Jackson County MN Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,158
Daytime Population: Workers 5,693
Daytime Population: Residents 4,634
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,327
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 10,048
Population in Familes 8,104
Population in Group Qrtrs 110
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $51,190
Average Household Income $69,709
Per Capita Income $30,196


Total Housing Units 4,990 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,372 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,011 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 607 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $113,695
Average Home Value $156,680


Total Households 4,383
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 2,852
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 -0.15% -0.42%
Households -0.14% -0.42%
Families -0.24% -0.49%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   3.62%


Jackson County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota 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 # 67 24th
Population Density # 66 25th
Diversity Index # 58 34th
Median Household Income # 61 31st
Per Capita Income # 22 76th

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