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.
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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 black people with a rate of 44.92%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Jackson County, North Carolina
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.