Jackson County, Illinois Population 2018

Jackson County, Illinois's estimated population is 58,284 with a growth rate of -1.53% 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
201758,284-904-1.53%
201659,1881560.26%
201659,032-257-0.43%
201559,289-37-0.06%
201459,326-317-0.53%
201359,6436501.10%
201258,993-1,337-2.22%
201160,330-54-0.09%
201060,384-683-1.12%
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
White45,785
Black or African American8,510
Asian2,107
Two or More Races1,868
Some Other Race685
American Indian and Alaska Native221
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

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

Jackson County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Jackson County, Illinois Median Age

30.8


Total

29.3


Male

32.6


Female

Jackson County, Illinois Adults

There are 48,475 adults, (7,754 of which are seniors) in Jackson County, Illinois.

Jackson County, Illinois Age Dependency

45.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

29,505

49.85%

Male

29,683

50.15%

Jackson County, Illinois Households and Families

Jackson County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jackson County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
Male56.6%43.4%
All51.9%48.1%
Female40.7%59.3%
Non Family30.7%69.3%

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,6632.3251.9
Non Family11,6121.4830.7
Married8,8732.9682.1
Female2,3333.5140.7
Male8453.8856.6

3.06

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson County, Illinois Households

Jackson County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1503.28%
9th to 12th Grade1,5674.47%
High School Graduate8,68524.75%
Some College7,98722.77%
Associates Degree3,0988.83%
Bachelors Degree6,17217.59%
Graduate Degree6,42518.31%

Jackson County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,36326,18710,138
Black3,6793,242900
Asian1,5021,4811,070
Hispanic876808261
Multiple Races551520204
Other Race28326114
Native American12212218
Islander1212

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 native american people with a rate of 71.24%.

Jackson County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,788$31,642$26,403
Less Than High School$19,043$20,393$17,887
High School Grad$24,264$25,798$22,640
Some College$27,446$31,968$22,978
Bachelors Degree$31,313$37,389$28,983
Graduate Degree$41,301$40,932$41,442

$28,788

Average Earnings

$31,642

Average Male

$26,403

Average Female

Jackson County, Illinois Language

Jackson County, Illinois Language by Age

Jackson County, Illinois Language

90.34% of Jackson County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 9.66% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.36% of the population.

Jackson County, Illinois Poverty

Jackson County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,7779,63623.07%
Black7,3873,92253.09%
Hispanic2,09292244.07%
Multiple1,83070038.25%
Asian2,02148624.05%
Other68523934.89%
Native22112054.30%

28.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.05%

Male Poverty Rate

28.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Illinois is Native, with 54.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Illinois is White, with 23.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.75%.

Jackson County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.86%
Some College19.05%
High School16.78%
Bachelors or Greater12.31%

Jackson County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.79%
Male Unemployed54.02%
Female Employed23.92%
Male Employed18.14%

Jackson County, Illinois Income

Jackson County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,845$52,737
Families$56,466$76,317
Married Families$71,163$
Non Families$18,037$27,313

Jackson County, Illinois Marital Status

Jackson County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

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

Jackson County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Jackson County, Illinois Veterans

Jackson County, Illinois Veterans by War

3,709

Number of Veterans

3,309

Male Veterans

400

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,320
Second Gulf War612
First Gulf War550
Korea408
World War II221

Jackson County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+915
65 to 74874
35 to 54762
55 to 64681
18 to 34477

Jackson County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2078.36%
Black4106.09%
2 or More778.10%
Hispanic744.27%
Indian96.21%
Asian60.34%

Jackson County, Illinois Veterans by Education

10.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Illinois Employment Status

Jackson County, Illinois Employment by Age

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Illinois Employment by Race

Jackson County, Illinois Employment by Education

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%
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