Jackson Heights, North Carolina Population 2024

989

Jackson Heights is a city located in Jones County and Lenoir County North Carolina. Jackson Heights has a 2024 population of 989. Jackson Heights is currently growing at a rate of 5.32% annually and its population has increased by 38.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 714 in 2020.

The average household income in Jackson Heights is $51,491 with a poverty rate of 13.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Jackson Heights is 59.1 years, 54.5 years for males, and 59.5 years for females.

Jackson Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 78.4%
  • Black or African American: 9.45%
  • Two or more races: 6.97%
  • Other race: 5.17%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
680.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
38.52% (275)
The current population of Jackson Heights, North Carolina is 989 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 714.

Jackson Heights, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White69778.4%
Black or African American849.45%
Two or more races626.97%
Other race465.17%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jackson Heights Population by Race

Jackson Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Jackson Heights Median Age

59.1

Total

54.5

Male

59.5

Female

Jackson Heights Adults

There are 722 adults, (217 of whom are seniors) in Jackson Heights.

Jackson Heights Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

43

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Heights Sex Ratio

Female40445.44%
Male48554.56%

Jackson Heights Population by Age

Jackson Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3722.3976.923.1
Married2192.3478.521.5
Non Family891.4756.243.8
Female503.81000
Male1441000

2.68

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jackson Heights Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade547.57%
High School Graduate31744.46%
Some College16322.86%
Associates Degree17925.11%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Jackson Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6035490
2+ Races62620
Black48480

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 0%.

Jackson Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$34,449$34,767$31,397
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$34,004$33,856$0
Some College$35,248$35,538$25,385
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$34,449

Average Earnings

$34,767

Average Male

$31,397

Average Female

Jackson Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jackson Heights Language

100% of Jackson Heights residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Jackson Heights Language

Jackson Heights Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6977811.19%
Other4646100%
Hispanic4646100%

13.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.99%

Male Poverty Rate

15.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson Heights is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson Heights is White, with 11.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.63%.

Jackson Heights Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.44%
High School4.1%
Some College3.8%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Jackson Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Jackson Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$36,927$51,491
Families-$58,051
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$30,634

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jackson Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jackson Heights 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 55-64.

Jackson Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jackson Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

41

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam27
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War12
Korea0
World War II0

Jackson Heights Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+15
55 to 6414
65 to 7412
18 to 340
35 to 540

Jackson Heights Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White416.7%

Jackson Heights Veterans by Race

Jackson Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

36.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.7%

Born in Jackson Heights

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Jackson Heights residents were born in the United States, with 84.7% having been born in North Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Jackson Heights Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024989505.32%
2023939505.62%
2022889505.96%
202183912517.51%
2020714202.88%
2019694-45-6.09%
201873916829.42%
2017571-309-35.11%
2016880425.01%
201583810.12%
2014837557.03%
2013782-246-23.93%
20121,02820524.91%
2011823-318-27.87%
20101,14100%

Jackson Heights Population by Year