Jackson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 5,239 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jackson is the 143rd largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities, Jackson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Jackson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jackson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Jackson who work in food service (14.97%), sales jobs (14.27%), and office and administrative support (10.45%).
A relatively large number of people in Jackson telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.43% 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.
Being a small city, Jackson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Jackson, just 12.82% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Jackson in 2018 was $28,271, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,084 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jackson include Irish, English, German, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Jackson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.