Mount Jackson, VA


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Mount Jackson is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,042 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mount Jackson is the 214th largest community in Virginia.

When you are in Mount Jackson, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 42.99% of Mount Jackson’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Mount Jackson is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Jackson who work in sales jobs (13.13%), office and administrative support (9.35%), and maintenance occupations (5.87%).

The town 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, Mount Jackson has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mount Jackson a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Mount Jackson, just 11.81% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Mount Jackson in 2010 was $17,444, which is low income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,776 for a family of four. However, Mount Jackson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Mount Jackson is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mount Jackson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mount Jackson residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Mount Jackson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 34.09% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mount Jackson include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Mount Jackson's cultural character, accounting for 22.33% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Mount Jackson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.

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