Jackson, MO
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Jackson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 14,869 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Jackson is the 55th largest community in Missouri.

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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jackson who work in office and administrative support (14.05%), management occupations (10.82%), and sales jobs (9.28%).

The citizens of Jackson are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.99% of adults in Jackson having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Jackson in 2010 was $23,743, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,972 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jackson include Irish, English, Dutch, and French .

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