Jersey County

Jersey County, Illinois

200 N Lafayette St Suite 1
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: (618) 498-5571
Fax: (618) 498-7721
www.jerseycounty.org

In west-central IL northwest of Alton; organized Feb 28, 1839 from Greene County. Name Origin: For the state of NJ

Area (sq mi):: 377.02 (land 369.16; water 7.86) Population per square mile: 60.80
Population 2005: 22,456 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 3.60%; 1990-2000 5.50% Population 2000: 21,668 (White 97.60%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 37.30
Income 2000: per capita $19,581; median household $42,065; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,045-$26,363
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 28.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Major organization : JERSEY COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY
Headquartered in Freehold, New Jersey, New Jersey Community Bank is a state-chartered commercial bank that operates two full-service banking offices in the central New Jersey county of Monmouth.
Jersey County Rural Water, Fosterburg Water District, Brighton and Forest Homes-Maple Park are wholesale customers.
The auction saw the best turnout ever for a New Jersey county seniors housing sale and the assets sold at a 100 percent premium to two separate buyers.
HISTORIC Cork hurlers stand for National Anthem before facing Kilkenny wearing same jersey county wore 100 years ago to commemorate anniversary of 1916 Easter Rising
8 Fred Wedemeier harvested this 161-inch Jersey County, Illinois, buck on Nov, 6, 2010, with a 6-yard shot from his Reflex bow.
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The green tree frog (Hyla cinerea) is reported from Stump Lake in Jersey County, Illinois, 110 km north of the previous northernmost record in Illinois.
The Jersey County Star tied for third in Best Local News Coverage, third for Best Editorial Page, and third for Advertising Excellence.
Our New Jersey county lost 158 people on September 11, that crystal-clear morning when two jets smacked into the World Trade Center.
About 100,000 Koreans live in the northern New Jersey county near New York City, most of them recent immigrants who don't speak fluent English.

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