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Jackson, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Jackson had a population of 5,070 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jackson: Pine Level, Republicville.

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Jackson, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 5,070
Population in Households 4,987
Population in Familes 4,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density1 324
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 2,071
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,430
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,471 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 600 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 355 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $91,813
Average Home Value $109,024


Median Household Income $43,220
Average Household Income $58,703
Per Capita Income $23,652
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.41%
Households -0.37% -0.28%
Families -0.21% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Jackson, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 114 80th
Population Density1 # 222 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 78 86th
Median Household Income # 169 71st
Per Capita Income # 115 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.