Jackson, Alabama Population 2021

4,498
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Jackson is a city located in Clarke County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 4,498, it is the 110th largest city in Alabama and the 5075th largest city in the United States . Jackson is currently declining at a rate of -1.58% annually and its population has decreased by -13.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,228 in 2010. Jackson reached it's highest population of 6,073 in 1980. Spanning over 16 miles, Jackson has a population density of 288 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jackson is $55,040 with a poverty rate of 23.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $569 per month, and the median house value is $122,300. The median age in Jackson is 43.8 years, 44.7 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Jackson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jackson was:

  • Black or African American: 51.33%
  • White: 48.09%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Two or more races: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Jackson, Alabama is 4,498 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,714.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,228.

Jackson, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,45451.33%
White2,29948.09%
Asian240.50%
Two or More Races40.08%
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Jackson Population by Race

Jackson Population Pyramid $2021

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Jackson Median Age

43.8


Total

44.7


Male

43.1


Female

Jackson Adults

There are 3,810 adults, (1,001 of whom are seniors) in Jackson.

Jackson Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Sex Ratio

Female

2,680

56.06%

Male

2,101

43.94%

Jackson Population by Age

Jackson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.3%13.7%
All64.8%35.2%
Female48.3%51.7%
Non Family39.2%60.8%

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7752.6264.8
Married8523.2186.3
Non Family6631.0439.2
Female2014.4448.3
Male595.83100

3.48

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Jackson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2336.97%
9th to 12th Grade39111.70%
High School Graduate1,35840.65%
Some College57217.12%
Associates Degree2226.64%
Bachelors Degree3189.52%
Graduate Degree2477.39%
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Jackson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7781,643477
Black1,5481,05987
Asian11111
2+ Races44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.83%.

Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,284$44,075$25,769
Less Than 9th Grade$30,605$30,840$15,833
High School Graduate$37,500$53,068$12,481
Some College$40,234$41,314$26,912
Bachelors Degree$35,741$$32,017
Graduate Degree$105,735$128,000$

$36,284

Average Earnings

$44,075

Average Male

$25,769

Average Female

Jackson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson Language by Age

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Jackson Language

99.60% of Jackson residents speak only English, while 0.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.

Jackson Language

Jackson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,39785535.67%
White2,23224911.16%
Asian2214.55%

23.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.89%

Male Poverty Rate

25.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson is Black, with 35.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson is Asian, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.76%.

Jackson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.51%
High School23.90%
Some College11.00%
Bachelors or Greater10.09%

Jackson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed89.14%
Male Unemployed21.18%
Female Employed5.55%
Male Employed0.82%

Jackson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,651$55,040
Families$58,370$71,647
Married Families$68,396-
Non Families$16,583$27,188
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Income by Household Type

Jackson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson Married by Age and Sex

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Jackson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jackson Marital Status by Race

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Jackson Marital Status

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202

Number of Veterans

177

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War39
Korea33
First Gulf War22
Vietnam21
World War II11

Jackson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+89
35 to 5439
55 to 6432
65 to 7421
18 to 3421

Jackson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1165.99%
Black864.63%

Jackson Veterans by Race

Jackson Veterans by Education

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3.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson Veterans by Education

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46.8%

Labor Force Participation

40.2%

Employment Rate

14.1%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson Employment by Age

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Jackson Employment by Race

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Jackson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.61%

Born in Jackson

99.50%

Native Born

0.50%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.50% of Jackson residents were born in the United States, with 86.61% having been born in Alabama. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jackson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,498-72-1.58%
20204,570-72-1.55%
20194,642-72-1.53%
20184,714-51-1.07%
20174,765-73-1.51%
20164,838-85-1.73%
20154,923-47-0.95%
20144,970-69-1.37%
20135,039-21-0.42%
20125,060-101-1.96%
20115,161-48-0.92%
20105,209-210-0.39%
20005,419-400-0.71%
19905,819-254-0.43%
19806,0731160.19%
19705,9579981.85%
19604,9591,8874.91%
19503,0720.00%

Jackson Population by Year