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 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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Jackson who work in office and administrative support (14.86%), sales jobs (9.55%), and management occupations (9.31%).
As is often the case in a small city, Lake Jackson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Lake Jackson citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.58% of adults in Lake Jackson have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lake Jackson in 2010 was $32,589, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,356 for a family of four. However, Lake Jackson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lake Jackson is a somewhat 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 23.17% 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.