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Jackson County, IL
The county was named for Andrew Jackson

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The county is in the Carbondale metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 58,271. This was a decrease of  -2.25% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$24,946
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jackson County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Jackson County was $23,628. This was an increase of 28.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 76% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Murphysboro

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22% of Jackson County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jackson County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Jackson County include Barrow Cemetery, Bartlett Cemetery, Beasley Cemetery, Birkner Cemetery, Boskydell Cemetery, Bostick Cemetery, Boucher Cemetery, Bower Cemetery, Buchanan Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Jackson County include Ava, Bradley, Campbell Hill, Carbondale, Carbondale, De Soto, De Soto, Degognia, Dowell, Elk ... View communities

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Colleges in Jackson County include Southern Illinois University - Carbondale ... View colleges

School districts in Jackson County include Carbondale Countymm H S District 165, Carbondale Elem Schools Dist 95, Desoto Countyns Schools District 86, Elverado C U Schools Dist 196, Giant City C C Schools Dist 130, Jackson/Perry Roe, Murphysboro C U Schools Dist 186, Trico Countymm Unit Schools District 176, Unity Point C C Schools Dist 140 ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Jackson County include Carbondale Public Library, Grand Tower Public Library, Rick Warren Memorial Public Library, Sallie Logan Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Jackson County include Southern Illinoisan ... View newspapers

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Jackson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jackson County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Jackson County include Americas Best Value, Best Inns, Comfort Inn, Days Inn Carbondale, Hampton Inn, Ramada Inn, Royal Plaza Inn Carbondale, Super 8

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