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Jackson County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 584.1 square miles
Population Density 103.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 59,814
Population change -0.7%
Under 5 years of age 5.1%
Under 18 17.9%
65 and over 12.5%
Females 49.5%
White 78.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.2
Asian 3.7%
Two or more races 2.7%
Black or African American 14.8%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 90%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 35.1%
Veterans 4,349
Households and Housing
Households 23,567
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 76.1%
Median household income $33,479
The per capita income $20,527
Live below the poverty line. 30.4%
housing units 28,501
Multi-unit structures 33%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $100,600
Residents owning their homes. 53.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,209
Women-owned firms 28.3%
Asian-owned firms 4.1%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $684,089
Retail sales per capita $11,751
Manufacturers shipments $177,351
Merchant wholesaler sales $0