Jacksonville, Arkansas Population 2022

28,142
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Jacksonville is a city located in Pulaski County Arkansas. Jacksonville has a 2020 population of 28,142. Jacksonville is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -0.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,401 in 2010.

The average household income in Jacksonville is $58,400 with a poverty rate of 19.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $838 per month, and the median house value is $126,900. The median age in Jacksonville is 33.5 years, 33.2 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Jacksonville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jacksonvillewas:

  • White: 48.48%
  • Black or African American: 43.31%
  • Two or more races: 3.39%
  • Other race: 3.35%
  • Asian: 1.31%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Jacksonville, Arkansas is 28,142 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,142.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,401.

Jacksonville, Arkansas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,78848.48%
Black or African American12,31743.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.13%
Asian3721.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.05%
Some Other Race9523.35%
Two or More Races9633.39%
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Jacksonville Population by Race

Jacksonville Population Pyramid 2022

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Jacksonville Median Age

33.2


Total

32.7


Male

33.5


Female

Jacksonville Adults

There are 21,616 adults, (3,576 of whom are seniors) in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Jacksonville Sex Ratio

Female

14,974

52.65%

Male

13,468

47.35%

Jacksonville Population by Age

Jacksonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jacksonville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.4%37.6%
All48.4%51.6%
Male45.9%54.1%
Non Family38.8%61.2%
Female28.6%71.4%

48.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jacksonville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6422.5948.4
Married4,9443.2562.4
Male3943.345.9
Female1,7283.4828.6
Non Family3,5761.1838.8

3.24

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Jacksonville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5723.11%
9th to 12th Grade1,1276.13%
High School Graduate5,83931.75%
Some College5,00927.23%
Associates Degree1,84110.01%
Bachelors Degree2,91215.83%
Graduate Degree1,0925.94%
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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
Islander131313
Asian356305119
2+ Races17517557
White9,8258,8722,160
Black7,3586,9151,603
Native American37354
Hispanic62245264
Other Race40322326

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 100.00%.

Jacksonville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,363$38,029$29,671
Less Than 9th Grade$27,702$30,893$17,143
High School Graduate$30,659$37,759$28,039
Some College$32,341$35,761$29,346
Bachelors Degree$34,609$43,009$33,278
Graduate Degree$53,995$$53,977

$33,363

Average Earnings

$38,029

Average Male

$29,671

Average Female

Jacksonville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jacksonville Language by Age

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Jacksonville Language

94.40% of Jacksonville residents speak only English, while 5.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.31% of the population.

Jacksonville Language

Jacksonville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple92440543.83%
Hispanic1,35244232.69%
Black12,0662,34719.45%
White12,8322,12416.55%
Asian3254915.08%
Other417NaN%

19.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.78%

Male Poverty Rate

24.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jacksonville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jacksonville is Multiple, with 43.83% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.57%.

Jacksonville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.82%
High School18.95%
Some College15.46%
Bachelors or Greater6.69%

Jacksonville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.52%
Male Unemployed6.00%
Female Employed7.75%
Female Unemployed73.80%

Jacksonville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jacksonville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,587$60,081
Families$64,752$71,901
Married Families$72,068-
Non Families$29,000$34,947
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Income by Household Type

Jacksonville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

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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3,068

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War948
First Gulf War929
Vietnam1,196
Korea76
World War II19

Jacksonville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34429
35 to 54627
55 to 64999
65 to 74636
75+377

Jacksonville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,85817.70%
Black1,11813.15%
Native American2090.91%
Asian3810.67%
Other Race204.44%
2+ Races144.64%
Hispanic9812.89%

Jacksonville Veterans by Race

Jacksonville Veterans by Education

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5.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jacksonville Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

8.4%

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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59.13%

Born in Jacksonville

95.79%

Native Born

4.21%

Foreign Born

1.80%

Non Citizen

2.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.79% of Jacksonville residents were born in the United States, with 59.13% having been born in Arkansas. 1.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jacksonville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19402000.00%
196014,48814,28823.88%
197019,8325,3443.19%
198027,5897,7573.36%
199029,1011,5120.53%
200029,9168150.28%
201028,401-1,515-0.52%
201128,7893881.37%
201228,674-115-0.40%
201328,8501760.61%
201428,745-105-0.36%
201528,689-56-0.19%
201628,645-44-0.15%
201728,506-139-0.49%
201828,266-240-0.84%
201928,235-31-0.11%
202028,204-31-0.11%
202128,173-31-0.11%
202228,142-31-0.11%

Jacksonville Population by Year