Jackson County IL Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

Jackson County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 59,978
Population in Households 56,131
Population in Familes 35,976
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,847
Population Density1 103
Diversity Index2 45


Median Household Income $35,263
Average Household Income $53,680
Per Capita Income $23,844


Total Housing Units 28,578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,153 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,243 (46.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,182 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $103,692
Average Home Value $136,027


Total Households 25,396
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 12,278
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.05% -0.05%
Households -0.07% -0.1%
Families -0.33% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.95%


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, 2018 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 # 19 82nd
Median Household Income # 101 2nd
Per Capita Income # 86 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.