Jackson County, Iowa Population 2021

Jackson County, Iowa's estimated population is 19,463 with a growth rate of 0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Iowa is the 37th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 19,830 and has seen a growth of -1.85% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,463120.06%
202019,451120.06%
201919,439120.06%
201819,427450.23%
201719,382-11-0.06%
201619,393270.14%
201519,366-65-0.33%
201419,431-86-0.44%
201319,517-168-0.85%
201219,685-49-0.25%
201119,734-96-0.48%
201019,830-120-0.60%
199019,950-2,553-11.35%
198022,5031,6647.99%
197020,839850.41%
196020,7542,13211.45%
195018,622-559-2.91%
194019,1817003.79%
193018,481-1,450-7.28%
192019,931-1,327-6.24%
191021,258-2,357-9.98%
190023,6158443.71%
189022,771-1,000-4.21%
188023,7711,1525.09%
187022,6194,12622.31%
186018,49311,283156.49%
18507,2105,799410.99%
18401,4110.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.06% (12)
County Website
State
Founded
1837
County Seat
2010 Population
19,830
Growth Since 2010
-1.85% (-367)
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Jackson County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,78196.80%
Two or More Races2491.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1790.92%
Black or African American920.47%
Asian790.41%
Some Other Race190.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.01%
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Jackson County, Iowa Population by Race

Jackson County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Jackson County, Iowa Median Age

44.3


Total

42.7


Male

46.2


Female

Jackson County, Iowa Adults

There are 15,089 adults, (3,957 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Iowa.

Jackson County, Iowa Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

9,688

49.94%

Male

9,713

50.06%

Jackson County, Iowa Population by Age

Jackson County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female48.7%51.3%
Male69.8%30.2%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
All79%21%
Married89.1%10.9%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2392.3279
Married4,2782.989.1
Non Family2,8091.2173.1
Female7422.9748.7
Male4102.8269.8

2.82

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Jackson County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4273.13%
9th to 12th Grade5884.31%
High School Graduate5,72641.98%
Some College2,83220.76%
Associates Degree1,44810.62%
Bachelors Degree1,79813.18%
Graduate Degree8206.01%
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Jackson County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,22712,2702,549
Hispanic1449112
Islander106106
Asian707050
Black6767
2+ Races302512
Other Race19

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.43%.

Jackson County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,570$46,468$30,133
Less Than 9th Grade$31,296$35,964$20,804
High School Graduate$31,698$42,452$21,380
Some College$40,341$48,259$29,385
Bachelors Degree$50,000$56,296$44,085
Graduate Degree$62,713$70,833$59,219

$39,570

Average Earnings

$46,468

Average Male

$30,133

Average Female

Jackson County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Iowa Language by Age

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Jackson County, Iowa Language

98.71% of Jackson County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 1.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Jackson County, Iowa Language

Jackson County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,2362,22612.21%
Multiple24610643.09%
Hispanic2698832.71%
Black896775.28%
Other1919100.00%
Asian791316.46%

13.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.12%

Male Poverty Rate

15.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Iowa is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Iowa is White, with 12.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.46%.

Jackson County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.04%
High School10.82%
Some College10.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.25%

Jackson County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed65.55%
Male Unemployed32.24%
Female Employed6.82%
Male Employed4.00%

Jackson County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,967$69,017
Families$75,254$82,694
Married Families$85,886-
Non Families$30,773$39,994
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Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Jackson County, Iowa 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, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Jackson County, Iowa Marital Status

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1,332

Number of Veterans

1,247

Male Veterans

85

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam519
First Gulf War189
Second Gulf War182
Korea174
World War II48

Jackson County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74414
75+384
35 to 54258
55 to 64175
18 to 34101

Jackson County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3309.04%
2+ Races22.38%

Jackson County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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5.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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63.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Jackson County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Jackson County, Iowa 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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81.27%

Born in Jackson County, Iowa

98.58%

Native Born

1.42%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.58% of Jackson County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 81.27% having been born in Iowa. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Jackson County, Iowa 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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