Jackson County, Iowa Population 2020

Jackson County, Iowa's estimated population is 19,368 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Iowa is the 36th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201819,432640.33%
201719,368-19-0.10%
201619,387250.13%
201519,362-65-0.33%
201419,427-87-0.45%
201319,514-168-0.85%
201219,682-48-0.24%
201119,730-98-0.49%
201019,828-122-0.61%
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%

How Many People Live in Jackson County, Iowa?

19,368

Jackson County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,77696.81%
Two or More Races2721.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1310.68%
Black or African American990.51%
Asian800.41%
Some Other Race300.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.04%

Jackson County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2020

Jackson County, Iowa Median Age

44.7


Total

43.3


Male

46.4


Female

Jackson County, Iowa Adults

There are 15,071 adults, (3,926 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Iowa.

Jackson County, Iowa Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

9,683

49.93%

Male

9,712

50.07%

Jackson County, Iowa Households and Families

Jackson County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jackson County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All78.9%21.1%
Non Family72.2%27.8%
Male71.3%28.7%
Female51.2%48.8%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2362.3278.9
Married4,3032.9188.5
Non Family2,8221.2172.2
Female6832.9351.2
Male4282.871.3

2.83

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4813.53%
9th to 12th Grade5654.14%
High School Graduate5,70541.85%
Some College2,67819.64%
Associates Degree1,63511.99%
Bachelors Degree1,70412.50%
Graduate Degree8646.34%

Jackson County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,21312,2302,502
Hispanic16410612
Black7474
Asian737345
Islander7272
Multiple Races35308
Other Race306
Native American555

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,252$45,070$28,235
Less Than High School$28,631$35,369$18,864
High School Grad$31,131$40,791$19,387
Some College$38,341$45,557$28,527
Bachelors Degree$51,006$60,375$44,297
Graduate Degree$62,464$76,071$59,688

$38,252

Average Earnings

$45,070

Average Male

$28,235

Average Female

Jackson County, Iowa Language

Jackson County, Iowa Language by Age

Jackson County, Iowa Language

98.60% of Jackson County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 1.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Jackson County, Iowa Poverty

Jackson County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,2362,02111.08%
Multiple26615457.89%
Hispanic2497429.72%
Black986869.39%
Asian804455.00%
Other302480.00%

12.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.13%

Male Poverty Rate

14.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Iowa is Other, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Iowa is White, with 11.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.69%
Some College10.45%
High School8.96%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.24%
Male Unemployed29.97%
Female Employed7.02%
Male Employed3.80%

Jackson County, Iowa Income

Jackson County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,070$68,238
Families$69,011$82,010
Married Families$82,003-
Non Families$29,883$39,175

Jackson County, Iowa Marital Status

Jackson County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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

Jackson County, Iowa Veterans

1,447

Number of Veterans

1,354

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam495
First Gulf War243
Second Gulf War243
Korea173
World War II55

$Jackson County, Iowa Veterans by Education

5.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Iowa Employment Status

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Iowa Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.76%

Born in Iowa

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.96% of Jackson County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 80.76% having been born in Iowa. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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