Jackson Center is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 221 people and just one neighborhood, Jackson Center is the 1016th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Jackson Center is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.45% of the Jackson Center workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Jackson Center is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jackson Center who work in sales jobs (15.45%), management occupations (8.18%) and office and administrative support (7.27%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Jackson Center is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Jackson Center really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Jackson Center perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The borough 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 Center has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Jackson Center a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small borough, Jackson Center doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.