Jacksonville, Illinois Population 2022

17,250
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Jacksonville is a city located in Morgan County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Morgan County. With a 2020 population of 17,250, it is the 147th largest city in Illinois and the 2616th largest city in the United States. Jacksonville is currently declining at a rate of -1.05% annually and its population has decreased by -8.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,784 in 2020. Spanning over 11 miles, Jacksonville has a population density of 1,633 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jacksonville is $57,921 with a poverty rate of 16.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $659 per month, and the median house value is $106,400. The median age in Jacksonville is 37.3 years, 34.8 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Jacksonville Demographics

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

  • White: 82.71%
  • Black or African American: 11.81%
  • Two or more races: 3.33%
  • Other race: 1.07%
  • Asian: 0.79%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Jacksonville, Illinois is 17,250 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,784.

Jacksonville, Illinois Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Jacksonville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Jacksonville Population by Race

Jacksonville Population Pyramid 2022

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Jacksonville Median Age

37.1


Total

35


Male

40.9


Female

Jacksonville Adults

There are 15,469 adults, (3,591 of whom are seniors) in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Jacksonville Sex Ratio

Female

9,300

49.51%

Male

9,484

50.49%

Jacksonville Population by Age

Jacksonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jacksonville Household Types

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jacksonville Households and Families

2.95

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Jacksonville Households by Type

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Jacksonville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jacksonville Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.64%.

Jacksonville Educational Attainment by Race

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$34,369

Average Earnings

$40,554

Average Male

$28,508

Average Female

Jacksonville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jacksonville Language by Age

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Jacksonville Language

95.08% of Jacksonville residents speak only English, while 4.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.68% of the population.

Jacksonville Language

Jacksonville Poverty by Race

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16.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.99%

Male Poverty Rate

18.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jacksonville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jacksonville is Hispanic, with 49.41% 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 5.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.30%.

Jacksonville Poverty

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Jacksonville Poverty Rate by Education

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Jacksonville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jacksonville Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Jacksonville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

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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1,201

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Jacksonville Veterans by War

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Jacksonville Veterans by Age

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Jacksonville Veterans by Race

Jacksonville Veterans by Education

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2.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jacksonville Veterans by Education

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

7.6%

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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82.51%

Born in Jacksonville

97.80%

Native Born

2.20%

Foreign Born

1.64%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.80% of Jacksonville residents were born in the United States, with 82.51% having been born in Illinois. 1.64% 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

Jacksonville Population by Year