Jackson Springs is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 154 people and just one neighborhood, Jackson Springs is the 565th largest community in North Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Jackson Springs was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Jackson Springs economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Jackson Springs, where the median household income is .
Jackson Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Jackson Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Jackson Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Jackson Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jackson Springs is a town of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jackson Springs who work in healthcare (28.74%), architecture and engineering (23.35%), and healthcare suport services (22.75%).
Overall, Jackson Springs’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The town 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 Springs has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Jackson Springs a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Jackson Springs is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Jackson Springs isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
As is often the case in a small town, Jackson Springs doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Jackson Springs ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 0.00% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jackson Springs in 2018 was $43,862, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $175,448 for a family of four.
The people who call Jackson Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jackson Springs residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Jackson Springs include German, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, and U.S. Virgin Islander.
The most common language spoken in Jackson Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Greek and Polish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 57.9% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
One of the really interesting characteristics about the neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 1.5% of college-friendly places to live in the state of North Carolina. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.2% of all neighborhoods in America, with 43.3% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
In addition, this neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 33 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 92.2% of America.
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 96.1% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Canadian and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 9.7% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the neighborhood. More residents of the neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Jackson Springs are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 15.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 60.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 40.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.5%), and 13.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Jackson Springs, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (11.1%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (10.2%), and residents who report Scots-Irish roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Canadian ancestry (9.1%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.0%), among others. In addition, 10.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (60.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.