson County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Jackson County, Iowa Veterans

1,575

Number of Veterans

1,477

Male Veterans

98

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam582
First Gulf War226
Korea201
Second Gulf War199
World War II61

Jackson County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,55010.54%
Hawaiian1924.05%
Black68.33%

Jackson County, Iowa Veterans by Education

6.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Iowa Employment Status

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Jackson County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Maquoketa 61415979-162-2.64%
Bellevue21932177-16-0.73%
Preston1012978-34-3.36%
Sabula576551-25-4.34%
Miles456440-16-3.51%
Andrew434423-11-2.53%
La Motte260253-7-2.69%
Monmouth153151-2-1.31%
Springbrook144140-4-2.78%
St. Donatus135131-4-2.96%
Baldwin109106-3-2.75%
Zwingle 9189-2-2.20%
Spragueville818100.00%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990