According to the most recent Jackson County Ohio demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Jackson County depicts it has a Population 2021 of 32,531 which is the third most populous of all other counties in the greater Jackson County region. The county with the highest population in the area is Scioto County which depicts a population of 74,392 (approximately 2.3 times bigger). Figure 3 uses the Jackson County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Jackson County Ohio depicts a decline of 694 (2%).
The total Jackson County Ohio greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Jackson County depicts it has a Population Change of -2.1% which is the largest of all counties in the greater Jackson County region.
Looking at the Jackson County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Jackson County Ohio indicates it has 77 people per square mile which is the third most people per square mile of all other counties in the greater Jackson County region. The next higher in order of population density is Scioto County 57.5% larger with population density of 122. The county with the highest population density in the area is Lawrence County which depicts a people per square mile of 129 (66.9% larger). Figure 6 provides Jackson County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Jackson County depicts it has a Median Age of 39.7 which is the smallest when ranked by overall median age of all people of all the other counties in the local area. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Vinton County which shows an age of 43.4 (9.3% larger).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Jackson County population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Jackson County Ohio has the smallest proportion of people between 50 and 59 yeasr old at 12.1% of the total. Figure 9 shows the Jackson County Ohio Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Jackson County shows it has a Hispanic or Latino of 1.1% which is the third most Hispanic Population of all other counties in the greater Jackson County region.
Jackson County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Jackson County has the smallest proportion of percent divorced at 7% of the total. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Jackson County households. Jackson County depicts it has a Family Size of 3.2 which is the second smallest when sorted by average family size of all the other counties in the surrounding region. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Meigs County which depicts an average family size of 3.4 (6.4% larger).
Looking at Jackson County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Jackson County depicts it has a Married-couple family of 74% which is the second most husband and wife family percent of all the counties in the greater Jackson County region. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Gallia County which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 81% (8.8% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Jackson County shows it has a Birth Rate of 4.1% which is less than most other counties in the area. The county with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Scioto County which shows a birth rate of 6.3% (55.9% larger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has one of the largest proportions of percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 at 32% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger county being Meigs County with 36%. Second, it has the smallest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 13% of the total. Third, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 30 to 34 at 33% of the total and is ranked #1. Also, it has one of the largest proportions of percent of births to mothers aged 35 to 39 at 10% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger county being Pike County with 19%.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Jackson County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Jackson County depicts it has a Total Single People of 42% which is the smallest in terms of percent of people who are single for any reason of all the other counties in the greater region. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Meigs County which shows a percent single of 53% (24.3% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Jackson County is about 18.3% smaller. Also, benchmarked against the state of Ohio, percent of people who are single for any reason of 51%, Jackson County is about 20.6% smaller.
Jackson County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 35% of the total and is ranked #1.
Jackson County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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