Jacksonville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,82022291
Median age37.637.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%44%43%
Speak English96%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%
Jacksonville, IL has a population of 19,042 and is the 2,286th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,820 per sq mi which is 719% higher than the Illinois average and 1909% higher than the national average. The median age in Jacksonville is 38 which is approximately 1% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Jacksonville, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 79% of Jacksonville residents were born in Illinois, 17% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Jacksonville is 719% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Jacksonville is 1% higher than Illinois.
  • In Jacksonville 85.30% of the population is White.
  • In Jacksonville 10.71% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Jacksonville 0.72% of the population is Asian.

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Jacksonville population breakdown by race

Black or African American10.71%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.96%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.31%5.86%4.75%
In Jacksonville, 3.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Jacksonville, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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