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Jacksons Gap, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Jacksons' Gap is an incorporated place (Class Code C4) located in Tallapoosa County at latitude 32.884 and longitude -85.815. Tallapoosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 640 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Jacksons' Gap, but most people and references simply refer to it as Jacksons Gap, Alabama.

The C4 Census Class Code for Jacksons Gap indicates a an active incorporated place with an alternate official common name.. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Jacksons' Gap (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jacksons Gap: Jacksons' Gap.

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Jacksons Gap, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 871
Population in Households 871
Population in Familes 740
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 102
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 351
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 257
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 274 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $89,865
Average Home Value $146,168


Median Household Income $35,990
Average Household Income $50,399
Per Capita Income $20,603
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.2% 0.68%
Households 1.39% 0.73%
Families 2.96% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.


Jacksons Gap, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jacksons Gap to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 324 44th
Population Density1 # 468 19th
Diversity Index2 # 309 47th
Median Household Income # 332 43rd
Per Capita Income # 198 66th

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