According to the most recent Jackson County Oregon demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Jackson County shows it has a Population 2021 of 221,662 which is at the top of all other counties in the metropolitan area. 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 Oregon depicts an increase of 18,456 (9%).
The total Jackson County Oregon 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 9.1% which is is the uppermost of the counties in the metro area.
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 Oregon shows it has 80 people per square mile which is the largest of all counties in the greater Jackson County region. The next lower population density is Josephine County approximately three-fourths the size with population density of 53. 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 42.4 which is less than most other counties in the local area. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Curry County which depicts an age of 56.2 (32.5% larger). Figure 9 shows the Jackson County Oregon Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Jackson County shows it has a Hispanic or Latino of 13.7% 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 6% 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 shows it has a Family Size of 3.1 which is the third most average family size of all other counties in the greater Jackson County region. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Del Norte County which depicts an average family size of 3.3 (7.0% 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 shows it has a Married-couple family of 77% which is the third most husband and wife family percent of all other 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 Curry County which shows a husband and wife family percent of 81% (only about 5.0% 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 6.0% which is the third most percent of women who have given birth of all other counties in the greater Jackson County region. The county with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Curry County which shows a birth rate of 11.3% (about twice as large). 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 22% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger county being Douglas County with 34%.
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 48% which is in the intermediate range of other counties in the greater region. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Del Norte County which shows a percent single of 55% (15.1% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Jackson County is only about 5.1% smaller. Also, measured against the state of Oregon, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, Jackson County is only about 3.6% 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 2000 to 2009 at 29% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the second smallest when sorted by percent of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 of all the other counties in the area in order of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 24% of the total. Third, it has the smallest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 19% of the total.
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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Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
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