Jackson County WI Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 20,810
Daytime Population: Workers 9,022
Daytime Population: Residents 10,039
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,061
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 19,492
Population in Familes 15,520
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,318
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $51,298
Average Household Income $63,676
Per Capita Income $25,343


Total Housing Units 10,125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,851 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,173 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,101 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $136,636
Average Home Value $174,727


Total Households 8,024
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 5,311
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 0.24% 0.33%
Households 0.32% 0.38%
Families 0.2% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.75%


Jackson County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin 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 # 50 32nd
Population Density # 59 19th
Diversity Index # 13 83rd
Median Household Income # 45 39th
Per Capita Income # 62 15th

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