Jackson, CA

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Living in Jackson

Jackson is a very small city located in the state of California. With a population of 5,019 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Jackson is the 519th largest community in California.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Jackson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jackson is a city of service providers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Jackson who work in management occupations (18.57%), sales jobs (9.72%), and office and administrative support (9.45%).

Also of interest is that Jackson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.84% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

In terms of college education, Jackson is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.98% of adults 25 and older in Jackson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Jackson in 2018 was $31,323, 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 $125,292 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 10.57% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jackson include German, English, Irish, European, and Italian.

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

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