Jerseyville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 8,469 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Jerseyville is the 247th largest community in Illinois.
Jerseyville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jerseyville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jerseyville who work in sales jobs (15.36%), office and administrative support (14.85%), and management occupations (9.64%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Jerseyville rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.39% of adults 25 and older in Jerseyville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Jerseyville in 2010 was $25,606, which is middle income relative to Illinois, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,424 for a family of four. However, Jerseyville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Jerseyville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jerseyville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Jerseyville include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Jerseyville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.