Jersey County, Illinois Population 2022

Jersey County, Illinois's estimated population is 21,707 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jersey County, Illinois is the 54th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 22,995 and has seen a growth of -5.60% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18404,5350.00%
18507,3542,81962.16%
186012,0514,69763.87%
187015,0543,00324.92%
188015,5424883.24%
189014,810-732-4.71%
190014,612-198-1.34%
191013,954-658-4.50%
192012,682-1,272-9.12%
193012,556-126-0.99%
194013,6361,0808.60%
195015,2641,62811.94%
196017,0231,75911.52%
197018,4921,4698.63%
198020,5382,04611.06%
199020,53910.00%
201022,9952,45611.96%
201122,879-116-0.50%
201222,710-169-0.74%
201322,599-111-0.49%
201422,492-107-0.47%
201522,260-232-1.03%
201621,947-313-1.41%
201721,912-35-0.16%
201821,795-117-0.53%
201921,773-22-0.10%
202021,751-22-0.10%
202121,729-22-0.10%
202221,707-22-0.10%
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Jersey County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,97996.34%
Black or African American980.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.07%
Asian740.34%
Some Other Race350.16%
Two or More Races5742.64%
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Jersey County, Illinois Population by Race

Jersey County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Jersey County, Illinois Median Age

43


Total

41.7


Male

44.5


Female

Jersey County, Illinois Adults

There are 17,362 adults, (4,213 of whom are seniors) in Jersey County, Illinois.

Jersey County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jersey County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

11,115

51.04%

Male

10,661

48.96%

Jersey County, Illinois Population by Age

Jersey County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jersey County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male95%5%
Married92.1%7.9%
All82.1%17.9%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
Female60%40%

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jersey County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1582.5582.1
Married4,4843.1692.1
Male3423.5595
Female6133.4460
Non Family2,7191.2168.9

3.16

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Jersey County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3682.43%
9th to 12th Grade6844.51%
High School Graduate5,47436.13%
Some College3,03920.06%
Associates Degree1,91212.62%
Bachelors Degree2,29615.15%
Graduate Degree1,3799.10%
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Jersey County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jersey County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black332919
White14,73013,8183,591
Asian472111
2+ Races18018035
Hispanic1899531
Other Race188
Native American16

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 57.58%.

Jersey County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,085$53,785$33,271
Less Than 9th Grade$33,405$38,365$
High School Graduate$35,540$41,599$26,300
Some College$41,936$60,959$30,750
Bachelors Degree$50,446$67,917$41,875
Graduate Degree$65,882$75,227$54,167

$42,085

Average Earnings

$53,785

Average Male

$33,271

Average Female

Jersey County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jersey County, Illinois Language by Age

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Jersey County, Illinois Language

98.19% of Jersey County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

Jersey County, Illinois Language

Jersey County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black27622.22%
White19,9091,5767.92%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic2878027.87%
Multiple557264.67%

8.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.81%

Male Poverty Rate

9.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jersey County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jersey County, Illinois is Black, with 22.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jersey County, Illinois is Multiple, with 4.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.14%.

Jersey County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.72%
High School8.34%
Some College9.69%
Bachelors or Greater1.81%

Jersey County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.57%
Male Unemployed9.81%
Female Employed6.74%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Jersey County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jersey County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,845$83,117
Families$95,202$104,503
Married Families$103,794-
Non Families$33,008$37,977
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Income by Household Type

Jersey County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Jersey County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Jersey County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jersey County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Jersey County, Illinois Marital Status

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1,783

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War262
First Gulf War378
Vietnam646
Korea113
World War II92

Jersey County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34159
35 to 54452
55 to 64236
65 to 74588
75+348

Jersey County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,76610.52%
Black56.76%
2+ Races123.27%
Hispanic124.49%

Jersey County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Jersey County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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8.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jersey County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jersey County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Jersey County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Jersey 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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78.12%

Born in Jersey County, Illinois

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.03% of Jersey County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 78.12% having been born in Illinois. 0.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jersey 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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