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Jefferson County, IL Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 1266
Mt Vernon, IL 62864 illinoissecondcircuit.info/jeffer...
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 618-244-8008
F: 618-244-8029
Couriers: 100 10th St
Mt Vernon, IL 62864
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
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Jefferson County, IL Vital Records

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Jefferson County
County Recorder
www.jeffersoncountyillinois.com/r...
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 618-244-8020 ext. 3
Recorded Documents

Jefferson County Vital Certificates

Jefferson County Vital Certificates

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Jefferson County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 570.96 sq mi
Population (2009): 39,944
  • Females: 48.7%
  • White: 89.0%
  • Black/African American: 8.8%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.7%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 87.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): -101
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.8%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 17.2%
High School Graduates (2000): 77.0%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 13.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.44
Housing Units (2000): 16,990
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.6%
Migration Flow to Jefferson County, IL from (2007-2008):

Jefferson County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $947,882
  • Construction: $33,964
  • Retail Trade: $65,931
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $43,999
  • Retail Trade: $65,931
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $27,114
  • Manufacturing: $184,030
  • Farms: $16,075
  • Government: $130,073
Employed (2000): 17,592
Unemployed (2000): 1,034
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.6%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $28,536
Local Government Employment (2007): 0
Local Government Revenue (2007): $108,529 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $20,181 (thou. dol.)

Jefferson County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 497
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.4
Deaths (2007): 434
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.8
Infant Deaths (2007): 5
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.1

Jefferson County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 0
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
Property Crimes (2008): 1
  • Burglary: 0
  • Larceny-Theft: 1
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 0

Jefferson County Genealogy Records