Jackson County IA Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

Jackson County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,825
Population in Households 19,624
Population in Familes 15,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 201
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $52,163
Average Household Income $68,281
Per Capita Income $28,897


Total Housing Units 9,593 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,068 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,291 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,234 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $141,461
Average Home Value $190,256


Total Households 8,359
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 5,552
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.01% 0.09%
Households 0.1% 0.16%
Families -0.05% 0.08%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   1.42%


Jackson County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa 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 # 36 65th
Population Density # 39 62nd
Diversity Index # 82 18th
Median Household Income # 53 47th
Per Capita Income # 41 60th

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