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Jackson, CA
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Jackson profile


Living in Jackson



Jackson is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 5,113 people and two associated neighborhoods, Jackson is the 522nd largest community in California.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.46% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The citizens of Jackson are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.70% of adults in Jackson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Jackson in 2022 was $36,010, 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 $144,040 for a family of four. However, Jackson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Jackson is an extremely 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 21.42% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jackson include English, German, Italian, Irish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Jackson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.