Jackson, Kentucky Population 2022

2,239
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Jackson is a city located in Breathitt County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Breathitt County. With a 2020 population of 2,239, it is the 155th largest city in Kentucky and the 10333rd largest city in the United States. Jackson is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually and its population has increased by 0.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,237 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Jackson has a population density of 893 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jackson is $47,983 with a poverty rate of 26.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $370 per month, and the median house value is $85,800. The median age in Jackson is 43.3 years, 41.6 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Jackson Demographics

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

  • White: 98.96%
  • Asian: 1.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Jackson, Kentucky is 2,239 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,237.

Jackson, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Jackson Population by Race

Jackson Population Pyramid 2022

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Jackson Median Age

42


Total

40.9


Male

42.7


Female

Jackson Adults

There are 1,793 adults, (413 of whom are seniors) in Jackson.

Jackson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Sex Ratio

Female

1,242

56.43%

Male

959

43.57%

Jackson Population by Age

Jackson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson Household Types

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson Households and Families

2.82

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Jackson Households by Type

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Jackson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

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$30,456

Average Earnings

$33,750

Average Male

$22,263

Average Female

Jackson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson Language by Age

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Jackson Language

97.68% of Jackson residents speak only English, while 2.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Jackson Language

Jackson Poverty by Race

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26.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.78%

Male Poverty Rate

24.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson is White, with 26.46% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.88%.

Jackson Poverty

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Jackson Poverty Rate by Education

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Jackson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Jackson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

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 45-54, 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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85

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Jackson Veterans by War

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Jackson Veterans by Age

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Jackson Veterans by Race

Jackson Veterans by Education

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32.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson Veterans by Education

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49.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

7.2%

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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90.50%

Born in Jackson

98.50%

Native Born

1.50%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.50% of Jackson residents were born in the United States, with 90.50% having been born in Kentucky. 1.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jackson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Jackson Population by Year