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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jackson is 2,208. Jackson, Kentucky is the 7,246th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Jackson was in 2000, when its population was 2,546. In 2000, Jackson was the 6,448th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,246th largest city in the US. Jackson is currently 13.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
Jackson has shrunk 13.2% since the year 2000. Jackson, Kentucky's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Jackson, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,690. The voting age population is 45.2% male and 54.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.7% of the residents of Jackson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jackson are 98.8% White, 0.9% Asian and 0.3% American Indian.
In Jackson, 30.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 44.8%. On a per-household basis, 23.9% of families are below the poverty line in Jackson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 45.8% of Jackson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.9% of Jackson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.7% have a bachelor's degree and 10.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jackson residents aged 5 and older, 2.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jackson is 11.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jackson, 31.5% 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 $30,898.
In Jackson, 59.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.4% of housing units in Jackson.
Of all the housing units in Jackson, 5.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Jackson, 15.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 150 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jackson is $550.
In Jackson, 73.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.