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Where is Jersey County, Illinois?

location of Jersey county on a map

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

With a total 976.76 sq. km of land and water area, Jersey County, Illinois is the 2666th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 22,571 people, Jersey County has a total 9991 households earning 53954 on average per year.

Jersey County, Illinois - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 17083
Area Codes 618
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Jerseyville (population: 12,864), Brighton (population: 6,583), Grafton (population: 1,971), Elsah (population: 1,262), Medora (population: 1,200), Dow (population: 1,125), Fieldon (population: 959), Fidelity (population: 112)
Land Area 8,715 sq miles
Water Area 369 sq miles
Household Income $53,954
Housing Units 9,991
Median Home Value $117,900
High School Grads 88% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 16% of population
Retail Spending $11,186 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $26,668 per capita
Universities and Colleges Principia College

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.