Jackson County, MI Demographics

The total population of Jackson County is estimated to be 160,637 with 82,776 males (51.53%) and 77,861 females (48.47%). There are 4,915 less females than males in Jackson County.
The median household income in Jackson County was $62,418 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 649(1.05%) from $61,769 in 2020. This income is 83.66% 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 $73,289. Overall, the median household income for the county of Jackson County stands at $59,059.
In Jackson County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $40,515 for males and $28,429 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $54,833 for males and $47,625 for females.
In Jackson County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $96,552, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $34,375.
In 2022, the population of Jackson County was 160,066, a 0.12% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Jackson County's population was 160,266, an increase of 0.03% compared to a population of 160,225 in 2020.
The median age in Jackson County, MI is 41.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.74% were under the age of 15, 18.93% aged 15 to 29, 45.63% aged 30 to 64, 15.49% aged 65 to 84, and 2.21% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Jackson County population: 85.72% are White, 7.75% are Black or African American, 0.27% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.80% are Asian, 0.01% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.55% are some other race and 4.90% are multiracial.