Jackson is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,725 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jackson is the 108th largest community in Louisiana.
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 town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jackson who work in office and administrative support (16.58%), management occupations (15.85%), and sales jobs (15.12%).
Jackson is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Jackson have a very low rate of college education: just 6.57% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Jackson in 2010 was $7,575, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $30,300 for a family of four. However, Jackson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Jackson also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.60% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Jackson is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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, African, French, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Jackson is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.