Jackson County is located in West Central Wisconsin. The County Seat is Black River Falls and the largest city is Black River Falls. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.jackson.wi.us . The 2014 population estimate is 20,652 and the 2010 census population was 20,441. The land area is 987.72 square miles and there are 20.7 persons per square mile.
88.9% of the population is White, 2.1% is Black or African American, 3.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 6.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 86.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $124,000, there are 8,112 households, an average of 2.35 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,849, the median household income is $44,149, and 16.9% of the persons in Jackson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,491. Retail sales (in $1000) were $250,989, and sales per capita were $12,662. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.1%.
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