Jackson County, AR Demographics

The total population of Jackson County is estimated to be 16,784 with 8,419 males (50.16%) and 8,365 females (49.84%). There are 54 less females than males in Jackson County.
The median household income in Jackson County was $42,322 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 607(1.41%) from $42,929 in 2020. This income is 56.73% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Jackson County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $47,628. Overall, the median household income for the county of Jackson County stands at $42,322.
In Jackson County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $29,371 for males and $16,908 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $46,974 for males and $38,043 for females.
In Jackson County, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $46,694, followed by Two or More Races households at $35,204, and Black or African American households with a median household income of $32,862.
In 2022, the population of Jackson County was 16,624, a 0.93% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Jackson County's population was 16,780, an increase of 0.15% compared to a population of 16,755 in 2020.
The median age in Jackson County, AR is 40.4, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.81% were under the age of 15, 18.86% aged 15 to 29, 46.61% aged 30 to 64, 15.94% aged 65 to 84, and 1.78% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Jackson County population: 76.61% are White, 10.89% are Black or African American, 0.04% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.05% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.25% are some other race and 12.16% are multiracial.