Jersey County, Illinois Population 2018

Jersey County, Illinois's estimated population is 21,941 with a growth rate of -2.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jersey County, Illinois is the 53rd largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,941-500-2.23%
201622,4414962.26%
201621,945-248-1.12%
201522,193-249-1.11%
201422,442-114-0.51%
201322,556-114-0.50%
201222,670-172-0.75%
201122,842-127-0.55%
201022,9692,43011.83%
199020,53910.00%
198020,5382,04611.06%
197018,4921,4698.63%
196017,0231,75911.52%
195015,2641,62811.94%
194013,6361,0808.60%
193012,556-126-0.99%
192012,682-1,272-9.12%
191013,954-658-4.50%
190014,612-198-1.34%
189014,810-732-4.71%
188015,5424883.24%
187015,0543,00324.92%
186012,0514,69763.87%
18507,3542,81962.16%
18404,5350.00%

Jersey County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,806
Two or More Races357
Asian129
Black or African American64
American Indian and Alaska Native36
Some Other Race28
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander21

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

Jersey County, Illinois 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

Jersey County, Illinois Median Age

42.4


Total

42.1


Male

42.8


Female

Jersey County, Illinois Adults

There are 17,639 adults, (3,950 of which are seniors) in Jersey County, Illinois.

Jersey County, Illinois Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jersey County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

11,434

50.95%

Male

11,007

49.05%

Jersey County, Illinois Households and Families

Jersey County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jersey County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.6%5.4%
Married89.5%10.5%
All79.3%20.7%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Female53.9%46.1%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jersey County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7602.4579.3
Married4,8412.9989.5
Non Family2,6041.1968.6
Female1,0182.8953.9
Male2973.294.6

2.94

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jersey County, Illinois Households

Jersey County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3652.36%
9th to 12th Grade9966.45%
High School Graduate5,66036.67%
Some College3,67823.83%
Associates Degree1,89912.30%
Bachelors Degree1,82411.82%
Graduate Degree1,0136.56%

Jersey County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,02313,7292,653
Hispanic18715667
Asian898956
Multiple Races888858
Native American36
Other Race2828
Black16163

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 65.91%.

Jersey County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,606$46,717$27,559
Less Than High School$31,974$33,506$9,107
High School Grad$27,327$40,256$20,475
Some College$34,969$50,013$28,720
Bachelors Degree$47,104$54,544$42,212
Graduate Degree$52,768$56,288$48,333

$35,606

Average Earnings

$46,717

Average Male

$27,559

Average Female

Jersey County, Illinois Language

Jersey County, Illinois Language by Age

Jersey County, Illinois Language

98.01% of Jersey County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.99% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Jersey County, Illinois Poverty

Jersey County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,7251,8648.99%
Hispanic2725620.59%
Multiple329154.56%
Native361130.56%
Black19842.11%

9.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.00%

Male Poverty Rate

11.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jersey County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jersey County, Illinois is Black, with 42.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jersey County, Illinois is Multiple, with 4.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.29%.

Jersey County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.37%
High School9.02%
Some College8.27%
Bachelors or Greater2.02%

Jersey County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed11.55%
Male Unemployed9.01%
Female Employed6.39%
Male Employed2.56%

Jersey County, Illinois Income

Jersey County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,738$65,060
Families$68,324$77,143
Married Families$76,787$85,977
Non Families$26,944$33,540

Jersey County, Illinois Marital Status

Jersey County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Jersey County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Jersey 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 55To64.

Jersey County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Jersey County, Illinois Veterans

Jersey County, Illinois Veterans by War

2,205

Number of Veterans

1,936

Male Veterans

269

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam692
First Gulf War440
Korea236
Second Gulf War78
World War II44

Jersey County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54710
65 to 74516
55 to 64481
75+452
18 to 3446

Jersey County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,11812.31%
2 or More5326.24%
Asian3336.26%
Hispanic94.64%
Black11.85%

Jersey County, Illinois Veterans by Education

4.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jersey County, Illinois Employment Status

Jersey County, Illinois Employment by Age

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jersey County, Illinois Employment by Race

Jersey County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jersey County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jerseyville84658336-129-1.52%
Brighton 22542185-69-3.06%
Grafton674640-34-5.04%
Elsah673631-42-6.24%
Medora 419403-16-3.82%
Fieldon239225-14-5.86%
Otterville126118-8-6.35%
Fidelity114107-7-6.14%
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