Jacksonville, Alabama Population 2021

12,376
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Jacksonville is a city located in Calhoun County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 12,376, it is the 56th largest city in Alabama and the 2660th largest city in the United States . Jacksonville is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -1.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,548 in 2010. Jacksonville reached it's highest population of 13,185 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Jacksonville has a population density of 1,134 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jacksonville is $57,286 with a poverty rate of 27.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $644 per month, and the median house value is $147,900. The median age in Jacksonville is 28.1 years, 28.1 years for males, and 28.2 years for females.

Jacksonville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jacksonville was:

  • White: 71.80%
  • Black or African American: 23.59%
  • Two or more races: 2.96%
  • Asian: 1.21%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Jacksonville, Alabama is 12,376 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,628.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,548.

Jacksonville, Alabama Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021112,153-726-0.65%
2020112,879-726-0.64%
2019113,605-726-0.64%
2018114,331-379-0.33%
2017114,710-263-0.23%
2016114,973-496-0.43%
2015115,469-448-0.39%
2014115,917-554-0.48%
2013116,471-719-0.62%
2012117,190-554-0.47%
2011117,744-664-0.56%
2010118,4080.00%

Jacksonville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,08471.80%
Black or African American2,98523.59%
Two or More Races3742.96%
Asian1531.21%
Some Other Race230.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.11%
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Jacksonville Population by Race

Jacksonville Population Pyramid $2021

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Jacksonville Median Age

28.1


Total

28.1


Male

28.2


Female

Jacksonville Adults

There are 10,583 adults, (1,583 of whom are seniors) in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville Age Dependency

40.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23

Child Dependency Ratio

Jacksonville Sex Ratio

Female

6,579

52.00%

Male

6,072

48.00%

Jacksonville Population by Age

Jacksonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jacksonville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
Male51.5%48.5%
All49.8%50.2%
Non Family31.7%68.3%
Female24.3%75.7%

49.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jacksonville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5182.4549.8
Non Family2,0461.4931.7
Married1,4993.1787.3
Female7673.3224.3
Male2063.3851.5

3.12

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Jacksonville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2072.93%
9th to 12th Grade3254.60%
High School Graduate1,67223.65%
Some College2,30632.62%
Associates Degree4416.24%
Bachelors Degree1,09515.49%
Graduate Degree1,02314.47%
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Jacksonville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jacksonville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,5305,0871,709
Black1,2171,128263
2+ Races202202124
Asian898922
Hispanic81817
Other Race1818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 61.39%.

Jacksonville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,622$37,917$23,155
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$19,423$26,563$17,100
Some College$28,196$40,353$21,942
Bachelors Degree$31,975$62,857$25,966
Graduate Degree$56,884$73,850$53,750

$30,622

Average Earnings

$37,917

Average Male

$23,155

Average Female

Jacksonville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jacksonville Language by Age

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Jacksonville Language

97.90% of Jacksonville residents speak only English, while 2.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.91% of the population.

Jacksonville Language

Jacksonville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,0731,58419.62%
Black2,4081,25151.95%
Asian1528153.29%
Multiple3587019.55%
Hispanic1434229.37%
Other2323100.00%

27.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.06%

Male Poverty Rate

30.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jacksonville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jacksonville is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jacksonville is Multiple, with 19.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.98%.

Jacksonville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.20%
High School27.81%
Some College15.98%
Bachelors or Greater7.82%

Jacksonville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed47.92%
Male Unemployed41.76%
Female Employed24.34%
Male Employed15.30%

Jacksonville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jacksonville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,268$57,286
Families$68,250$75,694
Married Families$93,619-
Non Families$24,444$32,354
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Income by Household Type

Jacksonville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

30.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jacksonville Married by Age and Sex

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Jacksonville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jacksonville Marital Status by Race

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Jacksonville Marital Status

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936

Number of Veterans

871

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War307
Vietnam286
First Gulf War229
Korea41
World War II5

Jacksonville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64246
18 to 34198
65 to 74196
35 to 54170
75+126

Jacksonville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White79810.18%
Black1044.67%
Hispanic3025.42%
2+ Races176.32%
Other Race1043.48%
Asian75.88%

Jacksonville Veterans by Race

Jacksonville Veterans by Education

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3.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jacksonville Veterans by Education

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57.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Jacksonville Employment by Age

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Jacksonville Employment by Race

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Jacksonville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.24%

Born in Jacksonville

97.61%

Native Born

2.39%

Foreign Born

1.24%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.61% of Jacksonville residents were born in the United States, with 63.24% having been born in Alabama. 1.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jacksonville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,376-84-0.67%
202012,460-84-0.67%
201912,544-84-0.67%
201812,628100.08%
201712,618-52-0.41%
201612,670-71-0.56%
201512,741-92-0.72%
201412,833-71-0.55%
201312,904-216-1.65%
201213,120120.09%
201113,108-77-0.58%
201013,1854,7814.61%
20008,404-1,879-2.00%
199010,2835480.55%
19809,7352,0202.35%
19707,7152,0373.11%
19605,6789271.80%
19504,7511,7564.72%
19402,9951550.53%
19302,8400.00%

Jacksonville Population by Year