Visit the "Community Health Snapshot" to explore a variety of health and quality of life indicators for Franklin, Jackson, Perry and Williamson Counties in Illinois. This dashboard, housed on the Southern Illinois Healthcare website, compares these four Southern Illinois Counties to Illinois and the United States. See how we rank against other counties.
Visit Census.gov for a list of information about Jackson County, IL. You will find information about our residents such as population demographics, language spoken in our homes, level of education, and much more. You will also find some quick facts about the businesses in our county.
Visit IDPH – Health Statistics for a variety of data gathered by the state health department.
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS) gathers information, through telephone surveys, on risk factors among adults (18 years of age and older). The BRFSS has grown to be the primary source of information on behaviors and conditions related to the leading causes of death for adults in the general population. The data is available at state level and for individual counties employing the same procedures and questions. Comparable national data is available at http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/.
The IPLAN Data System provides easy access to selected public health indicators, by county or community, for assessment and planning purposes.
IQuery is a web-based data query system for collecting and disseminating public health data.
View the Southern Illinois Cancer Report and the Southern Illinois Cancer Risk Factor Report to learn ways cancer affects Jackson County residents.
Contact JCHD Health Education Division at 618-684-3143, ext. 133, or