Jackson County, Michigan Population 2024

159,666

Jackson County, Michigan's estimated 2024 population is 159,666 with a growth rate of -0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Michigan is the 14th largest county in Michigan. The 2010 population was 160,109 and has seen a growth of -0.28% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029158,666-200-0.13%
2028158,866-200-0.13%
2027159,066-200-0.13%
2026159,266-200-0.13%
2025159,466-200-0.13%
2024159,666-200-0.13%
2023159,866-200-0.12%
2022160,066-200-0.12%
2021160,266410.03%
2020160,2251,8681.18%
2019158,357-237-0.15%
2018158,594-59-0.04%
2017158,6533080.19%
2016158,345-980-0.62%
2015159,325-139-0.09%
2014159,464-208-0.13%
2013159,672-316-0.2%
2012159,9883220.2%
2011159,666-443-0.28%
2010160,109
1990149,756-1,739-1.15%
1980151,4958,2215.74%
1970143,27411,2808.55%
1960131,99424,06922.3%
1950107,92514,81715.91%
194093,1088040.87%
193092,30419,76527.25%
192072,53919,11335.77%
191053,4265,20410.79%
190048,2223,1917.09%
189045,0313,0007.14%
188042,0315,98416.6%
187036,0479,37635.15%
186026,6717,24037.26%
185019,4316,30147.99%
184013,130-145,536-91.72%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.13% (-200)
County Website
Jackson County
County Seat
2010 Population
160,109
Area
702 mi²
Density
227 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-0.28% (-443)

Jackson County, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White136,04584.69%
Black or African American12,6117.85%
Two or more races9,0795.65%
Asian1,2960.81%
Other race1,1930.74%
Native American3930.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander200.01%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jackson County, Michigan Population by Race

Jackson County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2024

Jackson County, Michigan Median Age

41.1

Total

39.8

Male

42.4

Female

Jackson County, Michigan Adults

There are 126,798 adults, (29,241 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Michigan.

Jackson County, Michigan Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female77,86148.47%
Male82,77651.53%

Jackson County, Michigan Population by Age

Jackson County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All62,0592.4374.425.6
Married28,5333.1289.710.3
Non Family23,0811.1959.640.4
Female7,0673.3458.641.4
Male3,3783.288020
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3.09

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jackson County, Michigan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Jackson County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.84%.

Jackson County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,023

Average Earnings

$49,458

Average Male

$36,958

Average Female

Jackson County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Michigan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jackson County, Michigan Language

96.79% of Jackson County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Jackson County, Michigan Language

Jackson County, Michigan Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White127,82713,04910.21%
Black9,6282,81629.25%
Multiple8,3081,35516.31%
Hispanic5,6751,29422.8%
Asian1,2261108.97%
Other1,1341099.61%
Native2529838.89%
Islander13753.85%
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12.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.76%

Male Poverty Rate

13.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Michigan is Islander, with 53.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Michigan is Asian, with 8.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.72%.

Jackson County, Michigan Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.35%
High School12.92%
Some College9.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.5%
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Jackson County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.28%
Male Unemployed25.26%
Female Employed7.86%
Male Employed3.41%
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Jackson County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Michigan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jackson County, Michigan 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, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jackson County, Michigan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

9,134

Number of Veterans

8,387

Male Veterans

747

Female Veterans

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Jackson County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Jackson County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Jackson County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Michigan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Michigan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Michigan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson County, Michigan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson County, Michigan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.41%

Born in Jackson County, Michigan

98.03%

Native Born

1.97%

Foreign Born

1%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.03% of Jackson County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 83.41% having been born in Michigan. 1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jackson County, Michigan Place of Birth

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