Jackson, California Population 2022

5,093
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Jackson is a city located in Amador County California. It is also the county seat of Amador County. With a 2020 population of 5,093, it is the 636th largest city in California and the 6506th largest city in the United States. Jackson is currently growing at a rate of 0.73% annually and its population has increased by 1.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,019 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Jackson has a population density of 1,417 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jackson is $66,370 with a poverty rate of 10.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,049 per month, and the median house value is $288,400. The median age in Jackson is 46.5 years, 40.1 years for males, and 54.9 years for females.

Jackson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jacksonwas:

  • White: 88.54%
  • Two or more races: 7.10%
  • Other race: 2.25%
  • Asian: 1.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Jackson, California is 5,093 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,019.

Jackson, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,28988.54%
Black or African American200.41%
Asian711.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.23%
Some Other Race1092.25%
Two or More Races3447.10%
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Jackson Population by Race

Jackson Population Pyramid 2022

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Jackson Median Age

47.5


Total

41.6


Male

54.7


Female

Jackson Adults

There are 4,043 adults, (1,652 of whom are seniors) in Jackson.

Jackson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

69.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Sex Ratio

Female

2,589

53.45%

Male

2,255

46.55%

Jackson Population by Age

Jackson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All60.7%39.3%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Female23.3%76.7%
Male20.3%79.7%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1332.1760.7
Married9592.8176.1
Male643.5520.3
Female2623.0423.3
Non Family8481.0957.8

2.81

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Jackson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade742.00%
9th to 12th Grade2496.73%
High School Graduate1,32135.68%
Some College1,03327.90%
Associates Degree37110.02%
Bachelors Degree51713.97%
Graduate Degree1373.70%
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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
White3,1712,899618
Asian71579
2+ Races16715021
Other Race77726
Hispanic3092776
Black1616
Islander33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.49%.

Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,150$38,984$33,164
Less Than 9th Grade$$$4,329
High School Graduate$30,435$30,163$35,139
Some College$30,625$43,269$22,475
Bachelors Degree$53,318$72,000$34,475
Graduate Degree$61,563$$61,563

$34,150

Average Earnings

$38,984

Average Male

$33,164

Average Female

Jackson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson Language by Age

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Jackson Language

89.70% of Jackson residents speak only English, while 10.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.48% of the population.

Jackson Language

Jackson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black44100.00%
White3,78246112.19%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic546356.41%

10.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.95%

Male Poverty Rate

8.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson is Hispanic, with 6.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.38%.

Jackson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.21%
High School12.33%
Some College5.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.63%

Jackson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.26%
Male Unemployed22.73%
Female Employed3.33%
Female Unemployed58.11%

Jackson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,485$67,289
Families$67,391$80,194
Married Families$69,925-
Non Families$23,966$44,218
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Income by Household Type

Jackson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jackson Marital Status by Race

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Jackson Marital Status

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520

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War115
First Gulf War14
Vietnam166
Korea84
World War II28

Jackson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3462
35 to 5456
55 to 6478
65 to 74125
75+199

Jackson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White48113.35%
Islander3100.00%
2+ Races3615.45%
Hispanic4411.83%

Jackson Veterans by Race

Jackson Veterans by Education

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2.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson Veterans by Education

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47.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

5%

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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72.48%

Born in Jackson

91.64%

Native Born

8.36%

Foreign Born

1.78%

Non Citizen

6.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.64% of Jackson residents were born in the United States, with 72.48% having been born in California. 1.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Jackson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18801,0400.00%
19102,0359952.26%
19201,601-434-2.37%
19302,0054042.28%
19402,024190.09%
19501,879-145-0.74%
19601,852-27-0.14%
19701,924720.38%
19802,3314071.94%
19903,5451,2144.28%
20003,9894441.19%
20104,6516621.55%
20114,688370.80%
20124,725370.79%
20134,762370.78%
20144,799370.78%
20154,836370.77%
20164,873370.77%
20174,910370.76%
20184,947370.75%
20194,984370.75%
20205,019350.70%
20215,056370.74%
20225,093370.73%

Jackson Population by Year