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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jackson is 5,622. Jackson, Georgia is the 4,492nd largest city in the US.
The current population of Jackson (5,622) is it's peak population.
Jackson has grown 39.5% since the 2000. Jackson, Georgia is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 78% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
The total voting age population of Jackson, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,651. The voting age population is 50.6% male and 49.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.7% of the residents of Jackson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jackson are 52.7% White, 45.2% Black, 1.9% Two or more races and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 1.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jackson, 28.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 33.8%. On a per-household basis, 13.1% of families are below the poverty line in Jackson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.0% of Jackson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.8% of Jackson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.8% have a bachelor's degree and 3.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jackson residents aged 5 and older, 3.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jackson is 9.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jackson, 9.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jackson is $40,612.
In Jackson, 47.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 52.1% of housing units in Jackson.
Of all the housing units in Jackson, 18.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Jackson, 21.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 460 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jackson is $750.
In Jackson, 57.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.