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Jackson County, IL Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Drawer 730
Murphysboro, IL 62966 www.circuitclerk.co.jackson.il.us/
Hours: 8AM-4PM, till 5:30PM Tues CST
P: 618-687-7300
Couriers: 1001 Walnut
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No juvenile or adoption records released

Jackson County, IL Vital Records

Contact the Jackson County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Jackson County
County Recorder
www.jacksoncounty-il.gov/governme...
8AM-4PM CST
Phone: 618-687-7360
Fax: 618-687-7359
Recorded Documents

Jackson County Vital Certificates

Jackson County Vital Certificates

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Jackson County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 588.12 sq mi
Population (2009): 58,103
  • Females: 49.5%
  • White: 80.5%
  • Black/African American: 13.6%
  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 3.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 77.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,524
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 5.2%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 8.4%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 22.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 85.2%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 32.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.21
Housing Units (2000): 26,844
Homeownership Rate (2000): 53.3%
Migration Flow to Jackson County, IL from (2007-2008):

Jackson County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,278,023
  • Construction: $56,721
  • Retail Trade: $97,756
  • Professional and Technical Services: $55,877
  • Healthcare: $159,163
  • Banking: $30,395
  • Retail Trade: $97,756
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $38,735
  • Manufacturing: $43,185
  • Farms: $13,213
  • Government: $584,793
Employed (2000): 28,213
Unemployed (2000): 2,411
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $27,974
Local Government Employment (2007): 0
Local Government Revenue (2007): $143,765 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $95,740 (thou. dol.)

Jackson County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 642
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.0
Deaths (2007): 467
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.0
Infant Deaths (2007): 3
  • Per 1,000 population: 4.7

Jackson County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 207
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 53
  • Aggravated Assault: 154
Property Crimes (2008): 1,478
  • Burglary: 439
  • Larceny-Theft: 996
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 43

Jackson County Genealogy Records