Jackson, WY

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Jackson is a somewhat small town located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 10,532 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Jackson is the tenth largest community in Wyoming.

Jackson home prices are not only among the most expensive in Wyoming, but Jackson real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns, Jackson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Jackson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jackson is a town of service providers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jackson who work in management occupations (14.13%), food service (12.46%), and office and administrative support (8.21%).

Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.05 minutes getting to work every day.

In Jackson, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Jackson is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Jackson is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.67% of adults in Jackson have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Jackson in 2010 was $39,350, which is wealthy relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $157,400 for a family of four. However, Jackson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Jackson is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Jackson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jackson residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Jackson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.30% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jackson include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Jackson's cultural character, accounting for 15.66% of the town’s population.

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

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