In 2018, Jackson County, IL had a population of 58.6k people with a median age of 31.6 and a median household income of $37,802. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Jackson County, IL declined from 59,115 to 58,551, a -0.954% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,008 to $37,802, a 4.98% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.42%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.92%), and White (Hispanic) (2.49%). NaNk% of the people in Jackson County, IL speak a non-English language, and 96.2% 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 $106,400, and the homeownership rate is 51.9%. Most people in Jackson County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson County, IL is 2 cars per household.