Jacksonville, Texas Population 2021

14,849
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Jacksonville is a city located in Cherokee County Texas. With a 2020 population of 14,849, it is the 189th largest city in Texas and the 2332nd largest city in the United States . Jacksonville is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 2.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,544 in 2010. Jacksonville reached it's highest population of 14,849 in 2021. Spanning over 14 miles, Jacksonville has a population density of 1,046 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jacksonville is $53,128 with a poverty rate of 23.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $719 per month, and the median house value is $89,000. The median age in Jacksonville is 32.5 years, 29 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Jacksonville Demographics

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

  • White: 74.99%
  • Black or African American: 18.96%
  • Other race: 3.06%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Asian: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Jacksonville, Texas is 14,849 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,798.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,544.

Jacksonville, Texas Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202153,1762650.50%
202052,9112650.50%
201952,6462650.50%
201852,3812650.51%
201752,1162370.45%
201651,8793110.60%
201551,5683790.73%
201451,189960.19%
201351,093-184-0.36%
201251,2771870.36%
201151,0901490.29%
201050,9410.00%

Jacksonville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,09174.99%
Black or African American2,80418.96%
Some Other Race4523.06%
Two or More Races3942.66%
Asian170.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.11%
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Jacksonville Population by Race

Jacksonville Population Pyramid $2021

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Jacksonville Median Age

32.5


Total

29


Male

35.3


Female

Jacksonville Adults

There are 10,137 adults, (2,301 of whom are seniors) in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville Age Dependency

88.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jacksonville Sex Ratio

Female

7,818

52.86%

Male

6,972

47.14%

Jacksonville Population by Age

Jacksonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jacksonville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.9%20.1%
All55.9%44.1%
Non Family42.5%57.5%
Female37.2%62.8%
Male21.4%78.6%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jacksonville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0212.855.9
Married2,1443.6879.9
Non Family1,5611.1442.5
Female9293.3637.2
Male3873.3521.4

3.46

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Jacksonville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,56818.33%
9th to 12th Grade1,27614.92%
High School Graduate2,19625.67%
Some College1,40016.37%
Associates Degree6687.81%
Bachelors Degree92210.78%
Graduate Degree5246.13%
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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
White4,2243,6941,164
Hispanic2,64178696
Black1,7031,260186
Other Race21583
2+ Races5218
Islander1616
Native American16167

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 43.75%.

Jacksonville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,384$41,250$21,823
Less Than 9th Grade$25,712$39,854$17,174
High School Graduate$26,815$34,922$21,078
Some College$28,456$34,083$26,314
Bachelors Degree$37,955$47,634$
Graduate Degree$52,432$64,583$50,743

$30,384

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$21,823

Average Female

Jacksonville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jacksonville Language by Age

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Jacksonville Language

67.36% of Jacksonville residents speak only English, while 32.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.37% of the population.

Jacksonville Language

Jacksonville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,6161,16444.50%
Hispanic5,8101,08518.67%
White5,33989916.84%
Multiple38314437.60%
Other43514232.64%
Islander1616100.00%

23.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.87%

Male Poverty Rate

25.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jacksonville

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jacksonville is White, with 16.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.74%.

Jacksonville Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School33.38%
Less Than 9th Grade19.52%
Some College12.83%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%

Jacksonville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.14%
Male Unemployed37.24%
Male Employed12.48%
Female Employed10.49%

Jacksonville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jacksonville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,574$53,128
Families$49,902$60,736
Married Families$61,389-
Non Families$23,340$31,772
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Income by Household Type

Jacksonville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Jacksonville Marital Status by Race

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Jacksonville Marital Status

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565

Number of Veterans

473

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam227
First Gulf War78
Korea48
World War II38
Second Gulf War32

Jacksonville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+233
35 to 54119
65 to 74115
55 to 6469
18 to 3429

Jacksonville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4505.87%
Black1155.71%
Hispanic491.45%

Jacksonville Veterans by Race

Jacksonville Veterans by Education

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12.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jacksonville Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

7%

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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69.51%

Born in Jacksonville

81.72%

Native Born

18.28%

Foreign Born

13.91%

Non Citizen

4.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.72% of Jacksonville residents were born in the United States, with 69.51% having been born in Texas. 13.91% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,849170.11%
202014,832170.11%
201914,815170.11%
201814,798-19-0.13%
201714,817-3-0.02%
201614,820590.40%
201514,761620.42%
201414,699190.13%
201314,680-54-0.37%
201214,7341481.01%
201114,586230.16%
201014,5636950.49%
200013,8681,1030.83%
199012,7655010.40%
198012,2642,5302.34%
19709,7341440.15%
19609,5909831.09%
19508,6071,3941.78%
19407,2134650.67%
19306,7483,0256.13%
19203,7238482.62%
19102,8750.00%

Jacksonville Population by Year