Jackson County, Illinois Population 2022

Jackson County, Illinois's estimated population is 55,133 with a growth rate of -0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Illinois is the 25th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 60,373 and has seen a growth of -8.68% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18201,5420.00%
18301,82828618.55%
18403,5661,73895.08%
18505,8622,29664.39%
18609,5893,72763.58%
187019,63410,045104.76%
188022,5052,87114.62%
189027,8095,30423.57%
190033,8716,06221.80%
191035,1431,2723.76%
192037,0911,9485.54%
193035,680-1,411-3.80%
194037,9202,2406.28%
195038,1242040.54%
196042,1514,02710.56%
197055,00812,85730.50%
198061,5226,51411.84%
199061,067-455-0.74%
201060,373-694-1.14%
201160,369-4-0.01%
201259,066-1,303-2.16%
201359,7606941.17%
201459,359-401-0.67%
201559,214-145-0.24%
201658,726-488-0.82%
201757,904-822-1.40%
201857,289-615-1.06%
201956,750-539-0.94%
202056,211-539-0.95%
202155,672-539-0.96%
202255,133-539-0.97%
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Jackson County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43,73776.04%
Black or African American8,61514.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native1640.29%
Asian1,9723.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1160.20%
Some Other Race1,0071.75%
Two or More Races1,9063.31%
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Jackson County, Illinois Population by Race

Jackson County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Jackson County, Illinois Median Age

32.1


Total

30.9


Male

33.8


Female

Jackson County, Illinois Adults

There are 46,887 adults, (8,907 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Illinois.

Jackson County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

29,124

50.64%

Male

28,393

49.36%

Jackson County, Illinois Population by Age

Jackson County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All50.4%49.6%
Male44.5%55.5%
Female44%56%
Non Family30.1%69.9%

50.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,2082.2150.4
Married8,5022.9381.6
Male8482.9244.5
Female3,0193.3644
Non Family11,8391.3630.1

2.96

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Jackson County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8812.53%
9th to 12th Grade1,6854.83%
High School Graduate8,48524.32%
Some College8,35223.94%
Associates Degree3,0838.84%
Bachelors Degree5,67416.27%
Graduate Degree6,72319.27%
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Jackson County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,3131,2721,050
White27,61825,6649,805
2+ Races830824276
Hispanic1,0611,003318
Native American1048528
Black4,0773,6441,043
Other Race45937242
Islander6464

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 79.97%.

Jackson County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,487$36,484$26,767
Less Than 9th Grade$23,528$26,150$19,205
High School Graduate$23,574$25,917$22,628
Some College$27,269$38,289$22,072
Bachelors Degree$36,157$34,583$36,832
Graduate Degree$50,180$60,930$46,186

$31,487

Average Earnings

$36,484

Average Male

$26,767

Average Female

Jackson County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Illinois Language by Age

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Jackson County, Illinois Language

91.23% of Jackson County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 8.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.63% of the population.

Jackson County, Illinois Language

Jackson County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1557548.39%
Black7,7693,45344.45%
Hispanic2,16271633.12%
Multiple1,83953028.82%
Asian1,86649326.42%
White40,0977,51018.73%
Islander1161916.38%
Other501NaN%

24.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.90%

Male Poverty Rate

25.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Illinois is Native, with 48.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Illinois is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.10%.

Jackson County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.72%
High School23.44%
Some College15.39%
Bachelors or Greater9.54%

Jackson County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed14.81%
Male Unemployed39.18%
Female Employed19.76%
Female Unemployed57.87%

Jackson County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,689$61,581
Families$65,127$86,266
Married Families$82,801$101,790
Non Families$22,541$34,326
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Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Jackson County, Illinois 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, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Jackson County, Illinois Marital Status

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3,242

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War882
First Gulf War645
Vietnam1,108
Korea234
World War II154

Jackson County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34550
35 to 54695
55 to 64425
65 to 74918
75+654

Jackson County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8937.95%
Black2503.80%
Asian221.33%
Other Race192.77%
2+ Races584.51%
Hispanic663.59%

Jackson County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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9.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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56.1%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Jackson County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Jackson County, Illinois 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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69.85%

Born in Jackson County, Illinois

94.27%

Native Born

5.73%

Foreign Born

3.96%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.27% of Jackson County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 69.85% having been born in Illinois. 3.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jackson County, Illinois 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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