Jersey County

Jersey County, Illinois

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

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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Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Because of its many protected natural areas, hilly karst topography, and riverside bluffs, the southwestern half of Jersey County, Il linois is a mosaic of forested ravines and upland agriculture, boasting nearly twice as much contiguous forest (proportionately) as the rest of the state (Joselyn & Brown 1996; Krohe 1997).
Katz, 72, a former co-owner of the New Jersey Nets and New Jersey Devils, had gone to Massachusetts on May 31 to attend an education-related event at the Concord home of historian Doris Kearns Goodwin with three friends who also died in the crash in nearby Bedford: Anne Leeds, a 74-year-old retired preschool teacher; Marcella Dalsey, the director of Katz's son's foundation; and Susan Asbell, 67, the wife of a former New Jersey county prosecutor.

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