Jackson County AL Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 53,404
Daytime Population: Workers 18,186
Daytime Population: Residents 32,109
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 50,295
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 52,807
Population in Familes 44,397
Population in Group Qrtrs 597
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $37,850
Average Household Income $51,180
Per Capita Income $20,783


Total Housing Units 25,249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,741 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,704 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,804 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $110,681
Average Home Value $149,674


Total Households 21,445
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 14,946
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 0.05% -0.13%
Households -0.04% -0.19%
Families -0.24% -0.31%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.37%


Jackson County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 26 63rd
Population Density # 33 52nd
Diversity Index # 61 10th
Median Household Income # 33 52nd
Per Capita Income # 35 49th

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