Jackson, Georgia Population 2021

5,559
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Jackson is a city located in Butts County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Butts County. With a 2020 population of 5,559, it is the 126th largest city in Georgia and the 4480th largest city in the United States . Jackson is currently growing at a rate of 2.96% annually and its population has increased by 10.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,045 in 2010. Jackson reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Jackson has a population density of 915 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jackson is $72,531 with a poverty rate of 28.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $750 per month, and the median house value is $119,700. The median age in Jackson is 32.6 years, 33.2 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.

Jackson Demographics

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

  • White: 52.74%
  • Black or African American: 45.23%
  • Two or more races: 1.88%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Jackson, Georgia is 5,559 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,239.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,045.

Jackson, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,66952.74%
Black or African American2,28945.23%
Two or More Races951.88%
Asian80.16%
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Jackson Population by Race

Jackson Population Pyramid $2021

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Jackson Median Age

32.6


Total

33.2


Male

32.4


Female

Jackson Adults

There are 3,775 adults, (743 of whom are seniors) in Jackson.

Jackson Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Sex Ratio

Female

2,541

50.21%

Male

2,520

49.79%

Jackson Population by Age

Jackson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female6.1%93.9%
Non Family28.9%71.1%
All47.9%52.1%
Male77.2%22.8%
Married94.7%5.3%

47.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7992.5947.9
Non Family6581.2528.9
Married5313.1994.7
Female4263.646.1
Male1843.2677.2

3.19

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Jackson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1303.88%
9th to 12th Grade61418.31%
High School Graduate1,58147.14%
Some College47614.19%
Associates Degree1233.67%
Bachelors Degree3079.15%
Graduate Degree1233.67%
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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
White1,7841,416361
Black1,4441,09248
Hispanic706021
2+ Races5642

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 85.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 30.00%.

Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,128$31,323$19,111
Less Than 9th Grade$21,109$27,940$20,139
High School Graduate$30,441$31,390$15,302
Some College$27,985$30,403$27,730
Bachelors Degree$40,110$37,283$
Graduate Degree$83,875$$84,125

$30,128

Average Earnings

$31,323

Average Male

$19,111

Average Female

Jackson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson Language by Age

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Jackson Language

96.08% of Jackson residents speak only English, while 3.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Jackson Language

Jackson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,1281,03048.40%
White2,37824710.39%
Multiple951414.74%
Hispanic451226.67%

28.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.57%

Male Poverty Rate

31.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson is Black, with 48.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson is White, with 10.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.20%.

Jackson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.23%
High School26.21%
Some College22.39%
Bachelors or Greater15.51%

Jackson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed55.71%
Female Unemployed48.48%
Female Employed20.25%
Male Employed6.52%

Jackson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,612$72,531
Families$42,993$72,623
Married Families$47,386-
Non Families$30,094$69,278
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Income by Household Type

Jackson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.4%

Male Marriage Rate

29.4%

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 35-44, 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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328

Number of Veterans

323

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam166
First Gulf War88
Korea39
Second Gulf War19
World War II10

Jackson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+121
35 to 5493
55 to 6470
65 to 7443
18 to 341

Jackson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1939.42%
Black1217.42%
2+ Races1414.74%
Hispanic1217.14%

Jackson Veterans by Race

Jackson Veterans by Education

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10.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

9.4%

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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82.08%

Born in Jackson

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

2.45%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.21% of Jackson residents were born in the United States, with 82.08% having been born in Georgia. 2.45% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,5591602.96%
20205,3991603.05%
20195,2391603.15%
20185,079-2-0.04%
20175,081791.58%
20165,002811.65%
20154,921310.63%
20144,8901092.28%
20134,781-158-3.20%
20124,939-98-1.95%
20115,037-35-0.69%
20105,0721,1382.57%
20003,934-142-0.35%
19904,076-57-0.14%
19804,1333550.90%
19703,7781,2334.03%
19602,5450.00%

Jackson Population by Year