Jackson County MI Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

Jackson County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 161,017
Daytime Population: Workers 63,214
Daytime Population: Residents 86,102
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 149,316
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 151,749
Population in Familes 121,731
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,268
Population Density2 230
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $49,926
Average Household Income $63,458
Per Capita Income $24,901


Total Housing Units 70,507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44,354 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,343 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,810 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $136,351
Average Home Value $170,127


Total Households 61,697
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 40,950
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.07% 0.15%
Households 0.21% 0.22%
Families 0.01% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.57%


Jackson County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 13 86th
Population Density # 16 82nd
Diversity Index # 23 73rd
Median Household Income # 24 72nd
Per Capita Income # 41 52nd

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