In 2017, Jackson County, IL had a population of 59.1k people with a median age of 31.1 and a median household income of $36,008. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jackson County, IL declined from 59,188 to 59,115, a -0.123% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,845 to $36,008, a 6.39% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.36%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.95%), and White (Hispanic) (2.41%). N/A% of the people in Jackson County, IL speak a non-English language, and 96.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jackson County, IL are Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (4,621 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Jackson County, IL is $108,600, and the homeownership rate is 53.1%. Most people in Jackson County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson County, IL is 2 cars per household.