COUNTY POPULATION WHITE OR CAUCASIAN (alone) BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN (alone) HISPANIC OR LATINO ASIAN alone
(ILLINOIS) 12,831,587 63.7 % 14.5 % 15.8 % 4.6 %
ALEXANDER 8,238 60.9 % 35.4 % 1.9 % .2 %
FRANKLIN 39,989 97.7 % 0.3 % 1.2 % 0.3 %
JACKSON 60,218 77.8 % 14.3 % 4.0 % 0.5 %
JEFFERSON 38,826 88.4 % 8.4 % 2.1 % 0.6 %
PERRY 22,350 87.9 % 8.3 % 2.7 % 0.4 %
PULASKI 6,161 64.4% 32.4 % 1.6 % 0.2 %
UNION 17,808 94.8% 0.9 % 4.8% .3 %
WILLIAMSON 66,357 92.7 % 3.8 % 2.0 % 0.8 %

This chart shows a racial breakdown of the population in selected counties in Southern Illinois. Data is from U.S. census April 2010 population estimates, QuickFacts (https://www.census.gov/quickfacts.)

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Stephanie Esters is a reporter covering Jackson and Union counties.

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