Jackson is a somewhat small town located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 10,429 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 (12.37%), food service (10.98%), and maintenance occupations (9.95%).
Overall, Jackson’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Jackson spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.32 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Despite being a small town, Jackson has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Jackson. 54.12% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Jackson in 2010 was $39,589, which is wealthy relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $158,356 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 Black or African-American. Jackson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.91% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jackson include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
Jackson also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.03%.
The most common language spoken in Jackson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.