Jackson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,243 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Jackson is the 229th largest community in Ohio. Jackson has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jackson who work in teaching (15.10%), office and administrative support (14.50%), and sales jobs (10.65%).
The population of Jackson overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Jackson, 23.04% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Jackson in 2010 was $21,470, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,880 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, Welsh, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Jackson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.