Jackson County, Indiana Population 2021

Jackson County, Indiana's estimated population is 44,557 with a growth rate of 0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Indiana is the 35th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 42,586 and has seen a growth of 4.63% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202144,5571630.37%
202044,3941630.37%
201944,2311630.37%
201844,0681130.26%
201743,955-42-0.10%
201643,9971220.28%
201543,8751720.39%
201443,7032660.61%
201343,4374511.05%
201242,986690.16%
201142,9173310.78%
201042,5864,85612.87%
199037,7301,2073.30%
198036,5233,33610.05%
197033,1872,6318.61%
196030,5562,3198.21%
195028,2371,6256.11%
194026,6122,88112.14%
193023,731-497-2.05%
192024,228-499-2.02%
191024,727-1,906-7.16%
190026,6332,49410.33%
189024,1391,0894.72%
188023,0504,07621.48%
187018,9742,68816.50%
186016,2865,23947.42%
185011,0472,08623.28%
18408,9614,09184.00%
18304,87086021.45%
18204,0100.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.37%
County Website
State
Founded
Jan 1, 1816
County Seat
2010 Population
42,586
Growth Since 2010
4.63%
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Jackson County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,01390.89%
Some Other Race1,7654.01%
Asian9832.23%
Two or More Races6801.54%
Black or African American4731.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native970.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.03%
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Jackson County, Indiana Population by Race

Jackson County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Jackson County, Indiana Median Age

38.5


Total

37.9


Male

39


Female

Jackson County, Indiana Adults

There are 33,244 adults, (6,978 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Indiana.

Jackson County, Indiana Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

22,183

50.39%

Male

21,842

49.61%

Jackson County, Indiana Population by Age

Jackson County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All72.1%27.9%
Male63.5%36.5%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Female45.6%54.4%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,7532.5872.1
Married8,7873.1285
Non Family5,0091.2661.2
Female1,9343.2345.6
Male1,0233.2263.5

3.04

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Jackson County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1723.91%
9th to 12th Grade2,6318.78%
High School Graduate12,55641.89%
Some College6,20320.70%
Associates Degree2,3967.99%
Bachelors Degree3,32011.08%
Graduate Degree1,6945.65%
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Jackson County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White27,10124,0334,404
Hispanic1,415982140
Other Race93057448
Asian782534364
Black363335
2+ Races313304130
Native American81517
Islander1414

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 46.55%.

Jackson County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,257$43,529$25,864
Less Than 9th Grade$19,906$25,735$14,245
High School Graduate$33,532$41,826$22,518
Some College$32,066$41,637$23,133
Bachelors Degree$53,125$61,898$43,479
Graduate Degree$60,920$82,500$53,281

$36,257

Average Earnings

$43,529

Average Male

$25,864

Average Female

Jackson County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Indiana Language by Age

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Jackson County, Indiana Language

92.73% of Jackson County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 7.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.87% of the population.

Jackson County, Indiana Language

Jackson County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,7524,82512.78%
Hispanic3,04574624.50%
Asian98338138.76%
Other1,71723913.92%
Black42717741.45%
Multiple67113620.27%
Native903235.56%

14.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.37%

Male Poverty Rate

17.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Indiana is Black, with 41.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Indiana is White, with 12.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.84%.

Jackson County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.39%
Some College10.20%
High School10.03%
Bachelors or Greater2.95%

Jackson County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.86%
Male Unemployed40.14%
Female Employed10.84%
Male Employed5.35%

Jackson County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,250$66,368
Families$62,098$75,269
Married Families$73,548-
Non Families$29,580$41,318
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Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Jackson County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Jackson County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Jackson County, Indiana Marital Status

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2,064

Number of Veterans

2,001

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam753
First Gulf War338
Second Gulf War249
Korea211
World War II100

Jackson County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74583
75+547
35 to 54430
55 to 64417
18 to 3487

Jackson County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9936.52%
2+ Races3710.16%
Native American3441.98%
Hispanic140.86%

Jackson County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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12.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Jackson County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Jackson County, Indiana 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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77.57%

Born in Jackson County, Indiana

95.28%

Native Born

4.72%

Foreign Born

3.19%

Non Citizen

1.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.28% of Jackson County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 77.57% having been born in Indiana. 3.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jackson County, Indiana 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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