Jerseyville, Illinois Population 2021

8,178
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Jerseyville is a city located in Jersey County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Jersey County. With a 2020 population of 8,178, it is the 251st largest city in Illinois and the 3565th largest city in the United States . Jerseyville is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -3.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,465 in 2010. Jerseyville reached it's highest population of 8,522 in 2013. Spanning over 5 miles, Jerseyville has a population density of 1,566 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jerseyville is $65,964 with a poverty rate of 11.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $626 per month, and the median house value is $114,000. The median age in Jerseyville is 39.2 years, 38.2 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Jerseyville Demographics

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

  • White: 96.79%
  • Two or more races: 2.61%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.17%
  • Other race: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jerseyville, Illinois is 8,178 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,211.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,465.

Jerseyville, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,89996.79%
Two or More Races2132.61%
Asian310.38%
Black or African American140.17%
Some Other Race40.05%
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Jerseyville Population by Race

Jerseyville Population Pyramid $2021

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Jerseyville Median Age

39.2


Total

38.2


Male

41.5


Female

Jerseyville Adults

There are 6,240 adults, (1,491 of whom are seniors) in Jerseyville.

Jerseyville Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jerseyville Sex Ratio

Female

4,549

55.74%

Male

3,612

44.26%

Jerseyville Population by Age

Jerseyville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jerseyville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male86.3%13.7%
Married81.1%18.9%
All66.8%33.2%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female48%52%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jerseyville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2542.4166.8
Married1,5173.181.1
Non Family1,2621.1753.6
Female3733.5548
Male1023.2686.3

3.12

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Jerseyville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2053.64%
9th to 12th Grade3255.77%
High School Graduate2,02936.03%
Some College1,02818.25%
Associates Degree77913.83%
Bachelors Degree79914.19%
Graduate Degree4678.29%
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Jerseyville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jerseyville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,4535,0081,239
Hispanic853327
2+ Races5454
Asian31
Black97
Other Race4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 31.76%.

Jerseyville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,574$46,170$31,044
Less Than 9th Grade$$57,250$16,324
High School Graduate$23,167$36,532$20,991
Some College$36,948$53,795$31,000
Bachelors Degree$45,320$42,955$48,011
Graduate Degree$54,438$77,031$51,304

$37,574

Average Earnings

$46,170

Average Male

$31,044

Average Female

Jerseyville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jerseyville Language by Age

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Jerseyville Language

97.62% of Jerseyville residents speak only English, while 2.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.61% of the population.

Jerseyville Language

Jerseyville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,44981010.87%
Hispanic1324836.36%
Multiple2132411.27%
Black5240.00%

11.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.54%

Male Poverty Rate

11.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jerseyville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jerseyville is Black, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jerseyville is White, with 10.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.84%.

Jerseyville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College16.78%
Less Than 9th Grade10.58%
High School8.10%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Jerseyville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed7.89%
Male Employed1.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Jerseyville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jerseyville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,918$65,964
Families$81,333$85,329
Married Families$85,379-
Non Families$29,259$34,569
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Income by Household Type

Jerseyville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Jerseyville Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Jerseyville Marital Status by Race

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Jerseyville Marital Status

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557

Number of Veterans

485

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam121
First Gulf War70
Second Gulf War43
Korea42
World War II36

Jerseyville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+193
35 to 54152
65 to 74119
55 to 6478
18 to 3415

Jerseyville Veterans by Age

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Jerseyville Veterans by Race

Jerseyville Veterans by Education

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11.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jerseyville Veterans by Education

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58.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Jerseyville Employment by Age

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Jerseyville Employment by Race

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Jerseyville 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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83.51%

Born in Jerseyville

99.52%

Native Born

0.48%

Foreign Born

0.10%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.52% of Jerseyville residents were born in the United States, with 83.51% having been born in Illinois. 0.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jerseyville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,178-11-0.13%
20208,189-11-0.13%
20198,200-11-0.13%
20188,211-46-0.56%
20178,257-17-0.21%
20168,274-110-1.31%
20158,384-95-1.12%
20148,479-43-0.50%
20138,522600.71%
20128,46270.08%
20118,455-6-0.07%
20108,4614770.58%
20007,9846020.79%
19907,382-124-0.17%
19807,506600.08%
19707,446260.03%
19607,4201,6282.51%
19505,7929831.88%
19404,8095001.10%
19304,3094701.16%
19203,839-274-0.69%
19104,1135961.58%
19003,5173100.93%
18903,2073131.03%
18802,8943181.17%
18702,5760.00%

Jerseyville Population by Year