Jackson County, North Carolina Population 2022

Jackson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 44,952 with a growth rate of 0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, North Carolina is the 61st largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 40,368 and has seen a growth of 11.36% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18605,5150.00%
18706,6831,16821.18%
18807,3436609.88%
18909,5122,16929.54%
190011,8532,34124.61%
191012,9981,1459.66%
192013,3963983.06%
193017,5194,12330.78%
194019,3661,84710.54%
195019,261-105-0.54%
196017,780-1,481-7.69%
197021,5933,81321.45%
198025,8114,21819.53%
199026,8461,0354.01%
201040,36813,52250.37%
201140,240-128-0.32%
201240,6363960.98%
201341,0013650.90%
201440,920-81-0.20%
201541,3053850.94%
201642,6221,3173.19%
201743,2246021.41%
201843,6003760.87%
201943,9383380.78%
202044,2763380.77%
202144,6143380.76%
202244,9523380.76%
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Jackson County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,03982.97%
Black or African American8992.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,2457.47%
Asian3180.73%
Some Other Race1,2122.79%
Two or More Races1,7223.96%
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Jackson County, North Carolina Population by Race

Jackson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Jackson County, North Carolina Median Age

38.5


Total

37.1


Male

39.6


Female

Jackson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 36,197 adults, (8,622 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, North Carolina.

Jackson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

22,340

51.43%

Male

21,095

48.57%

Jackson County, North Carolina Population by Age

Jackson County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All63.7%36.3%
Male63%37%
Female52.1%47.9%
Non Family47.9%52.1%

63.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,0082.3363.7
Married7,4502.881.3
Male8193.6463
Female1,6523.1752.1
Non Family7,0871.547.9

2.85

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Jackson County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2574.48%
9th to 12th Grade2,1077.52%
High School Graduate7,87428.09%
Some College5,58819.94%
Associates Degree3,23411.54%
Bachelors Degree4,40215.71%
Graduate Degree3,56612.72%
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Jackson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black256255115
White23,66921,1817,210
Asian11911922
Native American2,2401,871396
2+ Races65764390
Hispanic1,085574136
Other Race76637365

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 black people with a rate of 44.92%.

Jackson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,502$36,432$30,167
Less Than 9th Grade$22,124$25,780$16,563
High School Graduate$27,846$31,631$25,052
Some College$31,794$37,359$28,003
Bachelors Degree$40,514$44,122$39,413
Graduate Degree$60,060$69,948$53,209

$33,502

Average Earnings

$36,432

Average Male

$30,167

Average Female

Jackson County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Jackson County, North Carolina Language

93.63% of Jackson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.00% of the population.

Jackson County, North Carolina Language

Jackson County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian26924691.45%
Black52325949.52%
Multiple1,61766541.13%
Hispanic2,47494438.16%
White31,7534,82015.18%
Native3,20846414.46%
Other478NaN%

18.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.44%

Male Poverty Rate

18.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, North Carolina is Asian, with 91.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, North Carolina is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.36%.

Jackson County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.89%
High School14.98%
Some College10.24%
Bachelors or Greater7.59%

Jackson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.57%
Male Unemployed39.44%
Female Employed10.02%
Female Unemployed59.83%

Jackson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,820$62,620
Families$63,715$77,469
Married Families$71,022-
Non Families$31,532$39,862
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Income by Household Type

Jackson County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Jackson County, North Carolina 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 County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Jackson County, North Carolina Marital Status

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2,937

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War446
First Gulf War277
Vietnam1,430
Korea277
World War II55

Jackson County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34205
35 to 54392
55 to 64524
65 to 741,063
75+753

Jackson County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5538.32%
Black333.84%
Native American26710.32%
Other Race424.54%
2+ Races424.49%
Hispanic583.69%

Jackson County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Jackson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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7.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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54.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Jackson County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Jackson County, North Carolina 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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62.05%

Born in Jackson County, North Carolina

96.78%

Native Born

3.22%

Foreign Born

2.65%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.78% of Jackson County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 62.05% having been born in North Carolina. 2.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jackson County, North Carolina Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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