Jackson, North Carolina Population 2024

400

Jackson is a city located in Northampton County North Carolina. Jackson has a 2024 population of 400. It is also the county seat of Northampton County.Jackson is currently declining at a rate of -1.72% annually and its population has decreased by -6.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 428 in 2020.

The average household income in Jackson is $52,908 with a poverty rate of 23.5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Jackson is 36.9 years, 36.9 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Jackson Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.29%
  • White: 41.88%
  • Two or more races: 2.83%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
396.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.54% (-28)
The current population of Jackson, North Carolina is 400 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 428.

Jackson, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American37155.29%
White28141.88%
Two or more races192.83%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Jackson Population by Race

Jackson Population Pyramid 2024

Jackson Median Age

36.9

Total

36.9

Male

36.9

Female

Jackson Adults

There are 544 adults, (123 of whom are seniors) in Jackson.

Jackson Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Sex Ratio

Female35352.61%
Male31847.39%

Jackson Population by Age

Jackson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2672.3168.931.1
Non Family971.1844.355.7
Married672.151000
Male523.811000
Female513.1643.156.9
showing: 5 rows

2.6

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jackson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Jackson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,652

Average Earnings

$33,077

Average Male

$

Average Female

Jackson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jackson Language

98.77% of Jackson residents speak only English, while 1.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Jackson Language

Jackson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2697327.14%
Black3367221.43%
showing: 2 rows

23.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.91%

Male Poverty Rate

29.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson is White, with 27.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson is Black, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 32.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.36%.

Jackson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40%
Some College37.6%
High School7.5%
Bachelors or Greater6.25%
showing: 4 rows

Jackson Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed31.44%
Male Employed23.08%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Jackson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jackson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.0%

Male Marriage Rate

22.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Jackson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jackson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Jackson Veterans by War

count

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Jackson Veterans by Age

count

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Jackson Veterans by Race

Jackson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

97.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

15.8%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson 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

92.85%

Born in Jackson

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.55% of Jackson residents were born in the United States, with 92.85% having been born in North Carolina. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029365-7-1.88%
2028372-7-1.85%
2027379-7-1.81%
2026386-7-1.78%
2025393-7-1.75%
2024400-7-1.72%
2023407-7-1.69%
2022414-7-1.66%
2021421-7-1.64%
2020428-30-6.55%
2019458-3-0.65%
2018461-4-0.86%
2017465-6-1.27%
2016471-9-1.88%
2015480
2014480-8-1.64%
2013488-8-1.61%
2012496-10-1.98%
2011506-3-0.59%
2010509
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Jackson Population by Year