Jackson, Minnesota Population 2021

3,145
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Jackson is a city located in Jackson County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Jackson County. With a 2020 population of 3,145, it is the 203rd largest city in Minnesota and the 6107th largest city in the United States . Jackson is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -4.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,299 in 2010. Jackson reached it's highest population of 3,797 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Jackson has a population density of 664 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jackson is $84,799 with a poverty rate of 9.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $711 per month, and the median house value is $117,500. The median age in Jackson is 48.8 years, 48.1 years for males, and 50.6 years for females.

Jackson Demographics

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

  • White: 91.08%
  • Asian: 5.41%
  • Other race: 1.68%
  • Two or more races: 1.58%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jackson, Minnesota is 3,145 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,196.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,299.

Jackson, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,93291.08%
Asian1745.41%
Some Other Race541.68%
Two or More Races511.58%
Black or African American50.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.09%
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Jackson Population by Race

Jackson Population Pyramid $2021

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Jackson Median Age

48.8


Total

48.1


Male

50.6


Female

Jackson Adults

There are 2,667 adults, (760 of whom are seniors) in Jackson.

Jackson Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Sex Ratio

Female

1,624

50.45%

Male

1,595

49.55%

Jackson Population by Age

Jackson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.1%10.9%
All75%25%
Female73.6%26.4%
Non Family54.6%45.4%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5232.0675
Married7822.689.1
Non Family5881.2254.6
Female1062.3173.6
Male473100

2.54

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

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Jackson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade652.73%
9th to 12th Grade1355.67%
High School Graduate72030.26%
Some College57023.96%
Associates Degree32613.70%
Bachelors Degree42417.82%
Graduate Degree1395.84%
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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
White2,1742,071533
Asian11633
Hispanic5140
2+ Races303030
Black55
Native American3

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,703$39,353$31,992
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,844$35,703$36,406
Some College$26,563$32,361$24,694
Bachelors Degree$52,969$70,833$49,191
Graduate Degree$78,563$79,432$73,750

$35,703

Average Earnings

$39,353

Average Male

$31,992

Average Female

Jackson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson Language by Age

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Jackson Language

90.63% of Jackson residents speak only English, while 9.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.01% of the population.

Jackson Language

Jackson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,7901977.06%
Asian1745933.91%
Hispanic1225746.72%
Other531732.08%

9.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.86%

Male Poverty Rate

9.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson is Hispanic, with 46.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson is White, with 7.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.12%.

Jackson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.87%
High School11.76%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%
Some College0.79%

Jackson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.00%
Male Unemployed40.00%
Male Employed15.06%
Female Employed7.74%

Jackson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,972$84,799
Families$64,267$109,725
Married Families$69,706-
Non Families$32,778$42,546
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Income by Household Type

Jackson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jackson Marital Status by Race

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Jackson Marital Status

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207

Number of Veterans

179

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam83
Second Gulf War46
First Gulf War29
World War II12
Korea9

Jackson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7475
75+56
18 to 3432
55 to 6429
35 to 5415

Jackson Veterans by Age

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Jackson Veterans by Race

Jackson Veterans by Education

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3.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

3.7%

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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63.87%

Born in Jackson

94.04%

Native Born

5.96%

Foreign Born

2.55%

Non Citizen

3.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.04% of Jackson residents were born in the United States, with 63.87% having been born in Minnesota. 2.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jackson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,145-17-0.54%
20203,162-17-0.53%
20193,179-17-0.53%
20183,196-30-0.93%
20173,226-8-0.25%
20163,23490.28%
20153,225-59-1.80%
20143,284-4-0.12%
20133,288-16-0.48%
20123,304280.85%
20113,276-28-0.85%
20103,304-197-0.58%
20003,501-58-0.16%
19903,559-238-0.65%
19803,7972470.67%
19703,5501800.52%
19603,370570.17%
19503,3134731.55%
19402,8400.00%

Jackson Population by Year