Jackson County, Iowa Population 2018

Jackson County, Iowa's estimated population is 19,366 with a growth rate of -0.83% 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
201719,366-163-0.83%
201619,5291390.72%
201619,390330.17%
201519,357-65-0.33%
201419,422-88-0.45%
201319,510-167-0.85%
201219,677-48-0.24%
201119,725-98-0.49%
201019,823-127-0.64%
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
White18,947
Two or More Races266
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120
Asian78
Black or African American70
Some Other Race33
American Indian and Alaska Native15

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Jackson County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Jackson County, Iowa Median Age

44.6


Total

43.6


Male

46.2


Female

Jackson County, Iowa Adults

There are 15,174 adults, (3,847 of which are seniors) in Jackson County, Iowa.

Jackson County, Iowa Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

9,818

50.27%

Male

9,711

49.73%

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%
All74.5%25.5%
Male63.9%36.1%
Non Family61%39%
Female47.9%52.1%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4272.2974.5
Married4,4242.8188.6
Non Family2,8011.2461
Female7392.8947.9
Male4632.6563.9

2.75

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson County, Iowa Households

Jackson County, Iowa Education

Jackson County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5093.69%
9th to 12th Grade7085.14%
High School Graduate5,95443.21%
Some College2,72219.76%
Associates Degree1,61611.73%
Bachelors Degree1,56611.37%
Graduate Degree7035.10%

Jackson County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,31612,2172,204
Hispanic1405811
Multiple Races1201001
Islander7777
Asian706140
Black444411
Other Race338
Native American1142

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 black people with a rate of 57.14%.

Jackson County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,785$40,487$26,405
Less Than High School$24,375$30,489$18,200
High School Grad$30,579$39,563$19,984
Some College$32,712$40,094$26,417
Bachelors Degree$45,714$56,250$41,370
Graduate Degree$53,430$54,375$53,144

$33,785

Average Earnings

$40,487

Average Male

$26,405

Average Female

Jackson County, Iowa Language

Jackson County, Iowa Language by Age

Jackson County, Iowa Language

98.56% of Jackson County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 1.44% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Jackson County, Iowa Poverty

Jackson County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,4952,35712.74%
Hispanic22213560.81%
Multiple2527931.35%
Asian784253.85%
Black673146.27%
Other332575.76%
Native15960.00%

13.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.88%

Male Poverty Rate

15.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Iowa is Other, with 75.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Iowa is White, with 12.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.41%.

Jackson County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.49%
High School10.14%
Some College10.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.42%

Jackson County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.95%
Male Unemployed31.52%
Female Employed7.49%
Male Employed3.71%

Jackson County, Iowa Income

Jackson County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,115$60,303
Families$58,899$72,296
Married Families$71,386$
Non Families$27,387$34,217

Jackson County, Iowa Marital Status

Jackson County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Jackson County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Jackson County, Iowa Veterans

Jackson County, Iowa Veterans by War

1,626

Number of Veterans

1,536

Male Veterans

90

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam586
Korea255
First Gulf War230
Second Gulf War172
World War II59

Jackson County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74481
75+447
55 to 64305
35 to 54282
18 to 34111

Jackson County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,60010.81%
Hawaiian2127.27%
Black510.87%

Jackson County, Iowa Veterans by Education

8.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Iowa Employment Status

Jackson County, Iowa Employment by Age

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Iowa Employment by Race

Jackson County, Iowa Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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