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Jackson County, Indiana

Founded in 1816 and named for Andrew Jackson, hero of the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812

County Seat: Brownstown

Largest City: Seymour (2023 population: 21,666)

Population per Square Mile: 91.22

Square Miles: 509.30

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2020)46,428310.7%6,484,050
Today (2023)46,460310.7%6,862,199
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*45,822310.7%7,014,880
Percent Change 2020 to Today0.1%10 1.1%

*Projection based on 2015 Census population estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2022-2023NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-13583 4,599
Net International Migration29511 17,869
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)69180.9%7,508

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2022NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)3,223297.0%5.9%
School Age (5 to 17)8,0683317.4%17.0%
College Age (18 to 24)3,594377.8%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)11,3423124.5%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)11,8933325.7%24.5%
Seniors (65 and older)8,1803517.7%16.9%
Median Age40.0  Median Age = 38.2

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2022NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone320240.7%0.4%
Asian Alone1,310192.8%2.8%
Black Alone720361.6%10.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone81160.2%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups588401.3%2.4%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2022 (Includes detail not shown below)17,57433100.0%100.0%
Married With Children3,4573419.7%18.1%
Married Without Children5,6693432.3%29.6%
Single Parents1,354347.7%9.0%
Living Alone4,4903825.5%29.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2023 (estimate)19,45434100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2022 (includes vacant units)19,14434100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Value (2022)$161,30044  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Rent (2022)$69625  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2022/2023 Total Reported) 8,472290.8%1,124,094
Adults (25+ in 2022 ACS)31,506320.7%4,532,091
with High School diploma or higher90%47 90%
with B.A. or higher degree18.6%52 28.2%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2022$49,3796684.7%58,323
Median Household Income in 202266,0823799.0%$66,768
Poverty Rate in 202211.1%5588.8%12.5%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1812.3%7179.9%15.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202225280.6%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 20223,528300.6%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2022/20234,514250.9%511,735

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2021596290.7%79,946
Births to Teens, 202150181.3%3,845
Deaths, 2019530300.8%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2023NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force22,875310.7%3,401,387
Annual Unemployment Rate2.86884.8%3.3
April 2024 Unemployment Rate2.87482.4%3.4

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2022 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work28,651100.0%$1,733,917100.0%$60,519
Wage and Salary24,18184.4%$1,299,51274.9%$53,741
Farm Proprietors6062.1%$48,1652.8%$79,480
Nonfarm Proprietors3,86413.5%$86,5915.0%$22,410
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,6035.6%$41,6362.4%$25,974
  Arts, Ent., Recreation2000.7%$2,3670.1%$11,835
  Health Care, Social Serv.1,4004.9%$75,4634.4%$53,902
  Professional, Tech. Serv.5832.0%$28,4901.6%$48,868
  Retail Trade2,8429.9%$111,1546.4%$39,111
  Trans., Warehousing2,2998.0%$144,5348.3%$62,868
  Wholesale Trade1,4285.0%$108,0566.2%$75,669
  Other Private (not above)4,656*16.3%*$214,253*12.4%*$46,017*

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2023UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed75100.0%100.0%$21,511$7,695,489
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$40,460
5+ Family00.0%34.2%$0$1,594,777

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Jackson County

in 2023
Percent of County

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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