Jackson County, Wisconsin Population 2024

20,710

Jackson County, Wisconsin's estimated 2024 population is 20,710 with a growth rate of -0.3% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Wisconsin is the 52nd largest county in Wisconsin. The 2010 population was 20,464 and has seen a growth of 1.2% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,395-63-0.31%
202820,458-63-0.31%
202720,521-63-0.31%
202620,584-63-0.31%
202520,647-63-0.3%
202420,710-63-0.3%
202320,773-63-0.3%
202220,836-63-0.3%
202120,899-197-0.93%
202021,0964202.03%
201920,6761820.89%
201820,494-2-0.01%
201720,496120.06%
201620,484-42-0.2%
201520,526-58-0.28%
201420,584230.11%
201320,561610.3%
201220,500-22-0.11%
201120,522580.28%
201020,464
199016,588-243-1.44%
198016,8311,5069.83%
197015,3251741.15%
196015,151-922-5.74%
195016,073-526-3.17%
194016,5991310.8%
193016,468-1,278-7.2%
192017,7466713.93%
191017,075-391-2.24%
190017,4661,66910.57%
189015,7972,51218.91%
188013,2855,59872.82%
18707,6873,51784.34%
18604,170-16,225-79.55%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.3% (-63)
County Website
Jackson County
2010 Population
20,464
Area
988 mi²
Density
21 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
1.2% (246)
Founded
1853

Jackson County, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,06886.21%
Two or more races1,0414.97%
Native American1,0214.87%
Black or African American3621.73%
Other race3361.6%
Asian1180.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander120.06%
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jackson County, Wisconsin Population by Race

Jackson County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2024

Jackson County, Wisconsin Median Age

42.2

Total

40.1

Male

44.3

Female

Jackson County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 16,437 adults, (4,056 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Wisconsin.

Jackson County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female9,65546.07%
Male11,30353.93%

Jackson County, Wisconsin Population by Age

Jackson County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,9902.4775.624.4
Married4,0313.0988.211.8
Non Family2,9951.2561.538.5
Female6153.767.232.8
Male3493.665.934.1
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3.1

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Jackson County, Wisconsin 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 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 23.38%.

Jackson County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,586

Average Earnings

$44,452

Average Male

$33,808

Average Female

Jackson County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jackson County, Wisconsin Language

95.52% of Jackson County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 4.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.

Jackson County, Wisconsin Language

Jackson County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White17,3231,81110.45%
Multiple91132135.24%
Native95229230.67%
Hispanic65418027.52%
Asian1043331.73%
Other306134.25%
Islander12975%
Black45715.56%
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12.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.45%

Male Poverty Rate

15.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Wisconsin is Islander, with 75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Wisconsin is Other, with 4.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.03%.

Jackson County, Wisconsin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.32%
High School16.33%
Some College8.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.26%
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Jackson County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.91%
Male Unemployed13.85%
Female Employed6.35%
Male Employed4.92%
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Jackson County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jackson County, Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jackson County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,685

Number of Veterans

1,529

Male Veterans

156

Female Veterans

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Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

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Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

count

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Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson County, Wisconsin 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

78.62%

Born in Jackson County, Wisconsin

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

0.98%

Non Citizen

0.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.13% of Jackson County, Wisconsin residents were born in the United States, with 78.62% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jackson County, Wisconsin Place of Birth

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