Jersey County IL Information


Jersey County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,850
Daytime Population: Workers 6,610
Daytime Population: Residents 11,497
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,107
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 22,036
Population in Familes 18,363
Population in Group Qrtrs 814
Population Density2 62
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $56,412
Average Household Income $70,360
Per Capita Income $28,602


Total Housing Units 10,130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,707 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,156 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,267 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $121,243
Average Home Value $152,874


Total Households 8,863
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 6,185
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 -0.08% -0.34%
Households 0.05% -0.28%
Families -0.1% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.66%


Jersey County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jersey 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 # 54 48th
Population Density # 41 61st
Diversity Index # 84 18th
Median Household Income # 18 83rd
Per Capita Income # 27 75th

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