Jacksons Gap, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Jacksons Gap, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Jacksons' Gap had a population of 879 as of July 1, 2015. Jacksons Gap ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jacksons Gap is located at latitude 32.884 and longitude -85.815 in Tallapoosa County. 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. Tallapoosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 640 feet.

The Town of Jacksons' Gap (GNIS ID: 2405902) 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 Jacksons Gap 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 Jacksons Gap: Jacksons' Gap.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 879
Population in Households 879
Population in Familes 745
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 103
Diversity Index2 33
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 354
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 257
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 407 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $82,530
Average Home Value $142,482
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,211
Average Household Income $52,847
Per Capita Income $21,654
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.15% 0.72%
Households 1.29% 0.83%
Families 2.39% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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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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, 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 # 323 44th
Population Density1 # 466 20th
Diversity Index2 # 307 47th
Median Household Income # 267 54th
Per Capita Income # 185 68th

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