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Where is Jackson County, Illinois?

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Jackson County is a county equivalent area found in Illinois, USA. The county government of Jackson is found in the county seat of Murphysboro.

With a total 1,560.16 sq. km of land and water area, Jackson County, Illinois is the 1733rd largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 59,677 people, Jackson County has a total 28501 households earning 33479 on average per year.

Jackson County, Illinois - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 17077
Area Codes 618
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Carbondale (population: 34,603), Murphysboro (population: 15,568), De Soto (population: 2,804), Makanda (population: 2,257), Ava (population: 2,158), Elkville (population: 1,588), Campbell Hill (population: 990), Vergennes (population: 753), Grand Tower (population: 705), Gorham (population: 443)
Land Area 23,041 sq miles
Water Area 584 sq miles
Household Income $33,479
Housing Units 28,501
Median Home Value $100,600
High School Grads 90% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 35% of population
Retail Spending $11,751 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $108,315 per capita
Universities and Colleges Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.