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 5,101 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jackson is the 522nd largest community in California.

A relatively large number of people in Jackson telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.24% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 education level of Jackson citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.34% of adults 25 and older in Jackson have a college degree.

The per capita income in Jackson in 2018 was $31,833, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,332 for a family of four. However, Jackson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Jackson is a very 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 Black or African-American. Jackson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jackson include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

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