Jackson is a very small city located in the state of California. With a population of 4,649 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Jackson is the 519th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Jackson are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Jackson is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.85% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Jackson is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jackson who work in management occupations (12.45%), office and administrative support (10.26%), and sales jobs (9.11%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.63 minutes getting to work every day.
The population of Jackson overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Jackson, 22.57% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Jackson in 2010 was $26,443, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,772 for a family of four. However, Jackson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Jackson is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jackson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jackson residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Jackson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.14% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jackson include English, Irish, Italian, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Jackson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.