Jackson, Louisiana Population 2021

3,710
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Jackson is a city located in East Feliciana Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 3,710, it is the 76th largest city in Louisiana and the 5613th largest city in the United States . Jackson is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -3.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,842 in 2010. Jackson reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Jackson has a population density of 831 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jackson is $40,572 with a poverty rate of 44.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $627 per month, and the median house value is $84,500. The median age in Jackson is 38.7 years, 38.4 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Jackson Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 59.93%
  • White: 37.25%
  • Native American: 1.19%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jackson, Louisiana is 3,710 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,728.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,842.

Jackson, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,02159.93%
White1,87837.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native601.19%
Two or More Races541.07%
Some Other Race280.56%
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Jackson Population by Race

Jackson Population Pyramid $2021

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Jackson Median Age

38.7


Total

38.4


Male

44.2


Female

Jackson Adults

There are 4,538 adults, (392 of whom are seniors) in Jackson.

Jackson Age Dependency

21.6

Age Dependency Ratio

9.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Sex Ratio

Female

1,050

20.83%

Male

3,991

79.17%

Jackson Population by Age

Jackson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female32.5%67.5%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
All68.9%31.1%
Married87.5%12.5%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7502.3268.9
Married3593.1687.5
Non Family2621.0461.8
Female1262.5832.5
Male330

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Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Jackson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3288.00%
9th to 12th Grade1,17228.59%
High School Graduate1,78943.63%
Some College45411.07%
Associates Degree1323.22%
Bachelors Degree1644.00%
Graduate Degree611.49%
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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
Black2,3781,40097
White1,4561,049128
Hispanic1901266
Native American6028
2+ Races417
Other Race2727

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.79%.

Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,786$30,250$25,133
Less Than 9th Grade$$$2,500
High School Graduate$19,427$$17,946
Some College$31,027$48,750$
Bachelors Degree$42,917$$34,813
Graduate Degree$29,583$$

$25,786

Average Earnings

$30,250

Average Male

$25,133

Average Female

Jackson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson Language by Age

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Jackson Language

94.85% of Jackson residents speak only English, while 5.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.50% of the population.

Jackson Language

Jackson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black94156159.62%
White98028228.78%
Hispanic795974.68%
Multiple191578.95%

44.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

52.82%

Male Poverty Rate

35.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson is Multiple, with 78.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson is White, with 28.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.63%.

Jackson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.16%
Some College38.03%
High School26.90%
Bachelors or Greater24.85%

Jackson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.55%
Female Employed22.54%
Male Employed11.62%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Jackson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,063$40,572
Families$43,333$49,483
Married Families$55,893-
Non Families$17,426$23,675
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Income by Household Type

Jackson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

16.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Jackson Marital Status by Race

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Jackson Marital Status

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166

Number of Veterans

163

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam94
First Gulf War60
Second Gulf War15
Korea5
World War II

Jackson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6463
65 to 7447
35 to 5444
18 to 347
75+5

Jackson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1116.51%
Black552.03%

Jackson Veterans by Race

Jackson Veterans by Education

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13.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson Veterans by Education

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13.1%

Labor Force Participation

11.8%

Employment Rate

10.5%

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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82.54%

Born in Jackson

98.61%

Native Born

1.39%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.61% of Jackson residents were born in the United States, with 82.54% having been born in Louisiana. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jackson Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,710-9-0.24%
20203,719-9-0.24%
20193,728-9-0.24%
20183,737-10-0.27%
20173,747-13-0.35%
20163,760-1-0.03%
20153,761-16-0.42%
20143,77770.19%
20133,770-28-0.74%
20123,798-23-0.60%
20113,821-8-0.21%
20103,829-301-0.75%
20004,1302390.60%
19903,8917582.19%
19803,133-1,564-3.97%
19704,697-2,075-1.81%
19506,7721,3882.32%
19405,3841,4183.10%
19303,9660.00%

Jackson Population by Year