Jackson County MI Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

Jackson County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 159,671
Population in Households 150,837
Population in Familes 119,976
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,834
Population Density1 228
Diversity Index2 30


Median Household Income $51,071
Average Household Income $65,860
Per Capita Income $25,928


Total Housing Units 69,804 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44,491 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,002 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,311 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $148,133
Average Home Value $184,259


Total Households 61,493
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 40,697
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.04% -0.06%
Households 0.14% 0.04%
Families -0.07% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   3.69%


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, 2018 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 # 14 84th
Population Density # 16 82nd
Diversity Index # 23 73rd
Median Household Income # 25 71st
Per Capita Income # 34 60th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.