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Jackson, Alabama - Basic Facts

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The City of Jackson had a population of 4,846 as of July 1, 2017. Jackson ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jackson is located at latitude 31.5323 and longitude -87.8912 in Clarke County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jackson (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Clarke County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 230 feet.

The City of Jackson (GNIS ID: 2404775) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Jackson is located within Jackson Division of Clarke County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jackson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jackson: Pine Level, Republicville.

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Jackson, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,846
Daytime Population: Workers 2,385
Daytime Population: Residents 3,067
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,452
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 4,763
Population in Familes 4,020
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density2 310
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $41,439
Average Household Income $57,338
Per Capita Income $23,213


Total Housing Units 2,382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,370 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 606 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 407 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $94,305
Average Home Value $115,584


Total Households 1,975
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,360
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.04% -0.95%
Households -0.92% -0.89%
Families -0.84% -1.02%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.3%

Jackson, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 117 80th
Population Density # 229 61st
Diversity Index # 84 86th
Median Household Income # 228 61st
Per Capita Income # 182 69th

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