Jackson County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Jackson County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 20,529 with a growth rate of -0.18% 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
201720,529-37-0.18%
201620,566940.46%
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
White18,151
American Indian and Alaska Native1,222
Two or More Races487
Black or African American412
Some Other Race215
Asian79

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

Jackson County, Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin Median Age

42


Total

40.8


Male

43.2


Female

Jackson County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 15,980 adults, (3,620 of which are seniors) in Jackson County, Wisconsin.

Jackson County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

9,594

46.65%

Male

10,972

53.35%

Jackson County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Jackson County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jackson County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All73.6%26.4%
Non Family63.1%36.9%
Male57.6%42.4%
Female45.6%54.4%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0662.473.6
Married4,0992.9687.5
Non Family2,7391.263.1
Female7473.3245.6
Male4813.0257.6

2.91

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

8.2%

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 Grade5984.16%
9th to 12th Grade1,0997.64%
High School Graduate6,08342.27%
Some College3,24822.57%
Associates Degree1,3669.49%
Bachelors Degree1,2848.92%
Graduate Degree7124.95%

Jackson County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,87711,5121,931
Native American70961937
Black3302321
Hispanic31017021
Other Race13348
Multiple Races1161123
Asian65605

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 96.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 15.00%.

Jackson County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,511$37,867$26,390
Less Than High School$25,483$30,911$12,941
High School Grad$27,167$32,755$23,178
Some College$34,613$41,047$28,100
Bachelors Degree$43,056$52,202$35,662
Graduate Degree$55,807$57,330$53,438

$31,511

Average Earnings

$37,867

Average Male

$26,390

Average Female

Jackson County, Wisconsin Language

Jackson County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Jackson County, Wisconsin Language

93.59% of Jackson County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 6.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.76% of the population.

Jackson County, Wisconsin Poverty

Jackson County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,1132,09612.25%
Native1,15021919.04%
Hispanic55417231.05%
Multiple4315011.60%
Other1863317.74%
Black673146.27%

13.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.65%

Male Poverty Rate

14.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Wisconsin is Black, with 46.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Wisconsin is Multiple, with 11.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.39%.

Jackson County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.57%
High School10.10%
Some College7.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.74%

Jackson County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.75%
Male Unemployed23.81%
Female Employed7.81%
Male Employed4.66%

Jackson County, Wisconsin Income

Jackson County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,608$59,739
Families$60,741$69,007
Married Families$69,075$78,527
Non Families$28,809$38,573

Jackson County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Jackson County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

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

Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans

Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

1,704

Number of Veterans

1,593

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam675
First Gulf War264
Second Gulf War200
Korea181
World War II66

Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74477
35 to 54411
75+384
55 to 64348
18 to 3484

Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,60911.21%
Indian859.82%
Hispanic153.91%
2 or More96.57%
Asian11.49%

Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

5.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Jackson County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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