Jackson County IL Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

Jackson County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 60,093
Daytime Population: Workers 30,310
Daytime Population: Residents 34,674
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 64,984
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 56,246
Population in Familes 35,820
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,847
Population Density2 103
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $35,179
Average Household Income $52,833
Per Capita Income $23,381


Total Housing Units 28,578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,051 (42.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,310 (46.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,217 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $94,690
Average Home Value $126,956


Total Households 25,361
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 12,305
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.03% -0.04%
Households -0.1% -0.12%
Families -0.35% -0.28%
Median Household Income   0.29%
Per Capita Income   2.1%


Jackson County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 24 77th
Population Density # 24 77th
Diversity Index # 18 83rd
Median Household Income # 101 2nd
Per Capita Income # 87 16th

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