Jackson, Kentucky Population 2020

1,889
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Jackson is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,889, it is the 150th largest city in Kentucky and the 7819th largest city in the United States. Jackson is currently declining at a rate of -2.33% annually and its population has decreased by -15.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,231 in 2010. Jackson reached it's highest population of 2,187 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Jackson has a population density of 753 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jackson is $47,439 with a poverty rate of 34.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $381 per month, and the median house value is $95,700. The median age in Jackson is 43.7 years, 40.9 years for males, and 47.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.2 males.

Jackson Demographics

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

  • White: 99.11%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Asian: 0.30%
  • Two or more races: 0.30%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Jackson, Kentucky is 1,889, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,979.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,231.

Jackson, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,00499.11%
Two or More Races60.30%
Asian60.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.30%
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Jackson Population Pyramid 2020

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Jackson Median Age

43.7


Total

40.9


Male

47.6


Female

Jackson Adults

There are 1,679 adults, (370 of whom are seniors) in Jackson.

Jackson Age Dependency

54.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Sex Ratio

Female

1,080

53.41%

Male

942

46.59%

Jackson Households and Families

Jackson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.9%28.1%
Male68.1%31.9%
All57.8%42.2%
Female52.2%47.8%
Non Family43.6%56.4%

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8382.3157.8
Married3383.0271.9
Non Family3191.1143.6
Female1343.0552.2
Male473.2168.1

2.94

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Jackson Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1127.38%
9th to 12th Grade23615.56%
High School Graduate46130.39%
Some College30920.37%
Associates Degree1167.65%
Bachelors Degree15710.35%
Graduate Degree1268.31%
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Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4991,157277
Native American6
Multiple Races66
Asian666

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,890$30,000$25,625
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,000$30,521$23,625
Some College$24,766$31,429$23,173
Bachelors Degree$25,536$$25,357
Graduate Degree$54,821$56,964$52,857

$26,890

Average Earnings

$30,000

Average Male

$25,625

Average Female

Jackson Language

Jackson Language by Age

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Jackson Language

98.52% of Jackson residents speak only English, while 1.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Jackson Poverty

Jackson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,89764233.84%
Multiple66100.00%
Native66100.00%

34.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.01%

Male Poverty Rate

34.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson is White, with 33.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.60%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School64.26%
High School39.01%
Some College16.22%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.64%
Male Unemployed62.69%
Male Employed17.38%
Female Employed4.50%

Jackson Income

Jackson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,271$47,439
Families$43,162$54,244
Married Families$53,000-
Non Families$13,029$35,307
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Jackson Marital Status

Jackson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

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 45-54.

Jackson Marital Status by Race

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Jackson Veterans

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106

Number of Veterans

106

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam49
First Gulf War17
Second Gulf War16
Korea10
World War II5
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7436
55 to 6426
35 to 5426
75+18
18 to 34
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Jackson Veterans by Education

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13.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson Employment Status

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45.5%

Labor Force Participation

39.7%

Employment Rate

12.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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89.12%

Born in Kentucky

99.21%

Native Born

0.79%

Foreign Born

0.30%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.21% of Jackson residents were born in the United States, with 89.12% having been born in Kentucky. 0.30% 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
20201,889-45-2.33%
20191,934-45-2.27%
20181,979-37-1.84%
20172,016-45-2.18%
20162,061-32-1.53%
20152,093-3-0.14%
20142,096-29-1.36%
20132,125-17-0.79%
20122,142-30-1.38%
20112,172-15-0.69%
20102,1870.00%