Jackson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 5,083 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 sales jobs (14.86%), office and administrative support (11.36%), and management occupations (10.19%).
Jackson is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Jackson isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 97.26% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Being a small city, Jackson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Jackson, just 12.27% 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 2010 was $23,774, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,096 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Jackson include Irish, German, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Jackson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.