Jackson County, Michigan Population 2018

Jackson County, Michigan's estimated population is 158,640 with a growth rate of -0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Michigan is the 14th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017158,640-843-0.53%
2016159,4831,2680.80%
2016158,215-976-0.61%
2015159,191-152-0.10%
2014159,343-215-0.13%
2013159,558-350-0.22%
2012159,9082830.18%
2011159,625-494-0.31%
2010160,11910,3636.92%
1990149,756-1,739-1.15%
1980151,4958,2215.74%
1970143,27411,2808.55%
1960131,99424,06922.30%
1950107,92514,81715.91%
194093,1088040.87%
193092,30419,76527.25%
192072,53919,11335.77%
191053,4265,20410.79%
190048,2223,1917.09%
189045,0313,0007.14%
188042,0315,98416.60%
187036,0479,37635.15%
186026,6717,24037.26%
185019,4316,30147.99%
184013,1300.00%

Jackson County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White139,499
Black or African American13,659
Two or More Races3,520
Asian1,135
Some Other Race822
American Indian and Alaska Native741
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander107

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

Jackson County, Michigan 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, Michigan Median Age

40.8


Total

39.5


Male

42.3


Female

Jackson County, Michigan Adults

There are 124,078 adults, (25,358 of which are seniors) in Jackson County, Michigan.

Jackson County, Michigan Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

77,851

48.81%

Male

81,632

51.19%

Jackson County, Michigan Households and Families

Jackson County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jackson County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All72.4%27.6%
Male64.1%35.9%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Female48.5%51.5%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All60,8032.4772.4
Married29,1683.0888.5
Non Family20,5851.1960.1
Female7,9543.3448.5
Male3,0962.9764.1

3.02

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson County, Michigan Households

Jackson County, Michigan Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5842.36%
9th to 12th Grade8,6217.87%
High School Graduate36,79433.60%
Some College28,34125.88%
Associates Degree10,6209.70%
Bachelors Degree15,49314.15%
Graduate Degree7,0496.44%

Jackson County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White96,30887,58820,522
Black8,2036,5371,043
Hispanic2,6512,131346
Multiple Races1,3231,156278
Asian754640365
Other Race50333223
Native American45538333
Islander919131

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 48.41%.

Jackson County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,381$38,790$29,553
Less Than High School$15,506$17,417$13,259
High School Grad$27,285$31,083$23,661
Some College$32,600$41,089$27,634
Bachelors Degree$50,479$56,345$42,175
Graduate Degree$62,232$68,851$59,772

$33,381

Average Earnings

$38,790

Average Male

$29,553

Average Female

Jackson County, Michigan Language

Jackson County, Michigan Language by Age

Jackson County, Michigan Language

96.93% of Jackson County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 3.07% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Jackson County, Michigan Poverty

Jackson County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White130,37618,35014.07%
Black10,2804,71345.85%
Hispanic4,6261,13424.51%
Multiple3,05985027.79%
Asian1,09013212.11%
Other67513219.56%
Native559478.41%
Islander653147.69%

16.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.55%

Male Poverty Rate

18.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Michigan is Islander, with 47.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Michigan is Native, with 8.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.69%.

Jackson County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.35%
High School14.60%
Some College10.44%
Bachelors or Greater4.00%

Jackson County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.71%
Male Unemployed36.86%
Female Employed10.66%
Male Employed5.56%

Jackson County, Michigan Income

Jackson County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,709$61,718
Families$59,809$72,310
Married Families$70,858$83,888
Non Families$27,381$38,188

Jackson County, Michigan Marital Status

Jackson County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Jackson County, Michigan 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.

Jackson County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Jackson County, Michigan Veterans

Jackson County, Michigan Veterans by War

11,108

Number of Veterans

10,451

Male Veterans

657

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,151
First Gulf War1,394
Second Gulf War1,072
Korea1,039
World War II755

Jackson County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,275
35 to 542,579
75+2,536
55 to 642,171
18 to 34547

Jackson County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,3739.42%
Black4844.90%
Hispanic2116.30%
2 or More1528.62%
Indian498.94%
Other355.58%
Asian91.04%
Hawaiian66.25%

Jackson County, Michigan Veterans by Education

7.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Michigan Employment Status

Jackson County, Michigan Employment by Age

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Michigan Employment by Race

Jackson County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jackson County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jackson3353132918-613-1.83%
Brooklyn12061192-14-1.16%
Grass Lake11731164-9-0.77%
Concord10501046-4-0.38%
Springport800785-15-1.88%
Parma769755-14-1.82%
Hanover441427-14-3.17%
Cement City 438422-16-3.65%
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