|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jacksonville is 17,816. Jacksonville, Illinois is the 2,064th largest city in the US.
Jacksonville is located entirely in Morgan County.
The peak population of Jacksonville was in 2000, when its population was 19,991. In 2000, Jacksonville was the 1,592nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,064th largest city in the US. Jacksonville is currently 10.9% smaller than it was in 2000.
Jacksonville has shrunk 10.8% since the year 2000. Jacksonville, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Jacksonville has a population density of 1,856.6 people per square mile.
|2035||East St. Louis||18,195||-42.3%|
|2058||Los Lunas, New Mexico||17,861||76.5%|
|2063||Villa Rica, Georgia||17,830||295.6%|
|2066||Hope Mills, North Carolina||17,786||45.9%|
|2067||El Reno, Oklahoma||17,774||9.6%|
The total voting age population of Jacksonville, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 15,472. The voting age population is 50.4% male and 49.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.2% of the residents of Jacksonville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jacksonville are 84.2% White, 12.0% Black, 2.6% Two or more races, 0.6% Asian, 0.4% American Indian and 0.2% Other. Additionally, 4.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jacksonville, 16.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.0%. On a per-household basis, 11.2% of families are below the poverty line in Jacksonville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.5% of Jacksonville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.5% of Jacksonville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.7% have a bachelor's degree and 5.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jacksonville residents aged 5 and older, 5.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jacksonville is 7.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jacksonville, 14.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jacksonville is $43,976.
In Jacksonville, 59.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.4% of housing units in Jacksonville.
Of all the housing units in Jacksonville, 27.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Jacksonville, 7.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 570 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jacksonville is $716.
In Jacksonville, 73.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.