Jackson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 4,983 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jackson is the 143rd largest community in Georgia.
Jackson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jackson is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Jackson who work in maintenance occupations (11.17%), healthcare (8.11%), and office and administrative support (7.57%).
Being a small city, Jackson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Jackson with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.83% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jackson in 2010 was $16,778, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,112 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 English, German, Scottish, and Northern European.
The most common language spoken in Jackson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hebrew.