Jacksonville Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Jacksonville, IL

General Jacksonville Information

State: Illinois

County: Morgan County

Close cities: Woodson, IL, Lynnville, IL, Ashland, IL, Murrayville, IL, Concord, IL, Literberry, IL, Davis, IL, South Jacksonville, IL, Arenzville, IL, Chapin, IL, Jacksonville, IL, Alexander, IL, Winchester, IL

Jacksonville Population (census data)
Total 19,319 (+1.8% since 2000)
Male 9,202 (47.6%)
Female 10,117 (52.4%)

Population Density: 1,907 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.0 (US Avg is 100)

Jacksonville Elevation: 613 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1887

Land Area: 10.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $37,787

Zip Codes: 62651, and 62650.

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Jacksonville Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • 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%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (19.6%)
  • English (13.8%)
  • United States (10.5%)
  • Irish (10.0%)
  • Dutch (2.5%)
  • Italian (2.2%)

Local Jacksonville Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Bradley University, Western Illinois University

Jacksonville School Information

High Schools
Jacksonville High School (1211 N Diamond Street, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Jacksonville School District 117 District)
Jonathan Turner Junior High School (664 Lincoln Avenue, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Jacksonville School District 117 District)
Elementary Schools
Eisenhower Elementary School (1901 W Lafayette Avenue, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Jacksonville School District 117 District)
Franklin Elementary School (352 Franklin Drive, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Jacksonville School District 117 District)
Lincoln Elementary School (320 W Independence, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Jacksonville School District 117 District)
South Jacksonville Elementary School (1700 South West Street, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Jacksonville School District 117 District)
Washington Elementary School (524 South Kosciusko, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Jacksonville School District 117 District)
Other/Private Schools
ARC (747 W Lafayette, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Brown/Cass/Morgan/Scott ROE District)
Clay Court (310 N Clay Court, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Jacksonville School District 117 District)
Educational Support Program (747 W Lafayette Avenue, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Brown/Cass/Morgan/Scott ROE District)
IL School For The Visually Impaired (658 E State Street, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Department Of Human Services District)
Illinois School For The Deaf (125 South Webster Street, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Department Of Human Services District)
Ivan K Garrison Center (936 W Michigan Avenue, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Four Rivers Special Education District District)
Jacksonville Correctional Center (2268 E Morton Avenue, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Corrections School District 428 Department Of District)
North Jacksonville School (1626 State Highway 78, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Jacksonville School District 117 District)
Walnut Court Early Years Program (110 Walnut Court, Jacksonville, IL, 62650 - Jacksonville School District 117 District)

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