Jackson County, Illinois Population 2019

Jackson County, Illinois's estimated population is 57,958 with a growth rate of -1.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Illinois is the 24th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201857,419-539-0.93%
201757,958-818-1.39%
201658,776-469-0.79%
201559,245-114-0.19%
201459,359-398-0.67%
201359,7576941.18%
201259,063-1,302-2.16%
201160,365-11-0.02%
201060,376-691-1.13%
199061,067-455-0.74%
198061,5226,51411.84%
197055,00812,85730.50%
196042,1514,02710.56%
195038,1242040.54%
194037,9202,2406.28%
193035,680-1,411-3.80%
192037,0911,9485.54%
191035,1431,2723.76%
190033,8716,06221.80%
189027,8095,30423.57%
188022,5052,87114.62%
187019,63410,045104.76%
18609,5893,72763.58%
18505,8622,29664.39%
18403,5661,73895.08%
18301,82828618.55%
18201,5420.00%

Jackson County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White45,439
Black or African American8,713
Two or More Races1,986
Asian1,984
Some Other Race753
American Indian and Alaska Native232
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

Jackson County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Jackson County, Illinois Median Age

31.1


Total

29.5


Male

32.6


Female

Jackson County, Illinois Adults

There are 48,397 adults, (8,100 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Illinois.

Jackson County, Illinois Age Dependency

46.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

29,655

50.16%

Male

29,460

49.84%

Jackson County, Illinois Households and Families

Jackson County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jackson County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.5%18.5%
Male56.3%43.7%
All53.1%46.9%
Female38.2%61.8%
Non Family33.3%66.7%

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,9422.2853.1
Non Family11,3191.4533.3
Married9,1642.981.5
Female2,6213.3738.2
Male8383.556.3

2.97

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1493.26%
9th to 12th Grade1,6234.60%
High School Graduate8,67124.57%
Some College8,02922.75%
Associates Degree3,0348.60%
Bachelors Degree6,09217.27%
Graduate Degree6,68718.95%

Jackson County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,27926,09610,320
Black4,0013,545898
Asian1,5161,5091,083
Hispanic792726256
Multiple Races608594215
Other Race24517623
Native American12212231
Islander88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,994$33,471$25,892
Less Than High School$19,113$21,500$17,330
High School Grad$24,098$25,114$23,387
Some College$26,180$34,063$21,374
Bachelors Degree$31,743$36,694$29,631
Graduate Degree$44,761$50,589$43,086

$28,994

Average Earnings

$33,471

Average Male

$25,892

Average Female

Jackson County, Illinois Language

Jackson County, Illinois Language by Age

Jackson County, Illinois Language

90.72% of Jackson County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 9.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.18% of the population.

Jackson County, Illinois Poverty

Jackson County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,3519,11122.03%
Black7,5274,17155.41%
Hispanic2,08992144.09%
Multiple1,95376439.12%
Other75336548.47%
Asian1,92832016.60%
Native23212855.17%

27.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.24%

Male Poverty Rate

28.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Illinois is Black, with 55.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Illinois is Asian, with 16.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.35%
High School19.71%
Some College19.48%
Bachelors or Greater9.92%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.91%
Male Unemployed47.52%
Female Employed23.10%
Male Employed16.05%

Jackson County, Illinois Income

Jackson County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,008$56,162
Families$56,800$79,424
Married Families$73,250$95,712
Non Families$18,972$28,834

Jackson County, Illinois Marital Status

Jackson County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Jackson County, Illinois 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, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Jackson County, Illinois Veterans

3,482

Number of Veterans

3,109

Male Veterans

373

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,221
Second Gulf War678
First Gulf War538
Korea363
World War II181

Jackson County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9907.86%
Black3765.43%
2 or More999.41%
Hispanic563.15%
Asian110.65%
Other61.22%

Jackson County, Illinois Veterans by Education

10.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Illinois Employment Status

56.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Jackson County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Carbondale 2642626179-247-0.93%
Murphysboro79677685-282-3.54%
De Soto15901564-26-1.64%
Elkville928896-32-3.45%
Ava654629-25-3.82%
Grand Tower605581-24-3.97%
Makanda561544-17-3.03%
Dowell408389-19-4.66%
Campbell Hill333321-12-3.60%
Vergennes298291-7-2.35%
Gorham236231-5-2.12%
  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