Jacksboro is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,424 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jacksboro is the 387th largest community in Texas.
Jacksboro is a blue-collar town, with 39.99% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Jacksboro is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jacksboro who work in office and administrative support (13.66%), management occupations (7.98%), and food service (7.49%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Jacksboro has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Jacksboro has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Jacksboro than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Jacksboro may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Jacksboro doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Jacksboro have a very low rate of college education: just 9.59% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Jacksboro in 2010 was $19,136, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,544 for a family of four. However, Jacksboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Jacksboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jacksboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Jacksboro also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.61% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jacksboro include German, English, Dutch, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Jacksboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.