Jackson is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 3,234 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jackson is the 196th largest community in Minnesota.
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 professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jackson who work in office and administrative support (15.57%), teaching (8.73%), and food service (7.49%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Jackson has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Jackson a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Jackson spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.91 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of Jackson citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.32% of adults 25 and older in Jackson have a college degree.
The per capita income in Jackson in 2010 was $26,538, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,152 for a family of four. However, Jackson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Jackson include Norwegian, Czech, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Jackson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Laotian and Spanish.