Jerseyville, Illinois Population 2024

8,207

Jerseyville is a city located in Jersey County Illinois. Jerseyville has a 2024 population of 8,207. It is also the county seat of Jersey County.Jerseyville is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -1.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,321 in 2020.

The average household income in Jerseyville is $81,879 with a poverty rate of 8.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Jerseyville is 42.2 years, 39.6 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Jerseyville Demographics

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

  • White: 95.51%
  • Two or more races: 2.93%
  • Asian: 0.83%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
  • Other race: 0.07%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
5.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,571.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.37% (-114)
The current population of Jerseyville, Illinois is 8,207 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,321.

Jerseyville, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,28195.51%
Two or more races2232.93%
Asian630.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander370.49%
Black or African American140.18%
Other race50.07%
Native American
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Jerseyville Population by Race

Jerseyville Population Pyramid 2024

Jerseyville Median Age

42.2

Total

39.6

Male

45.1

Female

Jerseyville Adults

There are 5,920 adults, (1,549 of whom are seniors) in Jerseyville.

Jerseyville Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Jerseyville Sex Ratio

Female4,25955.87%
Male3,36444.13%

Jerseyville Population by Age

Jerseyville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9212.567.632.4
Married1,2233.1778.121.9
Non Family1,1781.2564.435.6
Female4243.7941.758.3
Male963.6588.511.5
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3.25

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jerseyville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Jerseyville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jerseyville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 53.54%.

Jerseyville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,494

Average Earnings

$53,871

Average Male

$37,139

Average Female

Jerseyville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jerseyville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jerseyville Language

98.73% of Jerseyville residents speak only English, while 1.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Jerseyville Language

Jerseyville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,9296479.34%
Black33100%
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8.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.74%

Male Poverty Rate

9.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jerseyville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jerseyville is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jerseyville is White, with 9.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.44%.

Jerseyville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College14.64%
Less Than 9th Grade4.55%
High School4.34%
Bachelors or Greater2.42%
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Jerseyville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed8.06%
Male Employed0.63%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Jerseyville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jerseyville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jerseyville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jerseyville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jerseyville 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.

Jerseyville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jerseyville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

545

Number of Veterans

545

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Jerseyville Veterans by War

count

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Jerseyville Veterans by Age

count

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Jerseyville Veterans by Race

Jerseyville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jerseyville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Jerseyville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jerseyville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jerseyville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.02%

Born in Jerseyville

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.48% of Jerseyville residents were born in the United States, with 81.02% having been born in Illinois. 0.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jerseyville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,052-31-0.38%
20288,083-31-0.38%
20278,114-31-0.38%
20268,145-31-0.38%
20258,176-31-0.38%
20248,207-31-0.38%
20238,238-31-0.37%
20228,269-31-0.37%
20218,300-21-0.25%
20208,3211611.97%
20198,160-28-0.34%
20188,188-61-0.74%
20178,249-29-0.35%
20168,278-109-1.3%
20158,387-96-1.13%
20148,483-43-0.5%
20138,526610.72%
20128,46570.08%
20118,458-5-0.06%
20108,4634796%
20007,9846028.15%
19907,382-124-1.65%
19807,506600.81%
19707,446260.35%
19607,4201,62828.11%
19505,79298320.44%
19404,80950011.6%
19304,30947012.24%
19203,839-274-6.66%
19104,11359616.95%
19003,5173109.67%
18903,20731310.82%
18802,89431812.34%
18702,576
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Jerseyville Population by Year