Jackson County, Alabama Population 2021

Jackson County, Alabama's estimated population is 51,636 with a growth rate of 0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Alabama is the 27th largest county inAlabama. The 2010 Population was 53,184 and has seen a growth of -2.91% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202151,63650.01%
202051,63150.01%
201951,62650.01%
201851,621-207-0.40%
201751,828-160-0.31%
201651,988-207-0.40%
201552,195-367-0.70%
201452,562-395-0.75%
201352,957-122-0.23%
201253,079-135-0.25%
201153,214300.06%
201053,1845,38811.27%
199047,796-3,611-7.02%
198051,40712,20531.13%
197039,2022,5216.87%
196036,681-2,317-5.94%
195038,998-2,804-6.71%
194041,8024,92113.34%
193036,8811,0172.84%
192035,8642,9468.95%
191032,9182,4107.90%
190030,5082,4828.86%
189028,0262,91211.60%
188025,1145,70429.39%
187019,4101,1276.16%
186018,2834,19529.78%
185014,088-1,627-10.35%
184015,7153,01523.74%
183012,7003,94945.13%
18208,7510.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.01% (5)
County Website
State
Founded
December 13, 1819
County Seat
2010 Population
53,184
Growth Since 2010
-2.91% (-1,548)
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Jackson County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White47,45691.52%
Black or African American1,8093.49%
Two or More Races1,4092.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native6291.21%
Some Other Race2620.51%
Asian2320.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander550.11%
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Jackson County, Alabama Population by Race

Jackson County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Jackson County, Alabama Median Age

43.1


Total

41.5


Male

44.7


Female

Jackson County, Alabama Adults

There are 40,870 adults, (10,113 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Alabama.

Jackson County, Alabama Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

26,471

51.05%

Male

25,381

48.95%

Jackson County, Alabama Population by Age

Jackson County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female59.7%40.3%
Non Family64.2%35.8%
All75.5%24.5%
Male78.4%21.6%
Married85%15%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,6952.4775.5
Married11,1303.0185
Non Family6,2391.0864.2
Female2,3913.3959.7
Male9353.0278.4

3.02

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Jackson County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9075.15%
9th to 12th Grade4,31111.65%
High School Graduate15,17741.02%
Some College6,88218.60%
Associates Degree3,5479.59%
Bachelors Degree3,5259.53%
Graduate Degree1,6504.46%
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Jackson County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White33,59527,8704,761
Black1,1901,013139
2+ Races857729119
Hispanic77162694
Native American50046463
Other Race15980
Asian1128334
Islander47473

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 asian people with a rate of 30.36%.

Jackson County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,048$39,465$25,958
Less Than 9th Grade$22,909$25,912$16,836
High School Graduate$30,304$39,773$21,374
Some College$32,620$42,688$24,931
Bachelors Degree$47,917$54,438$42,015
Graduate Degree$56,883$59,231$55,964

$32,048

Average Earnings

$39,465

Average Male

$25,958

Average Female

Jackson County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Alabama Language by Age

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Jackson County, Alabama Language

98.54% of Jackson County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Jackson County, Alabama Language

Jackson County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45,8537,94217.32%
Hispanic1,50476650.93%
Multiple1,40532022.78%
Black1,71823413.62%
Native62915324.32%
Asian2329440.52%
Other2566726.17%

18.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.79%

Male Poverty Rate

20.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 50.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Alabama is Black, with 13.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.26%.

Jackson County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.97%
High School18.38%
Some College11.98%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%

Jackson County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.11%
Male Unemployed28.14%
Female Employed8.26%
Male Employed6.43%

Jackson County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,769$54,808
Families$52,790$64,379
Married Families$58,514$71,167
Non Families$20,617$31,182
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Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Jackson County, Alabama 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 45-54.

Jackson County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Jackson County, Alabama Marital Status

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2,772

Number of Veterans

2,631

Male Veterans

141

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,225
Second Gulf War440
First Gulf War422
Korea340
World War II52

Jackson County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74982
75+671
55 to 64541
35 to 54376
18 to 34202

Jackson County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5216.70%
Black1289.22%
2+ Races798.37%
Native American397.20%
Asian53.11%
Hispanic30.33%

Jackson County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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5.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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50.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Jackson County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Jackson County, Alabama 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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66.41%

Born in Jackson County, Alabama

98.63%

Native Born

1.37%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

0.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.63% of Jackson County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 66.41% having been born in Alabama. 0.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jackson County, Alabama Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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