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.
Mount Jackson is a blue-collar town, with 45.27% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Mount Jackson is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Jackson who work in sales jobs (10.41%), office and administrative support (8.43%), and maintenance occupations (6.14%).
Residents will find that the town 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, Mount Jackson is worth considering.
In Mount Jackson, just 12.37% 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 $18,495, which is low income relative to Virginia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,980 for a family of four.
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 28.47% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mount Jackson include Irish, English, European, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Mount Jackson's cultural character, accounting for 20.97% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Mount Jackson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.