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 41.16% 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 (13.70%), management occupations (10.96%), and teaching (6.78%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Jacksboro is worth considering.
Being a small city, Jacksboro does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Jacksboro with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.15% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jacksboro in 2010 was $21,070, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,280 for a family of four. However, Jacksboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Jacksboro is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 19.77% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jacksboro include German, English, Dutch, and British.
The most common language spoken in Jacksboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.