Jackson County, Michigan Population 2020

Jackson County, Michigan's estimated population is 158,690 with a growth rate of 0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Michigan is the 14th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018158,8231330.08%
2017158,6903690.23%
2016158,321-971-0.61%
2015159,292-145-0.09%
2014159,437-200-0.13%
2013159,637-329-0.21%
2012159,9663100.19%
2011159,656-469-0.29%
2010160,12510,3696.92%
1990149,756-1,739-1.15%
1980151,4958,2215.74%
1970143,27411,2808.55%
1960131,99424,06922.30%
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%
188042,0315,98416.60%
187036,0479,37635.15%
186026,6717,24037.26%
185019,4316,30147.99%
184013,1300.00%

How Many People Live in Jackson County, Michigan?

158,690

Jackson County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White138,85287.38%
Black or African American12,6877.98%
Two or More Races4,3412.73%
Asian1,3520.85%
Some Other Race9460.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native6940.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander410.03%

Jackson County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Jackson County, Michigan Median Age

41.2


Total

40


Male

42.8


Female

Jackson County, Michigan Adults

There are 124,199 adults, (26,583 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Michigan.

Jackson County, Michigan Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

77,708

48.90%

Male

81,205

51.10%

Jackson County, Michigan Households and Families

Jackson County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jackson County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All73.4%26.6%
Male70%30%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Female52.7%47.3%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All61,6962.4273.4
Married29,2673.0787.8
Non Family21,4121.1961.5
Female7,4823.1652.7
Male3,5352.9870

2.98

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2912.09%
9th to 12th Grade8,0137.30%
High School Graduate36,20232.97%
Some College28,54926.00%
Associates Degree11,27310.27%
Bachelors Degree16,19214.75%
Graduate Degree7,2916.64%

Jackson County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White96,44988,55921,203
Black8,0466,4491,172
Hispanic2,8442,312367
Multiple Races1,2851,078173
Asian934875546
Other Race56542135
Native American39634752
Islander4131

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.68%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,985$40,846$30,410
Less Than High School$16,508$22,226$10,342
High School Grad$28,683$33,350$24,150
Some College$35,162$42,218$30,419
Bachelors Degree$49,666$56,143$40,894
Graduate Degree$63,544$76,129$55,924

$34,985

Average Earnings

$40,846

Average Male

$30,410

Average Female

Jackson County, Michigan Language

Jackson County, Michigan Language by Age

Jackson County, Michigan Language

96.97% of Jackson County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 3.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Jackson County, Michigan Poverty

Jackson County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White129,10614,97911.60%
Black9,2993,71639.96%
Multiple3,8741,15129.71%
Hispanic4,9931,04420.91%
Other85314416.88%
Asian1,2881279.86%
Native515295.63%
Islander181055.56%

14.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.29%

Male Poverty Rate

15.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Michigan is Islander, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Michigan is Native, with 5.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.02%
High School12.50%
Some College9.53%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.29%
Male Unemployed29.59%
Female Employed8.46%
Male Employed4.16%

Jackson County, Michigan Income

Jackson County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,431$67,112
Families$62,715$78,489
Married Families$75,162$90,501
Non Families$30,724$42,580

Jackson County, Michigan Marital Status

Jackson County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

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

Jackson County, Michigan Veterans

10,573

Number of Veterans

9,900

Male Veterans

673

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,851
First Gulf War1,494
Second Gulf War1,367
Korea830
World War II456
Name Veterans % of Total
White9,9609.03%
Black4875.11%
Hispanic2045.74%
2 or More773.73%
Asian222.10%
Indian163.53%
Other111.65%

$Jackson County, Michigan Veterans by Education

5.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Michigan Employment Status

56.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Michigan 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

82.29%

Born in Michigan

98.22%

Native Born

1.78%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.22% of Jackson County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 82.29% having been born in Michigan. 0.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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