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Jerseyville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Jerseyville had a population of 8,079 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Jerseyville is located at latitude 39.118 and longitude -90.3275 in Jersey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jerseyville (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jersey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 659 feet.

The City of Jerseyville (GNIS ID: 2395467) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Jerseyville is located within Township of Jersey, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jersey County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jerseyville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jerseyville: Hickory Grove.

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


Total Population 8,079
Population in Households 7,803
Population in Familes 6,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 276
Population Density2 1,562
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $51,734
Average Household Income $65,497
Per Capita Income $28,272


Total Housing Units 3,680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,305 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,057 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 319 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $120,103
Average Home Value $134,195


Total Households 3,361
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 2,105
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 -0.56% -0.75%
Households -0.42% -0.67%
Families -0.37% -0.81%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Jerseyville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jerseyville to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 258 81st
Population Density # 435 68th
Diversity Index # 910 33rd
Median Household Income # 809 41st
Per Capita Income # 640 53rd

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