In 2019, Jackson County, IL had a population of 58k people with a median age of 31.9 and a median household income of $37,241. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Jackson County, IL declined from 58,551 to 57,977, a −0.98% decrease and its median household income declined from $37,802 to $37,241, a −1.48% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (74%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.44%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.55%), and White (Hispanic) (2.23%). 0% of the households in Jackson County, IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.9% of the residents in Jackson County, IL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jackson County, IL are Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (4,278 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Jackson County, IL was $108,600, and the homeownership rate was 51.5%. Most people in Jackson County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson County, IL was 2 cars per household.