Jackson County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Jackson County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 20,529 with a growth rate of 0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Wisconsin is the 50th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,53120.01%
201720,529570.28%
201620,472-48-0.23%
201520,520-57-0.28%
201420,577190.09%
201320,558690.34%
201220,489-29-0.14%
201120,518550.27%
201020,4633,87523.36%
199016,588-243-1.44%
198016,8311,5069.83%
197015,3251741.15%
196015,151-922-5.74%
195016,073-526-3.17%
194016,5991310.80%
193016,468-1,278-7.20%
192017,7466713.93%
191017,075-391-2.24%
190017,4661,66910.57%
189015,7972,51218.91%
188013,2855,59872.82%
18707,6873,51784.34%
18604,1700.00%

Jackson County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,112
American Indian and Alaska Native1,204
Two or More Races495
Black or African American460
Some Other Race185
Asian75

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Jackson County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Jackson County, Wisconsin Median Age

42.1


Total

40.5


Male

43.7


Female

Jackson County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 16,018 adults, (3,652 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Wisconsin.

Jackson County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

9,579

46.66%

Male

10,952

53.34%

Jackson County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Jackson County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Jackson County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family66.2%33.8%
Male60.7%39.3%
Female45.7%54.3%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1542.3774.5
Married4,0492.9687.7
Non Family2,8281.2166.2
Female8143.1745.7
Male4632.9360.7

2.87

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson County, Wisconsin Households

Jackson County, Wisconsin Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6274.33%
9th to 12th Grade1,0457.21%
High School Graduate6,04941.74%
Some College3,35023.12%
Associates Degree1,4159.76%
Bachelors Degree1,2888.89%
Graduate Degree7174.95%

Jackson County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,86011,5831,939
Native American73365131
Black369231
Hispanic35919727
Multiple Races1331178
Other Race12446
Asian65636

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 15.08%.

Jackson County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,062$37,523$26,950
Less Than High School$27,121$31,823$9,464
High School Grad$28,368$34,245$23,120
Some College$34,010$40,661$28,851
Bachelors Degree$42,875$52,500$35,476
Graduate Degree$55,426$60,446$52,102

$32,062

Average Earnings

$37,523

Average Male

$26,950

Average Female

Jackson County, Wisconsin Language

Jackson County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Jackson County, Wisconsin Language

92.93% of Jackson County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 7.07% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.94% of the population.

Jackson County, Wisconsin Poverty

Jackson County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,0572,04511.99%
Native1,09422120.20%
Hispanic58613222.53%
Black1057167.62%
Multiple4386715.30%
Other1682615.48%

13.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.59%

Male Poverty Rate

15.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Wisconsin is Black, with 67.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Wisconsin is White, with 11.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.24%.

Jackson County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.94%
High School10.45%
Some College8.39%
Bachelors or Greater4.49%

Jackson County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.33%
Male Unemployed16.49%
Female Employed7.89%
Male Employed4.59%

Jackson County, Wisconsin Income

Jackson County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,108$61,026
Families$62,207$70,583
Married Families$71,784$79,947
Non Families$32,131$39,984

Jackson County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Jackson County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Jackson County, Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans

Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

1,669

Number of Veterans

1,564

Male Veterans

105

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam672
Second Gulf War267
First Gulf War264
Korea156
World War II58

Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74489
75+373
35 to 54369
55 to 64325
18 to 34113

Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,52210.61%
Indian12114.42%
Hispanic225.45%
2 or More2212.15%
Asian22.94%
Black20.45%

Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

6.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Jackson County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Jackson County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jackson County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Black River Falls36083550-58-1.61%
Merrillan538531-7-1.30%
Alma Center503494-9-1.79%
Melrose503491-12-2.39%
Taylor476472-4-0.84%
Hixton435423-12-2.76%
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