Jacksonville, IL Population

Population: 18,940. Estimated population in July 2020: 19,470 (+2.8% change)
Males: 9,022 (47.6%), Females: 9,918 (52.4%)

Morgan County

Zip codes: 62650.

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $33,117
Median house value: $75,200

Races in Jacksonville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.6%)
  • Black (6.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (19.6%), English (13.8%), United States (10.5%), Irish (10.0%), Dutch (2.5%), Italian (2.2%).

Elevation: 613 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jacksonville

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jacksonville city

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -549 (-2.8%).

Hospital/medical center in Jacksonville:

  • PASSAVANT AREA HOSPITAL (1600 W WALNUT ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Jacksonville:

  • THOMAS H BOYD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; CARROLLTON, IL)
  • SARAH D CULBERTSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; RUSHVILLE, IL)
  • ILLINI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 40 miles; PITTSFIELD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jacksonville:

  • CAPITAL (about 40 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 60 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • QUINCY REGIONAL-BALDWIN FIELD (about 68 miles; QUINCY, IL; Abbreviation: UIN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jacksonville:

  • JACKSONVILLE MUNI (about 3 miles; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: IJX)
  • GREATER BEARDSTOWN (about 20 miles; BEARDSTOWN, IL; Abbreviation: K06)
  • ZELMER MEMORIAL AIRPARK INC (about 28 miles; PALMYRA, IL; Abbreviation: 5K1)
Colleges/Universities in Jacksonville:

  • ILLINOIS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 892; Location: 1101 W COLLEGE AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ic.edu)
  • MACMURRAY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 706; Location: E COLLEGE AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mac.edu)
  • HEARTLAND SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (Full-time enrollment: 35; Location: 49 N CENTRAL PK PLZ; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jacksonville:

  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 44 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
  • LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; ST CHARLES, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,116)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 68 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 71 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
Public high schools in Jacksonville:

  • JACKSONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,153; Location: 1211 N DIAMOND ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JACKSONVILLE CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Students: 217; Location: 2268 E MORTON AVE; Grades: 12 – 12)
  • EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT PROGRAM (Students: 68; Location: 747 W LAFAYETTE AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Jacksonville:

  • WESTFAIR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 149; Location: 14 CLARK DRIVE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ROUTT CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 148; Location: 500 E COLLEGE; Grades: 9 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Jacksonville:

  • JONATHAN TURNER JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 586; Location: 664 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • EISENHOWER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 1901 W LAFAYETTE AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SOUTH JACKSONVILLE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 1700 S WEST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • FRANKLIN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 266; Location: 352 FRANKLIN DR; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WASHINGTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 524 S KOSCIUSKO; Grades: KG – 06)
  • ILLINOIS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF (Students: 255; Location: 125 S WEBSTER ST; Grades: PK – 12)
  • NORTH JACKSONVILLE SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 1626 STATE HWY 78; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 320 W INDEPENDENCE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • JEFFERSON SCHOOL (Students: 179; Location: 733 N CLAY ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WALNUT COURT EARLY YEARS PRGM (Students: 101; Location: 110 WALNUT COURT; Grades: PK – PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Jacksonville:

  • OUR SAVIOUR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 455 EAST STATE STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SALEM LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 126; Location: 222 E BEECHER-PO BOX 1047; Grades: PK – 8)
  • PATHWAY SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: P O BOX 400; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Library in Jacksonville:

  • JACKSONVILLE P.L. (Operating income: $532,163; Location: 201 W. COLLEGE AVE.; 96,506 books; 3,952 audio materials; 3,231 video materials; 159 serial subscriptions)

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