Jacksonville, IL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
37,781
0.868% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.9
1.21% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.6%
1.86% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$62,004
10.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$118,900
10.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
16,541
2.29% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Jacksonville, IL had a population of 37.8k people with a median age of 41.9 and a median household income of $62,004. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jacksonville, IL declined from 38,112 to 37,781, a −0.868% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,084 to $62,004, a 10.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jacksonville, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.31%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.35%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.839%), and White (Hispanic) (0.826%).

None of the households in Jacksonville, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.6% of the residents in Jacksonville, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jacksonville, IL are Illinois College (323 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Jacksonville, IL was $118,900, and the homeownership rate was 72.4%.

Most people in Jacksonville, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Jacksonville, IL was 2 cars per household.

Jacksonville, IL borders St. Louis, MO-IL and Springfield, IL.

Population & Diversity

Jacksonville, IL is home to a population of 37.8k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.06% of Jacksonville, IL residents were born outside of the country (401 people).

In 2022, there were 20.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.6k people) in Jacksonville, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.63k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.27k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of Jacksonville, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jacksonville, IL was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jacksonville, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    33.6k ± 64
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.63k ± 229
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.27k ± 251
2.53%
Hispanic Population
954 people

In 2022, there were 20.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.6k people) in Jacksonville, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.63k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.27k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.53% of the people in Jacksonville, IL are hispanic (954 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Jacksonville, IL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    622,347 ± 18,890 people
  2. India
    165,336 ± 9,918 people
  3. Poland
    123,006 ± 8,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 622,347 Illinois residents, followed by India with 165,336 and Poland with 123,006.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.06%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
401 people
1.11%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
423 people

As of 2022, 1.06% of Jacksonville, IL residents (401 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jacksonville, IL was 1.11%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    989 ± 173
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    472 ± 152
  3. Korea
    286 ± 105

Jacksonville, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jacksonville, IL employs 16.5k people. The largest industries in Jacksonville, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,682 people), Manufacturing (1,861 people), and Retail Trade (1,766 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($64,025), Transportation & Warehousing ($61,434), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($60,066).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,581. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

16.5k
2022 Value
± 831
−2.29%
1 Year decline
± 7.16%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jacksonville, IL declined at a rate of −2.29%, from 16.9k employees to 16.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jacksonville, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,793 people), Management Occupations (1,493 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,428 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jacksonville, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16.5k
2022 Value
± 831
−2.29%
1 Year decline
± 7.16%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jacksonville, IL declined at a rate of −2.29%, from 16.9k employees to 16.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jacksonville, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,682 people), Manufacturing (1,861 people), and Retail Trade (1,766 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jacksonville, IL, though some of these residents may live in Jacksonville, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,276
Median earning men ± $2,957
$33,171
Median earning women ± $2,013

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($71,806), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,202), and Wholesale Trade ($60,491).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($55,375), Public Administration ($49,125), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,308).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 302
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 274
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 198
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Jacksonville, IL awarded 323 degrees. The student population of Jacksonville, IL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 480 male students and 549 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jacksonville, IL are White (263 and 85.7%), followed by Black or African American (17 and 5.54%), Hispanic or Latino (13 and 4.23%), and Two or More Races (9 and 2.93%).

The largest universities in Jacksonville, IL by number of degrees awarded are Illinois College (323 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Jacksonville, IL are General Business Administration & Management (52 and 16.1%), General Biological Sciences (29 and 8.98%), and General Psychology (22 and 6.81%).

The median tuition cost in Jacksonville, IL for private four year colleges is $35,796.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Jacksonville, IL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 77.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 9.31%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,029 (46.6% men and 53.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,029 students enrolled in Jacksonville, IL, 46.6% men and 53.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 730 records, of which 55.1% were women and 44.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 29 degrees awarded
  2. 22 degrees awarded
  3. 52 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Jacksonville, IL was General Biological Sciences with 29 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Jacksonville, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
323 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Illinois College with 323 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 147 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jacksonville, IL, which is 0.835 times less than the 176 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 263 degrees mean that there were 15.5 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 17 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($35,796) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($550) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.62M), Some college (2.15M), and Bachelors Degree (2.1M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jacksonville, IL was $118,900 in 2022, which is 0.422 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $107,300 to $118,900, a 10.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Jacksonville, IL is 72.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jacksonville, IL have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jacksonville, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Jacksonville, IL is $62,004. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Jacksonville, IL was DuPage County, IL with a value of $107,035, followed by Kendall County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $106,358 and $104,553.

Property

$118,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,637
$11,040
Median Property Taxes
±$612

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jacksonville, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Jacksonville, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.4%
Homeownership
2022
62.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.4% of the housing units in Jacksonville, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jacksonville, IL was DuPage County, IL with a value of $107,035, followed by Kendall County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $106,358 and $104,553.

The following map shows all of the counties in Jacksonville, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$62,004
Median Household Income
± $3,642
15.2k
Number of Households
± 771

In 2022, the median household income of the 15.2k households in Jacksonville, IL grew to $62,004 from the previous year's value of $56,084.

The following chart displays the households in Jacksonville, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jacksonville, IL is from Illinois.
0.477
2022 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2022, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.371% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.86%)
  3. Carpooled (6.08%)

In 2022, 83% of workers in Jacksonville, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.86%) and those who carpooled to work (6.08%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jacksonville, IL have a shorter commute time (21.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.13% of the workforce in Jacksonville, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jacksonville, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jacksonville, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jacksonville, IL (4.47k out of 35.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females < 5, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jacksonville, IL is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.6% of the population of Jacksonville, IL has health coverage, with 48.2% on employee plans, 19% on Medicaid, 15.9% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 1.14% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Illinois see 1231 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.806% decrease from the previous year (1241 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1221 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 372 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,231 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Illinois

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,231 patients per year. This represents a 0.806% decrease from the previous year (1,241 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Illinois in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.9% under 18 years, 20% between 18 and 34 years, 37.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.44%
Uninsured
48.2%
Employer Coverage
19%
Medicaid
15.9%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
1.14%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jacksonville, IL grew by 0.753% from 4.41% to 4.44%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Jacksonville, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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