Jackson, Georgia Population 2020

5,243

Jackson is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 5,243, it is the 129th largest city in Georgia and the 4616th largest city in the United States. Jackson is currently growing at a rate of 1.55% annually and its population has increased by 3.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,045 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Jackson has a population density of 863 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jackson is $64,818 with a poverty rate of 28.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $680 per month, and the median house value is $91,100. The median age in Jackson is 31.6 years, 31.7 years for males, and 30.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males.

Jackson Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 49.41%
  • White: 48.33%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Jackson, Georgia is 5,243, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,083.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,045.

Jackson, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,47049.41%
White2,41648.33%
Two or More Races931.86%
Asian200.40%

Jackson Population Pyramid 2020

Jackson Median Age

31.6


Total

31.7


Male

30.6


Female

Jackson Adults

There are 3,742 adults, (753 of whom are seniors) in Jackson.

Jackson Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Sex Ratio

Female

2,635

52.71%

Male

2,364

47.29%

Jackson Households and Families

Jackson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jackson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97.7%2.3%
Male70.2%29.8%
All52.5%47.5%
Non Family35.5%64.5%
Female18.2%81.8%

52.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7542.6552.5
Non Family5601.3335.5
Married5113.397.7
Female4953.3218.2
Male1883.0670.2

3.13

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

18.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1293.93%
9th to 12th Grade57317.45%
High School Graduate1,51546.13%
Some College54516.60%
Associates Degree1193.62%
Bachelors Degree2778.43%
Graduate Degree1263.84%

Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6261,371340
Black1,5171,07840
Hispanic817323
Multiple Races4040
Asian2020

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 hispanic people with a rate of 28.40%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,600$31,727$17,969
Less Than High School$$28,347$13,952
High School Grad$31,016$31,557$16,463
Some College$27,905$35,439$18,533
Bachelors Degree$41,523$42,648$
Graduate Degree$68,333$$82,750

$30,600

Average Earnings

$31,727

Average Male

$17,969

Average Female

Jackson Language

Jackson Language by Age

Jackson Language

96.40% of Jackson residents speak only English, while 3.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.13% of the population.

Jackson Poverty

Jackson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,3611,04344.18%
White2,11024011.37%
Hispanic672232.84%

28.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.64%

Male Poverty Rate

33.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson is Black, with 44.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson is White, with 11.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.19%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.57%
Some College25.60%
High School22.46%
Bachelors or Greater11.63%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.31%
Female Employed24.01%
Female Unemployed15.28%
Male Employed5.59%

Jackson Income

Jackson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,663$64,818
Families$42,840$56,127
Married Families$69,125-
Non Families$30,603$79,930

Jackson Marital Status

Jackson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.4%

Male Marriage Rate

27.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson Married by Age and Sex

Jackson Marriage

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

Jackson Marital Status by Race

Jackson Veterans

337

Number of Veterans

332

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam155
First Gulf War107
Korea43
World War II11
Second Gulf War1
Age Group Veterans
75+125
35 to 54111
55 to 6466
65 to 7434
18 to 341
Name Veterans % of Total
White22711.70%
Black1106.51%
Hispanic2227.16%

$Jackson Veterans by Education

5.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson Employment Status

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.94%

Born in Georgia

97.28%

Native Born

2.72%

Foreign Born

2.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.28% of Jackson residents were born in the United States, with 84.94% having been born in Georgia. 2.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,243801.55%
20195,163801.57%
20185,08340.08%
20175,079801.60%
20164,999821.67%
20154,917330.68%
20144,8841062.22%
20134,778-155-3.14%
20124,933-95-1.89%
20115,028-35-0.69%
20105,0631,1292.56%
20003,934-142-0.35%
19904,076-57-0.14%
19804,1333550.90%
19703,7781,2334.03%
19602,5450.00%