Lake Jackson is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 27,533 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Lake Jackson is the 102nd largest community in Texas.
Lake Jackson real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Lake Jackson house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Lake Jackson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lake Jackson is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Jackson who work in office and administrative support (13.66%), management occupations (10.29%), and sales jobs (8.67%).
Lake Jackson is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Lake Jackson is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.18% of adults in Lake Jackson have a college degree.
The per capita income in Lake Jackson in 2010 was $35,318, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,272 for a family of four. However, Lake Jackson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lake Jackson is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lake Jackson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake Jackson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lake Jackson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.05% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lake Jackson include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Lake Jackson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.