Jackson, LA


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Living in Jackson

Jackson is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,788 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 service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jackson who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (13.35%), healthcare (13.04%), and office and administrative support (12.88%).

As is often the case in a small town, Jackson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

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 $9,651, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $38,604 for a family of four.

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, French , English, and Italian.

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

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