Jackson County, Florida Population 2021

Jackson County, Florida's estimated population is 43,018 with a growth rate of -3.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Florida is the 43rd largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 49,648 and has seen a growth of -13.35% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202143,018-1,698-3.80%
202044,716-1,698-3.66%
201946,414-1,698-3.53%
201848,112-177-0.37%
201748,289-10-0.02%
201648,299-310-0.64%
201548,609-121-0.25%
201448,730-150-0.31%
201348,880-229-0.47%
201249,109-88-0.18%
201149,197-451-0.91%
201049,6488,27320.00%
199041,3752,2215.67%
198039,1544,72013.71%
197034,434-1,774-4.90%
196036,2081,5634.51%
195034,6452170.63%
194034,4282,4597.69%
193031,9697452.39%
192031,2241,4034.70%
191029,8216,44427.57%
190023,3775,83333.25%
189017,5443,17222.07%
188014,3724,84450.84%
18709,528-681-6.67%
186010,2093,57053.77%
18506,6391,95841.83%
18404,68177419.81%
18303,9070.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-3.80%
County Website
State
Founded
August 12, 1822
County Seat
2010 Population
49,648
Growth Since 2010
-13.35%
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Jackson County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,05768.95%
Black or African American12,85926.82%
Two or More Races1,0352.16%
Some Other Race4420.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native3200.67%
Asian1560.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander760.16%
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Jackson County, Florida Population by Race

Jackson County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Jackson County, Florida Median Age

41.7


Total

39.8


Male

45.1


Female

Jackson County, Florida Adults

There are 39,005 adults, (9,234 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Florida.

Jackson County, Florida Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

21,627

45.11%

Male

26,318

54.89%

Jackson County, Florida Population by Age

Jackson County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All69.8%30.2%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Male58.6%41.4%
Female51.8%48.2%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,1492.3569.8
Married7,8852.9381.8
Non Family5,9971.1462.9
Female2,4153.1451.8
Male8523.2758.6

2.9

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Jackson County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6304.64%
9th to 12th Grade5,21814.87%
High School Graduate13,49038.44%
Some College7,91122.54%
Associates Degree2,4296.92%
Bachelors Degree2,6267.48%
Graduate Degree1,7905.10%
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Jackson County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White23,40219,7503,567
Black9,2916,916668
Hispanic1,55987298
2+ Races53441327
Other Race29717528
Native American27221915
Asian14610455
Islander7676

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 37.67%.

Jackson County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,314$34,661$27,144
Less Than 9th Grade$21,104$26,481$16,791
High School Graduate$27,010$32,633$22,570
Some College$30,727$34,333$28,385
Bachelors Degree$43,844$54,167$42,139
Graduate Degree$51,174$64,702$45,000

$30,314

Average Earnings

$34,661

Average Male

$27,144

Average Female

Jackson County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Florida Language by Age

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Jackson County, Florida Language

93.96% of Jackson County, Florida residents speak only English, while 6.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.08% of the population.

Jackson County, Florida Language

Jackson County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,2934,12014.56%
Black9,4113,04232.32%
Hispanic1,14142136.90%
Multiple80713716.98%
Islander695275.36%
Other1592515.72%

19.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.09%

Male Poverty Rate

20.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Florida is Islander, with 75.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Florida is White, with 14.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.72%.

Jackson County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.01%
High School18.65%
Some College10.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.64%

Jackson County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed57.29%
Female Unemployed56.03%
Female Employed11.73%
Male Employed6.40%

Jackson County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,872$53,662
Families$52,144$66,004
Married Families$63,172$77,655
Non Families$21,001$28,497
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Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Jackson County, Florida 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.

Jackson County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Jackson County, Florida Marital Status

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3,962

Number of Veterans

3,624

Male Veterans

338

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,728
First Gulf War837
Second Gulf War491
Korea420
World War II122

Jackson County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,042
75+936
35 to 54927
55 to 64829
18 to 34228

Jackson County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,90710.76%
Black8057.71%
2+ Races21332.67%
Hispanic583.17%
Native American259.19%
Other Race123.30%

Jackson County, Florida Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Florida Veterans by Education

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9.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Florida Veterans by Education

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44.4%

Labor Force Participation

41.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Florida Employment by Age

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Jackson County, Florida Employment by Race

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Jackson County, Florida 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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59.27%

Born in Jackson County, Florida

96.98%

Native Born

3.02%

Foreign Born

1.98%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.98% of Jackson County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 59.27% having been born in Florida. 1.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jackson County, Florida 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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